Shamian is a former concession area and a must-visit attraction in Guangzhou. The area here is not large, but it is full of European traces dating back to the 19th century English-French concession. There are many beautiful and intricate historical buildings, statues, pavilions, flower beds and fountains. Today, Shamian is filled with many cafes, fine dining restaurants and bars, etc. It is a good place to spend your evening.
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One-day tour route in Guangzhou:
🌟Morning: Shamian. Shamian is an important commercial port in Guangzhou. After a hundred years, more than ten countries have set up consulates in Shamian. Shamian is similar to the Bund in Shanghai. You can see various European-style buildings. Recommended Starbucks and McDonald's, feel the collision of modernity and history.
🌟Afternoon：Yong Qing Fang，This is an old street full of literature and art in Guangzhou. It not only retains the historical flavor of Guangzhou, but also incorporates new architectural concepts. There are many literary and artistic shops to visit. You can go to Bruce Lee’s ancestral residence and Zhan Tianyou’s former residence. In the nearby park, you can also see the aunts performing Cantonese opera, full of literary and artistic atmosphere.
It is the second tallest tower in China and a landmark building in Guangzhou. Be sure to go to Guangzhou Tower South Plaza to take pictures, you can take a panoramic view of the Canton Tower. There are many internet celebrity bars and restaurants nearby, where you can eat dinner.
Guangzhou Travel|Reviewing the 100-year history in the time corridor of the sand surface~
sand surface, located in the southwest of Guangzhou city, is a small island facing the six-two-three road, with eight streets and alleys The area is only 0.3 square kilometers, but the environment is beautiful, the trees are sprouting, and the buildings full of European style cover the entire island.
In the sand, you will find that all the buildings, after the baptism of the years, have a sorrowful taste that is unclear. I visited it, saw history, and heard the past.
Speaking of these buildings, one of the architects that had to be mentioned was Pane. There were many buildings on the sand surface from his hands and friends.
Pane is an Australian. He studied architecture at the Gordon Institute of Technology in Australia. He traveled to Africa, Europe, the United States and New Zealand. He came to the sand in 1903 and founded the building with Bertier. The business of the main business was quickly established in Guangzhou. After that, it became famous as a architect in the architect and became an important practitioner and witness of the modernization of Guangzhou's cities and buildings.
So in the sand, like a time corridor, the picture is constantly being played back, and each building has its own story and history.
Punch Guangzhou European-style building|Open-air "Museum" [Sand surface]
Address: No. 2-3, Shah Nai South Street, Liwan District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China/Hh/ Time: All day
Introduction: As the earliest open port city in China, Guangzhou has brought about cultural integration because of its openness, and this exotic island has been fortunately preserved as a building. This Chinese-Western style building has made the sand surface an existing open-air architecture museum in Guangzhou, and instantly returns to the 19th century European town.
[Formerly the former site of HSBC]
Located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Shamian Street and Shamian Street, the classical mountain door built by gray granite, the tall round window, short stay, Time goes back to Dunlun in the 19th century.
[Lude Catholic Church of Our Lady]
The church of the French Consulate was established. The small spires of the four corners are surrounded by various Chinese elements and it feels wonderful.
[The former site of Guangdong Customs]
commonly known as the Great Bell Tower, it is one of the representative works of modern neoclassical architecture in Guangzhou in modern times. Although it has withdrawn from the stage of history, it has contributed to the development of Guangdong's foreign trade.
In addition to the sand, there are many cafes, restaurants, and consulates and museums in various countries, and the rich colors give the buildings here. Unique appearance, especially suitable for taking pictures ~
1 Through the sunlight through the shade of the shade, interact with the building, there will be a good picture!
2The shooting building can also adopt the combination of motion and static, pre-select the angle in advance, the characters move in the picture, adopt the continuous shooting mode, and finally the one that is perfect in composition is preferred.
3You can also take advantage of the structure of the building to take pictures of depth and symmetry.
coming to the sand surface is mainly to look at the buildings and photographs. There are more than 150 European-style buildings in the sand surface. It is essential to take pictures in Guangzhou. The photos will not be disturbed. There are very few tourists coming, and the most people who can see it are the new people who come here to take wedding photos. It is recommended to walk to the Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street after the end of the sand play, and then walk to Yongqing Square after a full meal. The route is very smooth! Miss sisters can't miss the place to take pictures!