The Capital city of

Guang Dong Province



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Summer:

Temperature  - averages between 25 C. & 30 C.

Winter:
Mild and pleasant.

Typhoon Season:

8 to 10 gale force strikes in this part of China several times a year between July and September.



Contents

History

City Map

Places of Interest

MTR Map

Gourmet Food

From the Editor

Travel Information








History

Guang Zhou (also known as Canton or Five Goats City), the capital city of Guang Dong province, is situated at the Southern part of China, one of the major busy gateways to Mainland China via Hong Kong or Macao. This place is associated with trade routes, making it a center for foreign commerce for over 2000 years.

(1)

The First settlement was founded in third century B.C. (Han Dynasty - B.C. 206 - 220 A.D.), and the first foreign visitors from Rome (Italy) and India were also recorded during this period.

(2)

Tang Dynasty (A.D. 714), the first trading port was formally established and officials were appointed to oversee the foreign trades.

(3)

In 10th Century, the capital of Southern Han known as Xing Wang Su was established here, which maintained and developed trading relationships with Persian and Arabian traders.

(4) In 1514, Portuguese traders arrived, followed by Spanish, Dutch, British, etc.








City Map

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Railway Stations

(R1) Guang Zhou Railway Station
(MTR: Line 2.16 or Line 5.06)

(R2) Guang Zhou East Railway Station
(MTR: Line 1.16 or Line 3.18 / APM Line)

(R3) Guang Zhou South Railway Station 
(MTR: Line 2.01 or Line 7.01)

Ex Exhibition Center

Airport

Airport North - Terminal 2

(MTR: Line 3.30)

Airport South - Terminal 1

(MTR: Line 3.29)

Places

(1) Yue Xiu Park
(2) Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall
(3) Museum - Southern Yue
(4) Lou Ron Si -  Six Banyan Tree Temple 
(5) Kong Hou Jit 
(6) Chan Jia Ci - Chan Family Temple 
(7) Sha Mein 
(8) 72 Martyrs - Mausoleum
(9) Pedestrian's Street - Bei Jin Lu
(10) Pedestrian's Street - Seung Ha Kou Lu

Lu (road)

L1 Huan Shi Lu
L2 Dong Fung Lu
L3 Chong Shan Lu

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MTR Map

Stations detail



Stations detail






Ticketing

Choose language version from the ticketing machine, followed by destination station, insert the required fares, a round token will be dispensed.

Note:-

1) Passengers can get small change from Service Counter in the foyer.

2) One day or three days pass are also available.



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Line 1
1.16
1.14
1.13
1.12
1.09
1.05
1.01

3.18
3.11
5.11
6.14
2.13
6.07
GF18


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Line 2
2.24
2.16
2.13
2.12
2.09
2.02
2.01

3.25
5.06
1.09
6.10
8.19
7.02
7.01


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Line 3
3.28
3.25
3.19
3.18
3.17
3.11
3.10
3.09
3.08
3.03


9.11
2.24
6.20
1.16
APM
1.14
5.13
APM/THZ1
8.23
7.05



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Line 4
4.22
4.21
4.18

5.18
8.28/THZ1
7.09


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Line 5
5.21
5.18
5.13
5.11
5.09
5.06
5.02

13.01
4.12
3.10
1.13
6.15
2.16
6.05


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Line 6
6.21
6.20
6.15
6.14
6.10
6.07
6.05

3.16
3.19
5.09
1.12
2.12
1.05
5.02


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Line 7
7.09
7.05
7.02
7.01

4.18
3.03
2.02
2.01


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Line 8
8.28
8.23
8.19
8.17

4.21/THZ1
3.08
2.09
GF21


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Line 9
9.11

3.28


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Line 13
13.01

5.21


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Line 14

MTR Line located in the north-eastern part of Guang Zhou


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APM Line
APM09
APM01

3.17
3.09


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Guang Fo Line
GF21
GF18

8.17
1.01


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THZ1 Line
THZ1.11
THZ1.01

4.21/8.28
3.09/APM


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From the Editor

Information for Applying Visa, Accommodation, Transportation and Tours - see Business section - Additional Information

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