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Foshan Ancestral Temple

Foshan Ancestral Temple

Foshan Ancestral Temple located in the downtown of Foshan Chancheng. The complex covers an area of 3,000sq.M / 32,300sq.Ft and includes the following buildings: The portico (Qian Dian), the main hall (Zheng Dian), the Festival Hall of Truth (Qingzhen Lou), the Pond of Scented Brocade (Jinxiang Chi) and the Theatre of a Thousand Good Fortunes (Wanfu Tai) which is decorated with gilded carvings.

Foshan Ancestral Temple dates originally from the second half of the 11th Centry, and was restored in 1372 following a fire. It is dedicated to the God of the North, Ruler of the Waters. Although the Chinese name "Zumiao" means "Temple of the Ancestors", this simply indicates that it is the oldest temple in town. The rich ceiling decoration with many figures is its most interesting feature.

Nanhai Xiqiao Mountain

Xiqiao Mountain has been lauded as a treasure and "the Pearl of South China" in the PRD history. With stunning natural beauty, 72 queer peaks and 36 serene caves, 207 streams, 28 waterfalls, 9 scenic spots, etc. Xiqiao Mountain is star-studded by lakes, waterfalls, springs, riffles, rocks, cliffs, ponds and terraces, where lush and verdant greens and thick mosses distribute densely and abundant water reserves treasure. In 200 years ago, the "cloud-fall" had been listed as one of the "eight scenic in Yangcheng". And after the established of PRC, nation has paid much more attention to protect and sugar up the mountain. Xiqiao Mountain has been awarded laurels as "National Key Scenic Spot", "National AAAA - grade Scenic Spot", "National Forest Park" and "National Geological Park".

Though had experienced a lot, Xiqiao Mountain has reserved abundant of historical and cultural heritages that approved human overcame nature. It was commentated as the largest stoneware manufactory in south China and listed as "Guangdong Culture Relic Protection Units". According to research, our ancestors had made stoneware like microlith and zax here 5000 - 6000 years ago ...

Nanhai Xiqiao Mountain
Shunde QingHui Garden

Shunde QingHui Garden

Qinghui Garden is one of the ten famous gardens in China and one of the four famous gardens in Guangdong Province. Qinghui Garden was originally the mansion of Huang Shijun, the Number One Scholar in the reign of Emperor Wanli of Ming Dynasty. During the reign of Emperor Qianlong of Qing Dynasty, this garden was bought by Long Yingshi, a famous scholar at that time. Since then, the garden finalizes its style under the elaborate construction of Long clan.

Inside the Garden, there are clear water and flourishing woods. And, water, trees, stone hills, small bridges are blended with booths and pavilions, presenting a kind of distinctive scenery. In other words, flowers, fruit trees and precious artworks are spread everywhere, all of which are integrating architecture, garden, sculpture, painting and calligraphy and gray sculpt, etc, thus mirroring features of "grand, marvelous, steep, tranquil and beautiful" in Chinese ancient gardens.

Sanshui Lotus World

Lotus world is the largest lotus theme park in the world at present with most abundant lotus breed resource and the most advanced cultivate technology. It collects tourism, entertainment, vocation, production and research and lotus culture exhibition on an organic whole. Lotus world build by Foshan city Sanshui district southwest street governmental investment, and it is one of the measure to achieve the brand-LED, eco-planning, science and education strategy. The built of the Lotus World has accelerated the pace of Xinan Street' s construction.

Lotus World takes up an area of 86.667 m2, water surface area 800 more than among them which with almost 300 varieties lotus, including the "space lotus", "ancient lotus" etc rare varieties. The Lotus World being divided into 9 areas: Ecological Sculpture Square, central area, appreciating area (Cloudy Lotus Aroma), Royal Waterlily and Water lily Area, Delicacies Village, Solid Ecological Park and Seed lotus Area. There also is wonderful performs, lotus kickshaws, holiday village with countryside style, so you would enjoy the charm of the Chinese lotus culture to the top of your bent.

Sanshui Lotus World
Chancheng Ancient Nanfeng Kiln

Chancheng Ancient Nanfeng Kiln

Ceramic Capital in south China-Shiwan, where is famous for her 5000 years' ceramic culture around the world. There is a saying: The ceramics from Shiwan is the first rank in the world. Shiwan also is named as "Chinese Ceramic City", "the county of ceramic art" for her profound ceramic culture.

Situated in Dongping riverside of Ancient Shiwan Town, Guangdong, Ancient Nanfeng Kiln was built up in Zhengde Period of Ming Dynasty, it has been continuously firing over 500 years; It is the most ancient dragon kiln in China, and perhaps in the world. She is listed as national important cultural relic site by the State Council and is noted into the Guinnes World Record, reputable as "live cultural relic, unmovable national treasure". In recent years, Sparkle Ancient Kiln, Nanfeng Banyan, Kiln Housing, Shiwan Ceramic Museum and Pottery DIY Hall etc. Scenic spots has been built around the Ancient Nanfeng Kiln, where becoming the unique ceramic culture tourist area in the world with pottery making, appreciating, trading, and relaxing.

Shunde World of Flowers

Flower World located in Chencun, Shunde District, Foshan in PRC. More than 600 well-known flower manufacturers at home and abroad and in excess of 2 billion yuan will be introduced into the park as the whole project completed, which will be another large - scale agricultural park integrating with flower production, marketing, research, information and tourism in Shunde besides the Flower World of Chencun.

The park is involved in flower trading center, landscape garden, stone garden, bonsai garden, palm garden, ornamental fish breeding park and other sections. Thereinto, the International flower trading center covers a total area of over 600,000 square meters, including more than 300,000 square meters of the first phrase, with 3,000 stores there.

Shunde World of Flowers
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