Located in Guangdong Province, Guangzhou is the third biggest city in China after Beijing and Shanghai with a population of more than 12 million. It was founded approximately 2000 years ago and has grown and developed into a modern city. The city plays a major role in trading, cultural exchanges, many revolutions and reforms.
Guangzhou is comprised of ten districts. Among them, Yuexiu and Liwan which are the centre of Cantonese culture and has been the city centre since the imperial era. Guangzhou has one of the most expensive real estate markets in China along with Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen.
October and November are the best months to visit Guangzhou and most of the rain falls between April and September. The annual Autumn China Import and Export Fair will be held in late October when flooded with hordes of tourists and business travellers. Most visitors are unlikely to come during spring as spring is a rainy season, while the high rainfall period is during May and June.
Bohol–Panglao International Airport – Bohol–Panglao International Airport is also known as New Bohol International Airport and serves the city of Bohol and Panglao. The international airport is a new airport on Panglao Island in the province of Bohol, the Philippines replacing Tagbilaran Airport to cater to the increasing number of passengers. Besides that, this airport also regarded as the first eco-airport in the Philippines.
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport – This international airport is the major airport of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, China. It acts as hubs for airlines such as 9 Air, China Southern Airlines, FedEx Express, Hainan Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines. In 2017, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport was China's third-busiest and world's 13th-busiest airport by passenger traffic, with over 65 million passengers. The airport also is China's third-busiest and the 19th-busiest worldwide as for cargo traffic. The airport's expansion plan was approved by the National Development and Reform Commission in August 2008. There is a third runway and other facilities included new indoor and outdoor car parks and metro and inter-city train services.
Guangzhou experiences a humid subtropical climate influenced by the East Asian Monsoon with rainfall and also hot and high in humidity during summer. During the summer, the average high temperature in July is 32°C and the average humidity is 82%.
Chimelong Safari Park- Also known as the Xiangjiang Safari Park, the park comprised of various selection of beautiful and exotic animals including the world's largest collection of white tigers, a first-class Giant Panda centre, and many protected species like the Giant Salamander. The park gives visitors two options to enjoy the safari which are the "Safari on Wheels" and the walk-through animal exhibits. The Safari on Wheels is similar to the "drive-thru" experience that will take you around by trams to the savannahs, plains, lakes and all the different habitats where the animals roam around freely. On the other hand, the walk-through part of the park is where all the different habitats and exhibits are. This is where you find the Giant Panda Center and the different theme areas like the African Savannah with the rhinos, hippos, zebras and giraffes.
Guangxiao Temple- Situated at the north end of Guangxiao Road, Guangxiao Temple is known as Bright Filial Piety Temple or Guangxiaosi. It was initially built during the Western Han Dynasty (207 BC - 24 AD) as a private house and was used as a lecture hall before being dedicated completely to the function of a Zen Buddhist Temple during the Southern Song Dynasty. The main complex consists of Mahavira Hall, Sixth Ancestor Hall (Liuzudian), Samgharama Hall, Heavenly King Hall (Tianwangdian), the East and West Iron Towers, and the Mahakaruna Dharani Sutra Pillar. The East and West Iron Towers in Guangxiao Temple are the oldest iron towers in China.
Yuexiu Park- It is the largest park in Guangzhou with an area of 860,000 square meters. It is made up of three artificial lakes and seven hills of Yuexiu Mountain as well as three artificial lakes which are Dongxiu, Nanxiu, and Beixiu. Dongxiu Lake and Nanxiu Lake, as well as Beixiu Lake, are surrounded by trees and Beixiu Lake is open for boating and fishing. Besides that, the lakes are connected with arch bridges and decorated with pavilions and corridors in the Lingnan Style. Among the facilities offered here are swimming pool, gymnasium, restaurants, stalls, museum and art museum. The admission-free is free of charge.