You will be appalled to see the real prices of those China-made products and the profit your local shops earn by selling them.
Food is the centerpiece of life and Guangzhou has the country's largest number of restaurants per capita, which is the birthplace of what you call 'Chinese food' (Cantonese food) in the west.
City Center A legend tells of five celestial beings riding into the area that is now Guangzhou on five rams carrying sheaves of rice.
Extremes have ranged from 0°C (32°F) to 39°C (102°F).
Guangzhou or Canton (广州) , the capital of Guangdong Province, is the third biggest city in China after Beijing and Shanghai with a population of more than 12 million.
Founded in 214 BC, the city has been a springboard for trading, cultural exchanges, many revolutions and reforms, making it an unavoidable stopover to understand what shapes the modern China.
The name Guangzhou actually referred to the prefecture in which Panyu was located.
As the city grew, the name Guangzhou was adopted for the city itself.
Losing the exclusive privilege pushed Guangzhou to become more industrialized later.