Recently, “Guangdong Top 100 Most Beautiful View Spots” were released by Chinese National Geography and Tourism Administration of Guangdong Province. And seven Foshan scenic spots were on the list. Now, let’s get to know more about these beautiful landscapes.
Xiqiao Mountain: mountain of Neo-Confucianism
Xiqiao Mountain is one of the four famous mountains in Guangdong, which enjoys the honor of National AAAAA Tourist Attraction, Chinese National Forest Park, Chinese National Geological Park, National Key Tourist Attraction, “Lighthouse of Pearl River Culture”, etc.
图：梁斌 Pic via Liang Bin
The famous mountain is not only full of history, but also an excellent natural oxygen bar. You can climb the mountain and enjoy vegetarian dishes in the morning, and overlook the magnificent scenery in the evening.
Tip: daytime (film the mountain and lake scenery); nighttime (film the star trails)
Qinghui Garden: ancient Lingnan garden
Qinghui Garden is called one of the four famous Guangdong gardens with Liang Garden in Foshan, Yu Yam Ancestral Garden in Panyu, Keyuan in Dongguan. It is now located in Qinghui Road, Daliang Town, Shunde District. The old site was Huang’s Garden built by Huang Shijun, the number one scholar in the late Ming Dynasty. The existing buildings nowadays were mainly built during the Jiaqing period of the Qing Dynasty.
Walking by the pavilions, terraces, towers and bridges, time seems to slow down here. Last year, the variety show Up Idol 2 produced by Hunan TV came here to shoot.
Liang Garden: purity, elegance and tranquility
Liang Garden is the general name of Foshan Liang’s private garden, which is also one of the four famous Guangdong gardens. It is mainly composed of “Twelve Stone Studios”, “Starry Cottage”, “Fenjiang Cottage”, “Hanxiang Hall” and other groups in different locations. The main part locates in Xianfeng Ancient Path, Songfeng Road, Chancheng District.
The antique buildings give people a nostalgic sense as if walking through a time tunnel. Every brick and every tile are telling the soulful story of time.
Tip: the garden is closed for improvement since July 16 this year and will be reopened at the end of the year.
Nanfeng Ancient Kiln: kiln fire lasting for hundreds of years
图：李超英 Pic via Li Chaoying
Nanfeng Ancient Kiln tourist area is located in Shiwan, the famous Nanguo capital of ceramics. It is a national AAAA tourist area integrating tourism, sightseeing, production, artistry learning, discussion, participation and shopping. Here, you can feel the profound Chinese culture. Here, you can know about the history of Shiwan ceramics.
Midea Egret Lake Forest Resort: European-style town
Midea Egret Lake Forest Resort covers the Egret Lake Ecological Preservation Area and Annecy Town, which are popular places in Foshan. And there are also top-class supporting facilities such as the Green Field Farm, Yinhai Golf, etc.
图：李林株 Pic via Li Linzhu
European-style Annecy Town and Alice Manor with full blossom enable you to “travel abroad” within Foshan!
Fengjiang Quarry: stone pit makes a beautiful lake
The Fengjiang Quarry in Gaoming District is about 140 meters deep and reserve water as deep as 100 meters. The stone wall is very steep and the water is deep. The quarry has been discarded for five years, but accidentally becomes a beautiful scenery in Foshan.
Changqi Village: ancient village with rural scenery
Changqi Village is an ancient village known for longevity, which is located in Lubao Town, north center of Sanshui District. The village was originally built in the Ming Dynasty and the oldest existing buildings were built in the early years of the Qing Dynasty.
图：陈智杰 Pic via Chen Zhijie
There are many old buildings preserved in the villages. The lifelike ancient sculpture and interlaced lanes make people feel like walking in old times. It has attracted CCTV Beautiful Chinese Villages program to shoot.
图：陈智杰 Pic via Chen Zhijie
More beautiful scenery in Foshan
Get ready to explore!