Speaking of the natural sights, the Yuexiu Park, which is reputed for its pretty water and hills, is in the number. The interests in Yuexiu Park include the stone sculpture of the Five Rams, Zhenhai Tower, the site of the Ming Dynasty City Wall, and Square Cannon Site etc.
Guangzhou is also named City of Rams, because ram is highly regarded as the gods who has ever brought the rice for the Cantonese to help them go through the famine. The sculptures of five rams carrying the ear of rice in mouth may catch your eyes and touch your heart.
Zhenhai Tower with the deep red coat is a shinning part of the cultural sites in Guangzhou. With a height of 28 meters and a scope of 31 meters, this tower is praised as the most spectacular scene in the south area of Five Ridges. It was the tallest building in Guangzhou in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), from where the entire sight of Guangzhou city, the splendid Pearl River and the grand mountains, can be caught.
There are three artificial lakes inside the Yuexiu Park, the East lake, South Lake and the North Lake, all of which are good places to go for different purposes.
East Lake provides the Children’s playground and barbecue field for the people to kill the leisure time, while the South Lake is a paradise for fishing and painting because there is a lawn of 5,000 m2, and the North is an ideal resort for boating where is also equipped with the specified zone for the aged people.
Opening Hours: 06:10 -- 21:00
Recommended Time for a Visit: 45 minutes
Ticket Price: free for entrance
Location: No. 988, North Jiefang Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Transportation: Subway No. 2, tour bus No. 1 and bus No. 5, 6, 7, 10, 42, 87, 184, 191, 219, 220, 66, 101, 103, 105, 108, 109, 110, 113, 180, 182, 185, 203, 211, 21, 24, 265, 284, 519, 528, 555, 556 and 211 can bring you here directly.