Huadu District - the Flower City
Huadu district is the most romantic place in Guangzhou city. The district was established as a county Hua County or Huaxian , also known as Fahsien in the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911). It remained a county until 1993 when it was recognized as a city and renamed as Huadu in 2000, it became an attached suburban district of Guangzhou. Natives speak a dialect of Yue Chinese called Huaxian. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, Guangzhou’s main airport, is located in the district, as is Guangzhou North Railway Station on the Wuhan–Guangzhou High-Speed Railway.
The Jewelry Industry
Guangzhou is famous for its light industry. Jewelry industry in Huadu district is also one of the most important industries and has already become one of three major pillar industries. It creates large amount of job opportunities and increases foreign currency income and tax revenue. Today there are more than 60 enterprises within the Huadu Jewelry Industrial Park. Besides, Huadu International Jewelry Industrial Park with a planned area of 2,800 square meters has built the transformation of the jewelry industry from Hong Kong and Taiwan and an international jewelry trading center and trading platform near the airport business area. As the development of the economy in Guangzhou, Jewlry industry as a promising industry has attrected more and more investment in Huadu district.
The Leather Industry
Over the years, great efforts have been made to boost a powerful leather industry. The first one is to take full advantage of the “The capital of leather and leather products of China” to attract investment; the second is to attract quality enterprises and famous brand. Meanwhile, priority will be given to “Shiling International Leather Center” to enlarge its scale and functions. More than 2,800 leather enterprises have made their presence there. The Leather and Leather Products Festival has been successfully held for the past four years. Now the daily transaction amount has exceeded 20 million RMB. Now multi-national companies from Japan, Korea, Italy, France and Pakistan have settled down in Huadu. The competitive ability and product quality of both, multi-national companies and local companies have been apparently improved.
Hong Xiuquan Memorial Museum
One of Huadu’ s best attractions is Hong Xiuquan (1814-1864) Memorial Museum, in honor of the man who established and led the Taiping Kingdom in the mid-1800s. Hong Xiuquan’s Former Residence is located in Guanglubu Village, Xinhua Street, Huadu District of Guangdong City, which covers about 25,000 square meters. It’s not only the place where Hong Xiuquan grew up, studied and worked but also the base for his early revolutionary activities. Though it was at Jintian in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region where Hong started the well-known uprising against the Qing Dynasty, he himself was actually from Huaxian County, today’ s Huadu District. Located in Guanlubu Village and only a dozen kilometers away, Hong’ s former residence has made into a historic tourist attraction. This ordinary Hakka village is home to two clans: the Hongs and the Lins. In such a simple and crude house, Hong Xiuquan made a remarkable achievemet, which makes him become a great personage people. The whole complex of Hong’s former residence is called Study Pavilion and the present one is a copy of the original, which was burned down by the Qing troops.
Adress :NO.52 Xinhua road ,Xinhua street, Huadu district of Guangzhou.
The 90-meter-high Furongzhang Waterfall is also a noticeable attraction.The fall is the centerpiece of Furong Holiday Resort, whose 6, 000 hectares encompass hills, waterfalls and forests. The white fall pours down from a sheer cliff to a placid, forming a natural swimming pool large enough to accommodate 10, 000 swimmers. There are recreational services around, such as restaurants, karaoke bars, saunas, tennis courts, a barbecue picnic and a shooting range. It offers a weekend destination to Guangzhou urbanites. It’s an amazing place for relaxing and entertainment.
Address: Furong Town, Huazhu District of Guangzhou city.
Huadu Vanilla World - ``Romantic Garden``
Huadu Vanilla World is located inHuadu Town, Huadu District of Guangzhou city. It is known as “Easte Provence” which is a romantic place for lovers and couples. It is one of the ecological agriculture base which in the theme of herbs growing for with herb planting for vanilla breeding, cultivation, consumption, tourism, science education. At the base of the ecological environment, convenient transportation. The Park is divided into different sections of various garden with different function. For example, lavender garden, rose garden, international fruit and vegetable garden, wedding photography, vanilla Butterfly Museum, children science education park, Farm Museum, children’s hand classroom, food snacks square, vanilla, colorful flower field, Angel Garden project ect.. It’s the number one place to take picture and has attracted many people come to visit.
Address: Tieshan village, Huashan town, Huadu District of Guangzhou
Open Time : 09:00-18:00; 9:00-18:00