Why You Should Visit Guangzhou
Guangzhou is China’s third biggest city offering a unique blend of historical landmarks and modern attractions to suit people of all tastes. Any visit to the city would not be complete without seeing some of its unique landmarks in person such as the traditional Xiguan Residence or the stunning Liurong Temple with its Flowering Pagoda. The city also boasts many excellent museums and galleries like the Guangdong Museum, the largest in the city, and the Guangdong Museum of Art which mainly exhibits contemporary work. If you want an escape from the city atmosphere then you will find plenty of gardens, lakes and parks in the city like the sprawling Yuexiu Park which is China’s largest urban park. There are also plenty of attractions for children including multiple theme parks, while adventurous travelers can journey out of the city and explore the beautiful natural landscape with places like Baiyun Mountain just a short trip away.
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Arriving In Guangzhou
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is the primary airport serving Guangzhou ranking as the third busiest airport in China. The airport itself is set within a single terminal complex split into three sections and offers an extensive range of amenities and services to keep travelers happy. When you have touched down at the airport there are plenty of ways to travel into the city including by public transport with metro and bus services available. Inside the airport there are many places to eat and drink as well as an excellent selection of retail and duty-free shopping.
Those looking to book flights from the UAE to Guangzhou you will be able to make the trip directly out of Dubai. Currently both Emirates and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Dubai, with all flights departing from Dubai International Airport.
Guangzhou Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to China will have to apply for a visa first before making the journey. The weather in Guangzhou stays relatively warm for the majority of the year, although you can expect plenty of rainfall in the city if you visit between April and September. Many choose to visit the city between October and March when temperatures are a lot cooler and rainfall is minimal.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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