Panyu District | 番禺区

A Land Of Fish And Rice

Panyu District | 番禺区 | A Land Of Fish And Rice In The Lingnan Region Since Ancient Times

Panyu District is located in the south-central part of Guangzhou, with a total area of 786.15 square kilometers.
It lies between 22°45′ to 23°05′ north latitude and 113°14′ to 113°34′ east longitude.

To the east is the Pearl River, facing Dongguan City across the river; to the west and southwest is bounded by the Chencun Waterway and Hongqili, adjacent to Nanhai District, Shunde District, and Zhongshan City in Foshan City; to the north is Guangzhou Liwan District, Haizhu District, and Huangpu District; Nansha District to the south. The district people’s government is located at Qinghe East Road, Shiqiao Street.

Shopping In Sam’s Club In Panyu District

He Ancestral Hall in Shawan Ancient Town, Panyu 

Panyu Transportation Network

Panyu District is surrounded by water, and the river network in the territory is vertical and horizontal. In the past, waterway transportation was developed, but land transportation was very backward. Over the past 20 years of reform and opening up, a lot of funds have been invested in the construction of roads, bridges, and ports. In 2004, 114 kilometers of roads and 27 bridges were built, rebuilt, and expanded.

Panyu City Streets Intersection

Huge construction area near South Station

Guangzhou South Railway Station

Arriving Guangzhou South Railway Station

South Station in Panyu District

Guangzhou South Railway Station

At present, Panyu District has convenient water and land transportation and developed passenger and cargo transportation. It is also a hub for high-speed trains.

Via Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway, Nansha Port Express, 105 National Road, South China Express, Xinguang Express, it can easily reach other districts, cities, and surrounding areas in Guangzhou; it can quickly reach Hong Kong and Macau by land and water; Guangzhou Metro Line 3 and Line 4 are convenient to arrive in other areas of Guangzhou.

Welcome Visitors Signboad along Freeway

Welcome Visitors Signboad along Freeway

View From Xinzao Town, Panyu District

View From Xinzao Town, Panyu District

Panyu Transportation Network

Panyu District has a thriving tourism industry and rich tourism resources. Chimelong Tourism Resort has become the first batch of national 5A scenic spots in the country. Lianhua Mountain and Seagull Island in Shilou Town attract people from all over the Pearl River Delta to pray for sightseeing and holiday farmhouses. There are 3 national key cultural relics protection units, 4 provincial and 10 municipal cultural relics protection units in the district. 

New Year Dragon Dance

Spring Dragon Dance in Bao Mo Garden, Shawan Ancient Town

Rose Garden In Bao Mao Yuan

Panyu Square

Panyu Square

Entrance Gate At South Train Station

Cisco Smart City Investment Center

Cisco Smart City Investment Center in Panyu District,  2021

Bus passing by 番禺区新造镇

Bus passing by 番禺区新造镇

Panyu Major Business Districts

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Jewelry Square  At Shiqiao Commercial District 

Coffee Shop at Shiqiao Commercial District

There are four major business districts in Panyu, Shiqiao Commercial District (市桥商圈), Panyu New Town Commercial District (番禺新城商圈), Wanbo Business District (万博商圈), and South Railway Station Business District (南站商圈), the home of Guangzhou High Speed Train.

JSWB at Wanbo Business District

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McDonald at 广州吉盛伟邦国际家居建材馆 

Panyu Dragon Boat Race

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Dragon Boat Decoration

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Dragon Boat approaching destination

Dragon Boat Race

Every year on the third day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar, the “city scene” in the southern village of Panyu is very lively. 52 dragon boats from Shitou Village and other villages in Nancun Town, Xinzha, Dashi, Hualong,Xiaoguwei and other towns and streets came to “seize the scene”, and more than 10,000 villagers went to watch. Shitou Village Committee set up more than 200 tables of dragon boat meals to warmly entertain guests from all walks of life.

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Thousands of Guests attending Dragon Boat Party

Many people to prepare Banquet

Many people to prepare Banquet

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