Guangzhou Panyu Lianhua Mountain

Attraction Lian Hua Shan, Panyu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China Published on: 18-09-2016

6 hours
07:00 AM
01:00 PM
First-time visit
4.42 - 6.05 USD

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Lianhua Mountain, a major scenic spot of Guangdong province, is located at the riverside of Shizi River, Pearl River Mouth, Panyu District. It consists of 48 red hills and has a maximum elevation of 108 meters.

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Why Guangzhou Panyu Lianhua Mountain is special ?

In ancient times, Lianhua Mountain was a huge quarry. After hundreds of years' exploitation, the unique scenery combining the natural beauty and man-made sites took shape.

You can also find Lianhua Tower, built in 1612 during the Ming Dynasty and Lianhua Ancient City Relic built in 1664 here. Lianhu Tower, located on the Pearl River mouth is the navigation mark for ships passing by.

The park is equipped with all kinds of tourist facilities including BBQ, camping, horse riding and fishing

What to explore at Guangzhou Panyu Lianhua Mountain?

Lianhua Mountain is also well-known for its annual lotus festival, when over 100,000 lotuses are in full bloom. Among these varieties, there are local lotus flowers as well as others from Japan, America, Australia, even lotuses that have traveled into outer space.

Over the lotus pond sits a huge Bodhisattva Guanyin statue. Together, the Bodhisattva statue and the sweeping lotus blossoms create a Buddhist Sukhavati, ilustrating the ancient influence of the lotus on Chinese culture and religion

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How to get to Guangzhou Panyu Lianhua Mountain?

Take the bus toward Panyu Lotus Hill Town at Panyu Bus Terminal. It would cost you ranging 2 Yuan to 4 Yuan. And it takes about 15 minutes on foot to the gate of Lotus Hill Mountain after you arrive at Lotus Hill Town.

Take the ship at Nanfang Building Quay.

Selling points

  • Awesome place...peaceful....great for photographer.
  • Known as lotus mountain
  • Don’t miss the quarry
  • Local flavor, great fresh seafood
  • Peace and serene
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Lian Hua Shan, Panyu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China

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  • In front of the Shiqi metro station there is a bus stop for buses number 92 and 93.
  • There a very big Guan Yin Statues, restaurants, pagoda, and many other scenic views.
    Things to do
  • The vegetarian food is available here.
  • There are a few elite restaurants in the park and some food sellers, but prices are awfully high (7 yuan for a bottle of water, 5-12 yuan for an ice-cream)
  • Bringing some snacks and drinks from home is advisable Bring your camera as you will want to take many photos.
    What to bring
  • From the center of Guangzhou and so can take maybe 2-3 hours to get to but I found the hassle to be quite worth it. Recommended to take the tram as it can be quite tiring to walk towards the pagoda/kwan yin statue
  • it's a little far from city center and located at the entrance of Pearl River.


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Another nice outing in the Guangzhou area. It is easy and inexpensive to get to Lian Hua Shan (also known as Lotus Mountain in English) you can take a 1-hour bus ride from Shi Qiao bus station for just a few RMBs. One of the nicest areas at Lian Hua Shan is really it's quarry. You can spend easily one hour looking from above and then going down the steps and looking up to those magnificent stones. Bring your camera as you will want to take many photos. It is a very serene area during the week days. Lots of walking but very rewarding as there are many different areas to visit. A couple of restaurants just outside the mountain but why not pack a lunch and enjoy eating with the nature around you. Can spend 2-3 hours here but could easily spend the whole day to see all it has to offer, the pagoda, the views, the peach blossoms in February, the plum blossoms in January, and other flower beds during the year.

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