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Guangzhou hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Guangzhou

The connection belongs to WHS Hotspots connections.

Connected Sites

  • China Danxia: Danxiashan - Guangzhou to Shaoguan is 1h by fast train and 2.5 hours if ordinary train. Take a bus from railway station to scenic area for 1h.
  • Kaiping Diaolou: Take Bus in Guangzhou East to Kaiping YiCi (2-2.5 hours). Then take minivan to scenic area (less than 1 hour).
  • Macao: 3h by direct bus, 80min by boat
  • South China Karst: Guilin - just 2.5 hours from Guangzhou (but worth more than a day trip).

Map of Guangzhou hotspot


  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Guangzhou hotspot?

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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source