Shāmiàn Island

Shāmiàn Island information

Guǎngzhōu , China
Getting there
metro Line 1, Huángshā
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Lonely Planet review

This leafy oasis, acquired as a foreign concession in 1859, offers a peaceful respite from the city. In the 19th century, the British and French were granted permission to set up their warehouses here. Major renovation has restored some of the buildings to their original splendour. Shamian Dajie is a tranquil stretch of gardens and trees. The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes was built by the French in 1892.