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Guangzhou Huangpu Old Port

Introducing Guangzhou Huangpu Old Port
Located in Huangpu Village, Huangpu Old Port was an important port on the maritime Silk Road during the Southern Song Dynasty. As thousands of ships would have docked here for international trade, the Old Port has witnessed the prosperity and flourish of Guangzhou's Marine Silk Road.

Guangzhou Huangpu Old Port Fast Facts
• Chinese Name: Guangzhou Huangpu Gugang 广州黄埔古港
• Best Time to Visit: All year around
• Recommended Visiting Hours: About 2 to 3 hours
• Things to Do: Photography, Chinese Culture and History, Architecture
• Opening Hours: All day
• Entrance Fee: Free
• Address: Shiji Village, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province

What to expect at Guangzhou Huangpu Old Port

Huangpu Village, formerly known as Fengpu, was named after a legendary pair of phoenixes flying here. At the entrance of the village stands the Fuangpu Archway. Entering the village is the ancient port site scenic area. It consists of five parts: the ancient village Area, the ancient streets of commercials and ancestral halls, Huangpu Park, Food Street and the memorial exhibition area.

After the old port was rebuilt in 2006, the Whampoa Anchorage Museum and the Huangpu Ancient Village Museum were set up. They are a must visit to learn more about the Maritime Silk Road culture. Many statues, murals, and 3D animation vividly represent the scenes of trading between Chinese and foreign merchants in old times.

Visitors can also experience the Lingnan village style and learn more about local history and people’s life by exploring the ancestral halls and academies. The structure of the buildings still keeps the southern China Style, which is very representative.

The food street is featured with many cafés and restaurants and gift shops. It becomes a very poplar place to taste authentic Guangzhou snacks in recent year.

How to get to Guangzhou Huangpu Old Port
• Take bus No. 229 or Tourist Line 3 and get off at Shiji Cunkou Station.
• Take bus No. 262 and get off at Huangpucun Station.

Additional travel advice on Guangzhou Huangpu Old Port
• Please take care of your belongings on street.
• Please take care while taking a river cruise.

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