Ancient Guangzhou

Highlights: Chen Clan Academy, Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, china factory

Tour Type: Private Tour

Tour Code: CCT-GZSE02

Duration: 8 hours

Meal: Chinese Lunch

Tour Price: From 80 USD Click for Price Details

Chen Clan AcademyIn the morning, you will be greeted by the local guide at the pier. First you will visit the Chen Clan Academy. Located at Zhongshan 7th Road, the Chen Clan Academy is a symmetric complex consist 19 buildings with nine halls and six courtyards. Facing south, the complex forms around a north-south axis. A large collection of southern China art pieces, for example, wood carvings and pottery, can be found in the structure. The Chen Clan Academy complex exemplifies traditional Chinese architecture and decoration style, and has influenced cultural and architectural developments worldwide. It was added in the list of "Cultural Relics of National Importance under the Protection of the State" in 1988. Then you will continue to visit the Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King. Hidden 20 meters (65.6 feet) underground, the tomb is made up of 750 huge stones with colorful murals. The over 1,000 pieces of cultural relics, bronze ware and terra cotta ware in particular, feature the Yue Culture of south China (Nanyue Culture). Represented also are traces of central Chinese culture, the Chu culture of south China, the Bashu culture of southwest China, the culture from the northern grassland, and even foreign cultures.

The tomb was discovered in 1983 and the museum opened in 1988. It is 20 meters under Xianggang Shan (Elephant Hill) in Guangzhou on a construction site for a hotel, and was excavated. The tomb is nearly 11 meters long and over 12 meters wide. It is divided in seven parts, with a front chamber, east and west wing rooms, the main coffin chamber, east and west side rooms, and a back storage chamber. Afternoon tour takes you to visit the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. The Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is an octagon-shaped building in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. The hall was designed by Lu Yanzhi and was built with funds raised by local and overseas Chinese people in memory of Sun Yat-sen. Construction work commenced in 1929 and completed in 1931. The hall is a large octagonal structure with a span of 71 meters without pillars, housing a large stage and seats 3,240 people. Having been severely damaged it was repaired and improved several times until 1998, when it was comprehensively upgraded to its present-day condition. A statue of Sun Yat-sen was erected in front of the main entrance. Then you will visit a china factory to know how to make the china. Lunch will be arranged at the well-selected Chinese restaurant. After the tour, you will transfer back to the pier. Service ends.

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