This leafy oasis, acquired as a foreign concession in 1859, offers a peaceful respite from the city. In the 19th century, the British...
Church of Our Lady of Lourdes
To the southwest of the city is the leafy oasis of Shamian Island . It was acquired as a foreign concession in 1859 after the two Opium...
The ‘Red Mansion’ (c 1907) houses a hotel reserved for customs officials and a clubby bar with long teak flooring that’s open to the...
Thài Zhēn Cow & Bridge
For the best Thai fare in Guǎngzhōu, head to this bizarrely named restaurant on Shāmiàn. The menu boasts the most extensive choices of...
Lonely Planet review
This Tex Mex place is popular with expats seeking comfort food. It’s located in a park on Shāmiàn.