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Guangdong Olympic Stadium
~11.53 miles from Panyu city center
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The Guangdong Olympic Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. Currently used mostly for football matches, the stadium was built in 2001. It has a capacity of 80,012 with multi-colored seats, positioned in multiple sections, and are connected via a ribbon pattern.The Guangdong Olympic Stadium was opened to the public for the ninth National Games of the People's Republic of China in 2001. It was originally planned to help host the 2008 Summer Olympics until a decision was made to construct the National Stadium in Beijing. The original design for the Guangdong Olympic Stadium was announced in 1999. Taking Guangzhou's nickname, the Flower City, the American architectural firm of Ellerbe Becket designed Guangdong Olympic Stadium's sunscreen roof to resembl...
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Guangdong Museum of Art
~11.78 miles from Panyu city center
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The Guangdong Museum of Art consists of twelve indoor exhibition halls covering an area of 8,000 square meters as well as an outdoor Sculpture Garden that is 5,000 square meters in size. Each year, the museum hosts nearly sixty exhibitions. The museum hosts a variety of exhibitions from smaller intimate looks at the work of contemporary artists to exhibitions larger in scale such as that of sculptor Henry Moore. Recently, the Guangdong Museum of Art has initiated a Triennial Exhibition of contemporary art, both Chinese and international. Every year, the museum displays a large exhibition of the museum’s permanent collection of sculpture, painting, and ceramic work. The permanent collection includes contemporary artistic works of the coastal areas of China and Guangdong Province as well a...
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~12.98 miles from Panyu city center
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Tianhe Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Guangzhou, China. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 60,000. It was built in 1987, and hosted the final of the inaugural FIFA Women's World Cup in 1991. Some high attendance matches of local football team Guangzhou Pharmaceutical are played at the stadium.February 7, 1989 Lunar New Year, Hong Kong Television Broadcasts Limited and Guangdong Television Broadcasts Limited to live together in Guangzhou Tianhe Sports Centre and at the White Swan Hotel for the "10 anniversary of Yang cheng He Sui Wan jia Huan" or Chinese New Year Celebration in Guangzhou.
|#4 of 20 Things To Do in Panyu|
~13.23 miles from Panyu city center
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CITIC Plaza (simplified Chinese: ????; traditional Chinese: ????; pinyin: Zhongxìn Guangchang) is a skyscraper built in Tianhe District, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. Its structural height is 391 m (1,283 ft) 80 stories including two tall antenna-like spires on the top. Completed in 1997, it is the tallest concrete building in the world. Currently, it ranks as the fourth tallest building in China, seventh in Asia, and eighth worldwide.Located in the growing and expanding Tianhe District, it is part of a complex of the same name which also consists of two 38-story residential buildings. Its proximity includes a new train station which serves the extremely busy Guangzhou-Shenzhen and Guangzhou-Hong Kong railways. A new metro station, and the Tianhe Sports Center, where the 6th Nat...
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Haizhu Wholesale Market
~13.73 miles from Panyu city center
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A flea and street market. A hodgepodge of products you will find ranging from GIFT and NOVELTY ITEMS, TOYS, FOODSTUFF, PENS and WRITING INSTRUMENTS, FLOWER ORNAMENTS, HOBBIES, etc. Be prepared to buy at big quantities.
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~13.76 miles from Panyu city center
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Guangzhou Zoo is the second largest Zoo in Southern China (the largest zoo in China is Xiangjiang Safari Park, Panyu District, Guangzhou). Guangzhou Zoo has a wide range of animals, however some of the enclosures are disappointing due to there size and 'older' type design. Some work has been done recently to upgrade some exhibits (such as the orangutans).
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Sacred Heart Cathedral
~13.99 miles from Panyu city center
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The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus also known as Sacred Heart Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Canton, South China. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Guangzhou (Canton).The cathedral is located at 56 Yide Lu (or Yat Tak Road), Canton. Being on the north bank of the Pearl River, the cathedral stands at the heart of the busy old district.
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Museum and Tomb of the Southern Yue Kings (Nan Yue Wang Mu)
~14.24 miles from Panyu city center
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Nanyue (Chinese: ??) was an ancient kingdom that consisted of parts of the modern Chinese provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan and much of modern northern Vietnam. The kingdom was established by the Chinese general Zhao Tuo (Traditional Chinese: ??; pinyin: Zhào Tuo) of the Qin dynasty who assimilated the customs of the Yue peoples and central China in his territory. Its capital was named Panyu (??), in today's Guangzhou, China. In Vietnam, the name Tri?u Dynasty (based on the Vietnamese pronunciation of the surname Zhào) is used to refer to the lineage of kings of Nanyue, and by extension the era of Nanyue rule.In 1983, the ancient tomb of the Nanyue King Wang Mu (??) was discovered in Guangzhou, Guangdong. In 1988, the Museum of the Tomb of the King of Southern Yue in Western H...
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Temple of Five Genies (Wuxian Guan)
~14.34 miles from Panyu city center
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It is said that at the time of Emperor Yi of the Zhou Dynasty (1122-770 B.C.), five immortals riding five goats with rice ears in their mouths descended on the then Guangzhou by bestowing the local people with rice. Having wished the locals bumper harvests in the future, the immortals rose to the sky and disappeared. This footprint is said to have been left by one of them but it was filled with water when I was there.
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Huaisheng Mosque (Huaisheng Guangtisi)
~14.48 miles from Panyu city center
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Attraction type: Religious site, Historic sitehttp://www.gz.gov.cn/vfs/subsite/QFZZQNCH-UEYR-RYE...Address: 55 Guangta Lu Guangzhou ChinaTel: 8620-38828309
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Qingping Market (Qingping Shichang)
~14.65 miles from Panyu city center
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Qingping Shichang, called in English the "Peaceful Market" is the product of Deng Xiaoping's infamous capitalist-style economic reforms of the late 1970's, and one of the first private markets to flourish in the People's Republic... This market is well known for the vast array of bizarre (to a westerner) food items which are on sale...
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Six Banyon Tree Temple and Flower Pagoda (Liurong Temple)
~14.70 miles from Panyu city center
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Situated in the heart of Guangzhou City, the Six Banyan Tree Temple is a renowned Buddhist cultural site. It was originally called Baozhuangyan Temple and was renamed in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) as Six Banyan Temple after the eminent poet and calligrapher Su Dongpo (1037-1101) of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) visited the temple. He was so impressed by the six banyan trees in the courtyard of the temple, that he immediately inscripted two characters 'Liu Rong' (six banyan trees) as the temple's name. So it is also known as Liu Rong Temple in Chinese.Built in 537, covering an area of over 7,000 square metres, the temple features a 57.6 meter high Flower Pagoda, the tallest old structure in the Guangzhou.The Flower Pagoda was built in the Liang period of the Southern Dyna...
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National Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall
~14.77 miles from Panyu city center
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The National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is located in Taipei City, Taiwan, Republic of China. It is a memorial to the Republic of China's National Father, Dr.Sun Yat-sen, and was completed on May 16, 1972. As the hall was opened in the very beginning, its main displays were revolutionary events of the national father at the end of the Qing Dynasty. Recently it became a multi-purpose social, educational and cultural center for the Taiwanese public.
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~14.92 miles from Panyu city center
Hotels Close to Guangxiao Si
A wooden Laughing Buddha greets you at the entrance of this 4th-century Buddhist temple, one of the oldest in Guangzhou.Familiar with Bright Filial Piety Temple (Guangxiao Si)? Write your own description and share what you know with other travelers.Attraction type: Religious site, Architectural buildingAddress: Guangxiao Lu Guangzhou
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Bright Filial Piety Temple (Guangxiao Si)
~14.94 miles from Panyu city center
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Zhenhai Tower (Five Story Pagoda)
~15.00 miles from Panyu city center
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Traveler Description:Perched on top of Yuexiu Hill, this five-story tower (also known as the Five-Story Pagoda) was built by Zhu Liangzu, one of the rulers of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in testimony of his power. Attraction type: Historic site, Observation deck/towerAddress: Yuexiu Hill Guangzhou China
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Yuexiu Park (Yuexiu Gongyuan)
~15.09 miles from Panyu city center
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Attraction Type: ParkAddress: Xiaobei, Yingyuan, Huanshi & N Jiefang Rds, Guangzhou, Guangdong, ChinaPhone Number: 8620-38828309
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The Western Han Museum of the Nanyue King Mausoleum
~15.17 miles from Panyu city center
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The Museum of the Tomb of the King of Southern Yue in Western Han Dynasty is a museum in Jiefangbei Road, Yuexue District, Guangzhou, southern China. With an area of 1,4000 sq. m, the tomb is the witness of Guangzhou’s history of over 2,000 years. It is well known for its well-preserved tomb and funerary antiquity from the Han Dynasty, as well as elegant and grand architecture from the Lingnan (south of the Nanling Mountain) area.The owner of the tomb is the second king, King Wen of Nanyue of the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-24 A.D.).Hidden 20 meters (65.6 feet) underground, the tomb is made up of 750 huge stones with colorful murals. The over 1,000 pieces of cultural relics, bronzeware and terra cotta ware in particular, feature the Yue Culture of south China (Nanyue Culture). Repr...
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Chen Family Temple Guangdong Folk Art Museum
~15.26 miles from Panyu city center
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Occupying an area of 15,000 square meters, the Ancestral Temple of Chen Family is a fine piece of architecture of Cantonese style, composed of six courtyards, nine main halls, and nineteen buildings. It is considered as one of the four main cultural attractions in Guangdong Province in China with the three others being- the Ancestors' Temple in Foshan City, the former Residence of Sun Yat-sen in Zhongshan City and the Opium War Memorial Hall in Dongguan City. The Ancestral Temple of Chen Family, given another name called Chen Clan Academy later, was built between 1890 and 1894 during the reign of Emperor Guangxu of the Qing dynasty. The temple was funded by Chen's families in 72 counties of Guangdong province as well as some oversea members of Family Chen. The original function of this...
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~27.84 miles from Panyu city center
Hotels Close to Guan Yin
Guanyin (Chinese: ??; pinyin: guan yin; Wade-Giles: kuan-yin, Japanese: Kannon, Korean: Gwan-eum) is the bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female. The name Guanyin is short for Guanshi'yin (???, pinyin: guanshì yin, Wade-Giles: kuan-shih yin) which means "Observing the Sounds (or Cries) of the World".It is generally accepted (in Chinese community) that Guanyin originated as the Sanskrit Avalokitesvara (????????????), which is her male form. Commonly known in the West as the Goddess of Mercy, Guanyin is also revered by Chinese Taoists as an Immortal. However, in Taoist mythology, Guan Yin has other origination stories which are not directly related to Avalokitesvara.