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The Tea Drinking Culture


Canton people love to drink tea, especially morning tea. They always send their morning greetings to each other by asking “Drink tea already?”, which shows that tea drinking has already merged with the local-life of Canton people. And there’s an old saying that “one pot of tea in the early morning, no more hospital in a lifetime.” When Canton people say “drink tea”, it actually means drinking tea in a tea house. Not only to drink tea, but also eat Dim Sum as  breakfast; not only morning tea, but also afternoon tea and late night tea; not only to get full, but also to spread the news, talk about friendship, or discuss business. Thus it can be seen that tea drinking is in fact  a way of socialising for Canton people, and it has turned into not only a kind of lifestyle, but also a very important culture. And this is the most fundamental reason of why the tea house business in Guangzhou has been kept it’s flag flying for hundreds of years.


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"Sai Kwan Lady" and "Tung San Childe"


There is an old Canton saying: “The wealthy’s live in Sai Kwan, the powerful’s live in Tung San.” Sai Kwan was the earliest area for foreign trading in China that located in the west part of Guangzhou. For example, the well-known “Thirteen Factories” was in the Sai Kwan area. At that time, Thirteen Factories had almost cornered the tea and ceramic markets, which were the foreigners’ favourite goods for trading. At the same time, the Thirteen Factories was an intermediary agent for importing goods from foreign countries. Thus from the 17th century, “The world’s wealthiest man” appeared in Sai Kwan, who were Zhencheng Pan and Bingjian Wu.

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Guangzhou, The City of Flower




Guangzhou is located in the subtropical zone with long summer and warm winter. The bright colour flowers and green leaves that last for whole year give Guangzhou a beautiful name of “The city of flower”since ancient time. The history of how Guangzhou people raise, love, appreciate and present flower is long and rememberable. From the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 25), the southern Chinese started to raise, arrange, wear flowers as well as decorate the house and garden with flowers. That's why the southern Chinese were praised as the “people with flowers”started form that time. Nowadays, when you walk on the streets in Guangzhou, you can see beautiful trees and flowers almost everywhere. It also fresh the air and make the sky above us become more and more blue and clean.

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Lamplight night-market



The lamplight night-market in Xihu Road is praised as the “South Pearl ”of China, which was first established in May 1984, it is the first night market in the country. Xihu Road is full of magnificent lightings and excited people every night, and the picture of it have been kept in Guangzhou people’s memory for generations and generations.

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Lian Xiang Lou Restaurant



The name of Lian Xiang Lou Restaurant in Guangzhou is well-known by both home and aboard. It has a laudatory title of “The pioneer of Lotus-seed-paste”. The unique and dulcet taste of its famous lotus-seed-paste pastry has being praised by people from all over the world including Southeast Asians and Europeans. Also, the graceful and cozy environment, the various choices of dishes, and the sincere service make Lian Xiang Lou Restaurant an unforgettable place.

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