Originally a 12th-century pontoon bridge with 86 boats straddling the Hán River, Guǎngjǐ Bridge suffered repeated destruction over the...
Jao Tsung I Petite Ecole
Located near the eastern gate of the old city wall is this museum and exquisite Cháozhōu-style garden dedicated to the sinologist Jao...
Built in AD 738, Cháozhōu’s most famous temple has old bodhi trees and an embarrassment of statues, including one of a 1000-arm Guanyin.
An excellent vegetarian restaurant opposite Kāiyuán Temple. The menu includes some Cháozhōu specialities, such as the desserts on the...
Hánwén Temple information
Lonely Planet review
On the east bank of the Hán, this is the oldest and best-preserved temple dedicated to the Tang-dynasty philosopher Han Yu, who was banished to ‘far-flung’ Guǎngdōng for his anti-Buddhist views.