Stroll along greenways to greet the spring in Guangdong
GDToday 2023-02-24 09:14

By the end of 2022, Guangdong had completed more than 5,200 kilometers of greenway. Surrounded by refreshing scenery, these greenways built along rivers and lakes have become people's favorite places for spring outings. Let's walk through the following greenways and greet the spring!

Guangzhou: Zengjiang River Greenway (广州增江画廊碧道)

Zengjiang River Greenway is located in Zengcheng District, Guangzhou, and is about 50 kilometers long. The greenway has paths for walking, cycling, hiking, and corridors over water.

With its natural resource, the greenway is home to hundreds of bird species. It is a must-see site in Guangzhou for bird lovers.

(Photo: Nanfang Daily)

Shenzhen: Dashahe Greenway (深圳大沙河碧道)

Dashahe Greenway, located in Nanshan District, Shenzhen, links the Shenzhen Bay and the University Town of Shenzhen. Walking along the greenway, tourists can enjoy the cityscape on both sides of the river, and feel the innovative and dynamic vibe of Shenzhen.

(Photo: Nanfang Daily)

Foshan: Sixianjiao Greenway (佛山思贤滘碧道)

Sixianjiao Greenway is located in Sanshui District, Foshan, where three rivers (Xijiang river, Beijiang river and Suijiang river) meet. With a total length of about 4 kilometers, the greenway starts from the Kundu Mountain (昆都山) and stretches to the Sanshui Port.

Climbing up the Kundu Mountain, tourists can see the confluence of three rivers. The greenway links ancient temples, halls, and parks in memory of famous historical figures. It is a holiday destination to explore local culture.

(Photo: Nanfang Daily)

Zhuhai: Huangyang River Greenway (珠海黄杨河碧道)

Huangyang River Greenway is about 7.2 kilometers long, linking 13 attractions such as Xidi Park, Doumen Gymnasium, Huangyang River Wetland Park and Jianfeng Mountain Park. Walking along the greenway, tourists can find groups of wetland plants such as reed marshes and mangroves.

(Photo: Nanfang Daily)

Dongguan: Huayang Lake Greenway (东莞华阳湖碧道)

Huayang Lake Greenway, situated in Machong Town, Dongguan, is about 18.3 kilometers long. The route passes Huayang Lake National Wetland Park and the Machong River. When walking or rowing a boat on the Huayang Lake, people can admire the temples, pagodas and bridges with Lingnan characteristics, and appreciate birds flying over lotus ponds.

(Photo: Nanfang Daily)

Huizhou: Taohuayuan Greenway (惠州桃花源碧道)

Taohuayuan Greenway is 5 kilometers long and is located near the Honghua Lake of Huizhou. The tracks are covered by fluorescent stones. When night falls, the tracks glitter like a starry sky.

Zhongshan: Jinzhong Lake Greenway (中山金钟湖碧道)

Jinzhong Lake Greenway, with a total length of about 12 kilometers, is near the Jinzhong Lake Park. The curved shoreline of the lake brings fun to walking and jogging. Pink Muhly Grass along the greenway creates a romantic atmosphere.

(Photo: Nanfang Daily)

Bird Paradise Greenway in Jiangmen (江门小鸟天堂碧道)

The greenway here is built around the Bird's Paradise National Wetland Park in Xinhui District, Jiangmen. With a total length of 18.8 kilometers, the greenway links various attractions in Xinhui District, including Liang Qichao's former residence, Lingyun Pagoda, and Chenpi Village. Visitors can experience both ecological beauty and culture when strolling through this greenway.

Xinghu Lake Greenway in Zhaoqing (肇庆星湖碧道)

This greenway surrounds Xinghu Lake in Zhaoqing. The infrastructure around the greenway is well-developed, with both hiking and biking trails. When walking through the greenway, people can look out over the beauty of the Xinghu Lake and the Seven-Star-Crag Scenic Area.