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Old September 22nd, 2009, 06:22 PM   #1
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hkskyline's 2009 GUANGZHOU Photo Collection #3

This is Guangzhou's surprise. The Sacred Heart Cathedral was recently renovated, and welcomes visitors to explore its premises.

Yuexiu Park is a popular green retreat, with plenty of big trees that shade from the hot summer sun.

The location of this condom vending machine is a bit odd. Buy your supply, then go into the park to use?

Zhongshan Memorial Hall looks quite traditional in design, although it does look like it got a renovation recently.

The local newspaper ...

Plenty of choice for print media.

Single deck buses dominate the streets, but they are decorated in all sorts of colours and ads.

A piece of Macau in Guangzhou.

A high-speed train links Guangzhou with Shenzhen, but the station seems a bit outdated for such a modern service.

A few more city scenes :

I saw quite a lot of these vehicles on the streets.

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Old June 13th, 2010, 02:22 PM   #2
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its beautiful
after all these pics and todays Shenzhen banner i wanna go to China so bad!
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Old June 13th, 2010, 06:49 PM   #3
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Very nice and somewhat unexpected first pictures of Guangzhou!
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Old June 14th, 2010, 07:17 PM   #4
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Guangzhou city is really very nice, great
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Old June 14th, 2010, 07:40 PM   #5
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That cathedral looks bautiful! Also those buildings in traditional Chinese architecture are stunning, i love the diversity going on there.
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Old July 14th, 2010, 05:05 AM   #6
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the vehicles u saw are for people with disabilities
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