Entertainment in Guangzhou


If a friend comes to Guangzhou from afar, Cantonese will take him/her to walk around the Shangxia Jiu Lu and Teem Plaza area. Shangxia Jiu Lu is the most influential traditional commercial street in Guangzhou.

Shangxia Jiu Lu

Shangxia Jiu Lu Pedestrian Street is located in the Liwan District of Xiguan, a prosperous traditional commercial district. It is the first commercial pedestrian street in Guangzhou. Walking into this street, you will see the featured Qi Lou, an old building style that exists in Guangzhou and its neighboring areas, on both sides of the road. It reflects the strong Lingnan Culture. Be sure to go to Shangxia Jiu Lu. Even if you don't buy anything, just walking along this street you will feel the cultural atmosphere in the street with Qi Lou on both sides.

Zhuangyuan Fang

If you are interested in Japanese and Korean fashion, go to Zhuangyuan Fang. Although it is a small lane less than 200 meters long, the Zhuangyuan Fang attracts numerous visitors by its most fashionable clothes, ornaments, and small articles that are popular with young people.

Teem Plaza area

The Teem Plaza has become the new commercial center of Guangzhou. Here boutiques, shops selling fantastic goods and restaurants come together.

Hualin Jadeware Street

Hualin Jadeware Street is a street mainly dealing with retail, wholesale and jade and jewelry processing. Hualin Jadeware Street has already been the famed Jadeware Fair. At present, hundreds of jadeware stores are found here. Best-quality jades from Burma and Yunnan Province are made into jade bracelets, rings and other wares.

Wende Calligraphy and Painting Street

Wende Calligraphy and Painting Street neighboring the Beijing Lu are known as 'Guangzhou Gallery'. Stores selling works of calligraphy and craftworks line both sides of the road.

Yide Lu Seafood Market

Yide Lu Seafood Market is the home of famous dried seafood. You will find a wide variety such as shark's fin, oysters, abalone and cuttlefish... Shan Hai Cheng and Hai Zhong Bao are the most reputed seafood markets here.

The Clothes Wholesale Market

The Clothes Wholesale Market, Gaodi Street from Beijing Nan Lu at the east to Qiyi Lu at the west and Hongmian Clothes Market at F1, 2 and 3, No. 184, Huanshi Xi Lu, Guangzhou.

Highsun Electrical Appliance Market

Highsun Electrical Appliance Market is the right place for those who want to buy electrical appliances.

   Night scene (The Pearl River Night Cruise)  

The night scene viewed on the Zhujiang (the Pearl River) is so enchanting that you must have a look. The best way is by boat. The trip will start from the Xidi Dock and end at the Guangzhou Bridge. There are more than thirty attractive areas along the bank.

   Bars & Pubs  

Three famous bar streets: Binjiang Lu, Huanshi Lu and Bai'e Tan, are the best known in Guangzhou. Binjiang Lu Bar Street is by the bank of the Zhujiang (Pearl River), and has lovely scenery. Huanshi Lu Bar Street is located in the city center of Guangzhou. However, the Bai'e Tan Bar Street, located at Changdi Lu on the bank of Bai'e Tan (White Goose Pond), is the most exotic.