Lingnan Impression Park
Lingnan Impression Park, also known as Lingnan Impression Garden, is a great place to enjoy the Lingnan style architecture, culture and customs, and also experience some old Guangzhou lifestyle and culture.
Lingnan Impression Park is located in the south part of Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center. The park occupies an area of 40 acres and is based on the original local Lianxi Village. The Lingnan Impression Park is specialized to epitomize the culture of the Lingna area which mostly refers to provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, and some parts of Hunan and Jiangxi provinces. Combined sightseeing, leisure, entertainment and shopping, Lingnan Impression Park is a great place to experience the culture and customs of Lingnan area.
What attract tourists most in Lingnan Impression Park are the architectures, especially streets, temples, and houses which fully demonstrate the essence of traditional Lingnan culture. Lianxi Street is the main street of Lingnan Impression Park and there are houses and temples in the traditional Cantonese style lining along the street.
In the park, there are featured artisan local walls which are said to bring fortune and good luck for descendants in official careers to see. The Wok Handled Shape Wall and the Oyster Shell-made Wall are the two most famous walls in the park. There are eight ancestral temples in the park and the Fok Family Big Ancestral Temple and Xiao Family Big Ancestral Temple are the main attractions in the park. Also another interesting place to see is the Chen Menji TV series filming site.
The Lingnan Impression Park is also a great place to do some shopping. There are Hong Kong and Macau specialty stores where you can buy some classic and specialties from Hong Kong and Macau. Also handcrafts like wood carving lanterns, silk crafts, Guangzhou decorative porcelains, etc can be found in stores along the Lianxi Street.
Address:Waihuan West Road, University City, Panyu District, Guangzhou
Opening time:9:00AM - 5:30PM
How to get there:
Exit B, Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Centre South gate, Metro line 4
Free buses from the metro exit to the Park are provided on Saturdays and Sundays and on holidays.
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