Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Guangzhou

Enjoy the area's festivals, museums and monuments with a rental holiday home in Guangzhou. Renowned for its shopping, temples and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include The Western Han Museum of the Nanyue King Mausoleum and Guangdong Folk Art Museum. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Guangzhou

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Guangzhou a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guangzhou Culture Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Guangzhou Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Gold Coast Water Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Baie-Tan Bar Street (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Big Hippo Water World (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Guangzhou Crocodile Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Guangzhou

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Guangzhou is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Yuexiu Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • People's Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Martyr's Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Huanghuagang Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Shamian Island (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Haiyin Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Guangzhou

Fly into Foshan (FUO-Shadi), the closest airport, located 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Guangzhou (CAN-Baiyun Intl.), which is 18.5 mi (29.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station and Guangzhou Shipai Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Guangzhou by jumping on the metro at Peasant Movement Institute Station, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Station or Gongyuanqian Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Guangzhou?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 6 vacation rentals near Guangzhou. From 4 flats & apartments to 4 studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Guangzhou for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.