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Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Guangzhou

Enjoy the area's festivals, museums and monuments with a rental holiday home in Guangzhou. Renowned for its shopping, temples and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include The Western Han Museum of the Nanyue King Mausoleum and Guangdong Folk Art Museum. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Guangzhou

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Guangzhou a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guangzhou Culture Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Guangzhou Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Gold Coast Water Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Baie-Tan Bar Street (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Big Hippo Water World (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Guangzhou Crocodile Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Guangzhou

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Guangzhou is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Yuexiu Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • People's Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Martyr's Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Huanghuagang Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Shamian Island (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Haiyin Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Guangzhou

Fly into Foshan (FUO-Shadi), the closest airport, located 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Guangzhou (CAN-Baiyun Intl.), which is 18.5 mi (29.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station and Guangzhou Shipai Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Guangzhou by jumping on the metro at Peasant Movement Institute Station, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Station or Gongyuanqian Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Guangzhou?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6 holiday lettings around Guangzhou. From 4 flats & apartments to 4 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Guangzhou?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Guangzhou. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bowrington: 50 holiday homes
  • Tsim Sha Tsui: 156 holiday homes
  • Hong Kong: 413 holiday homes
  • Sheung Wan: 42 holiday homes
  • Hong Kong SAR: 419 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Guangzhou! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Guangzhou?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Guangzhou. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mid-levels Escalators: 419 holiday rentals
  • Hong Kong Disneyland Resort Station: 419 holiday rentals
  • Hong Kong Nam Cheong Station: 419 holiday rentals
  • Hong Kong Tung Chung Station: 416 holiday rentals
  • Hong Kong Hang Hau Station: 414 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Guangzhou listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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