World Routes 2018

The 24th World Route Development Forum

Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
15 – 18 September 2018

Exploring Guangzhou

Get to know the city through visiting the beautifully varied areas of its different districts.  

Here are some of the most incredible spaces to discover in Guangzhou:

Shamian Island

shamian island

Forget everything you think you know about commercial Guangzhou with a leisurely stroll along the tree-lined boulevards of Shamian Island. Strict traffic control on the island means problems such as traffic jams and exhaust pollution don't exist here, making it the perfect place to unwind.

Yuexiu Park

Yuexiu Park

Deep within Guangzhou's Yuexiu Park, you will find a combination of cultural relics and ecological wonders, including the Statue of the Five Rams.

Baiyun Mountain Park

Baiyun Mountain Park

Accessible by tram or foot, the peak of this breathtakingly beautiful viewpoint provides an expansive outlook over Guangzhou.

Canton Tower, Tianhe District

canton tower day

Located in Guangzhou's elegant Tianhe District, the world's seventh tallest tower is equipped with luxury shopping mall, restaurant, hotel and an observatory on the 111th floor.

Useful Phrases

Although Cantonese is the primary language spoken in Guangzhou, Mandarin is also widely understood. Here are some useful phrases to enrich your stay:

English Cantonese Mandarin
Hello! ney hou! ni hao!
I am... ngo hey... wo shi...
Thank you  duo tse  xie xie
 Bye-bye  zoi gin  zai jian
 Can I have the bill please?  my dan?  mai dan?
 Excuse me, please... mm guoi  lao jia
How much (price)? gei tsin? duo shao gian?