Guangzhou District Map: Latest & Downloadable Area Map 2020

Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangzhou province, consists of 11 districts, including the most city center areas Yuexiu District (越秀区), Liwan District (荔湾区) and Tianhe District (天河区), the areas around the city center - Haizhu District (海珠区), Panyu District (番禺区) and Baiyun District (白云区), and the outskirts - Huangpu District (黄埔区), Nansha District (南沙区), Conghua District (从化区), Zengcheng District (增城区) and Huadu District (花都区).

Guangzhou District Map

Guangzhou District Map

Main Tourist Areas in Guangzhou

Usually, the mainly visited areas in Guangzhou for travelers are Yuexiu District (越秀区) - the old city center, Liwan District (荔湾区), Tianhe District (天河区) - the new city center, Haizhu District (海珠区), Panyu District (番禺区), Baiyun District (白云区) - where Baiyun Internatioanl Airport located in, Huangpu District (黄埔区) and Nansha District (南沙区).

Yuexiu District (越秀区)

◆ Highlights: Beijing Road, The People's Park, Yuexiu Park, Temples of the Six Banyan Trees, Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Sacred Heart Cathedral, GuangZhou Zoo, etc.
◆ Vital Stations and Ports: Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangdong Provincial Bus Station, Tai Sha Tau Cruise Ship Terminal (大沙头游船码头), Jetty Tianzi (天字码头), etc.
◆ Driving Distance to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport: around 34 km/21 mi (40 minutes- 1 hour).

Yuexiu District Attractions Map

Yuexiu District (Guangzhou) Map

Yuexiu District is the oldest downtown area and the old city center of Guangzhou. It enjoys the largest amount of historical and cultural sites in Guangzhou ranging from eight dynasties over 2000 history, like Five-Ram Sculpture and Zhenhai Tower in Yuexiu Park, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Guangxiao Temple, Beijing Lu Pedestrian Street and more.

Aside from those highlights, Yuexiu District also has many vital stations and ports, such as the Guangzhou Railway Station and Guangdong Provincial Bus Station in the northwest part, and Tai Sha Tau Cruise Ship Terminal and Jetty Tianzi in the southest part. Tai Sha Tau Cruise Ship Terminal and Jetty Tianzi are the starting ports for cruising Pearl River.

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Tianhe District (天河区)

◆ Highlights: Zhujiang Park (珠江公园),Tianhe Park (天河公园), Guangdong Museum (广东省博物馆), Flower City Square (花城广场), etc.
◆ Vital Stations and Ports: Guangzhou East Railway Station (Guangzhoudong Railway Station 广州东站)
◆ Driving Distance to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport: around 36 km/ 22mi (about 40 minutes).

Tianhe Guangzhou Map

Tianhe District (Guangzhou) Map

Tianhe District, which is right next to Yuexiu District, is now considered to be the new city center of Guangzhou. In this area, you can find many parks and shopping malls, like Zhujiang Park, Tianhe Park, and Flower City Square. Guangdong Museum, the general museum of Cantonese art, nature, culture and history, is also settled in this area.

For the travelers who want to take Through Trains to Hong Kong Kowloon from Guangzhou, you need to take the trains at Guangzhou East Railway Station in this area.

Liwan District (荔湾区)

◆ Highlights: Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street, Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, Shamian Island, Qingping Chinese Medicine Market (清平中药市场), etc.
◆ Driving Distance to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport: around 35 km/ mi (40 minutes - 1 hour).

Yuexiu District (Guangzhou) Map

District (Guangzhou) Map

Liwan District borders on Yuexiu District, Haizhu District, Panyu District and Baiyun District. It is located on the northern part of Guangzhou city. The main tourist highlights in this area include the colonial Shamian Island, the museum of Lingnan Architectural Art - Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street and Qingping Chinese Medicine Market.

Haizhu District (海珠区)

◆ Highlights: Canton Tower (广州塔), etc.
◆ Driving Distance to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport: around 42 km/ 18mi (about 1 hour).

Haizhu District (Guangzhou) Map

Haizhu District (Guangzhou) Map

Haizhou District neighbors both old city center Yuexiu District and new center Tianhe District. It is surrounded by Pearl River. The most famous Guangzhou Tower, or called Canton Tower is also located in this area.

Panyu District (番禺区)

◆ Highlights: Changlong Tourist Resort (长隆旅游度假区), Panyu Lotus Hill Resort (莲花山), Lingnan Impression Park (岭南印象园), etc.
◆ Vital Stations and Ports: Linahuashan Port (莲花山码头), Guangzhou South Railway Station (Guangzhounan Railway Station 广州南站), etc.
◆ Driving Distance to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport: around 64 km/ 39mi (about 1-1.5 hours).

Yuexiu District Attractions Map

Panyu District (Guangzhou) Map

Panyu District is located on the southern part of Guangzhou, bordering the northernmost part Nansha District. Travelers coming to Panyu District mainly for Changlong Tourist Resort, where they can encounter with various kinds of wild animals, numerous amusement rides and can enjoy stimulating stunt show. There are also other highlights in Panyu District, like Panyu Lotus Hill Resort and Lingnan Impression Park.

For the tourists or business travelers who want to go to Hong Kong from Guangzhou by high speed trains, you need to take the bullet trains at Guangzhou South Railway Station in this area, which is the only railway station in Guangzhou for the high speed trains traveling between Guangzhou and Hong Kong. If you want to travel between Guangzhou and Hong Kong by ferry, you can also get on or get off the ferry at the Linahuashan Port in Panyu District.

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Baiyun District (白云区)

◆ Highlights: Baiyun Mountain (白云山), etc.
◆ Vital Stations and Ports: Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (广州白云国际机场)
◆ Driving Distance to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport: around 30 km/ 18 mi (about 30 minutes).

Baiyun District (Guangzhou) Map

Baiyun District (Guangzhou) Map

Baiyun District is where the largest airport of southern China - Baiyun International Airport settled in. The most popular Baiyun Mountain is also located in this area.

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Huangpu District (黄埔区)

◆ Vital Stations and Ports: Whampoa Military Academy
◆ Driving Distance to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport: around 90 km/ 56mi (about 1.5-2 hours).

Huangpu District (Guangzhou) Map

Huangpu District (Guangzhou) Map

The present Huangpu District consists of the original Huangpu District and the Luogang District (萝岗区).If you are a historian or history buff, don't miss the Former Site of Whampoa Military Academy in this area, which offers a good insight into the modern history and Chinese military history.

Nansha District (南沙区)

◆ Vital Stations and Ports: Nansha Port (南沙客运港)
◆ Driving Distance to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport: around 90 km/ 56mi (about 1.5-2 hours).

Nansha District (Guangzhou) Map

Nansha District (Guangzhou) Map

Nansha District at the southern tip of Guangzhou city has the only Guangzhou Hong Kong Ferry Port that can be reached by the city metro. Therefore, it is a good idea for you to extend your journey to the metropolis Hong Kong from this port in Nansha District after the exploring of Guangzhou.

Useful Links:
>> Guangzhou Metro
>> Guangzhou to Hong Kong Ferry

How to Plan a Guangzhou Tour

Usually, it takes about 2-3 days for the travelers coming to Guangzhou to savor the delicate and delicious Cantonese Food and catch its top classic highlights like Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, Canton Tower, Museum of the Mausoleum of Nanyue King, Yuexiu Park, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Shamian Island, Pearl River, etc.
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For the visitors on business travel to attend the Canton Fair (usually lasts for 3 days) in Guangzhou, you are suggested to spend 6-7 days in total to enjoy the big global event and also explore the famous attractions of Guangzhou.
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