The South China Botanical Garden of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, founded in 1929, is one of the nation's most important botanical and ecological research bases.
The 2,129 kilometer Pearl River is the third longest river and the second largest in terms of annual flow capacity in China.
Liuhua Lake, one of the four major man-made lakes of Guangzhou, boasts a total area of 340,000 square meters.
The building of the Guangzhou General Branch of the Qing Dynasty Post Service was constructed in the Guanxu Emperor's rule (1897), during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Regarded as "Guangzhou's parlor", Huacheng Square is in the new central shaft line of Guangzhou and is the largest square built for civilian purpose in Guangzhou. The square opened on Oct 25, 2010.
Guangzhou, known as "the City of Rams", can trace its origins back to a historic legend.