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Guangzhou, located at the north of the Pearl River delta, is an important trading center as well as a busy port and the capital city of the province of Guandong. Not just the biggest and the most prosperous city in South China, Guangzhou is also the third most populous metropolitan area in China.
This dynamic city has many interesting and beautiful legends hidden in its past, one of which says that five gods riding on five goats brought the first grain to the city. This legend gave Guangzhou its name The City of Five Goats or Rams.
Being located at one of the most economically dynamic and flourishing areas in China, Guangzhou is the economic, political, cultural and commercial center combining manufacturing, transportation, finance, trade, information, education and human resources perfectly.
This massive concentration of commerce also provides plenty of for the visitors seeking nature, history or even culture. Having 2,200 years old history, Guangzhou is one of the 24 cities, which are the first to have been announced as famous cities of historic and cultural interest in China. The scenic beauty of the city is also breathtaking with its evergreen gardens and flowers blooming all the year round.
Cantonese cuisine is an another luring factor for the tourists
Ranking first in the number of restaurants and teahouses in the country, "Eating in Guangzhou" recently has become a popular saying both at home and abroad. The Cantonese cuisine is good in color, fragrance, taste and presentation and is well known for its wide range of varieties and delicious flavors.