After a three-day assessment by a technical jury and a review jury, 15 candidate cities and 30 expert-recommended cities were shortlisted from the 259 projects from 177 cities in 57 countries and regions.
The total price of the deal, almost RMB 200 million, includes the rent for advertising space on the Canton Tower for the next 5 years. The Guangzhou Government will share 30 percent of the revenues, while the proprietor of the tower will keep the rest.
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Though now in experimental operation, the tramway is expected to open within this calendar year. As Guangzhou’s first rail of its kind, the line extends from Wanshengwei to Canton Tower – 7.7 kilometers – with 11 stations.
Lifeofguangzhou.com picks some of the best Cantonese-style souvenirs for you – including those famous pieces as well as lighter and and comparatively cheap items but still with that defining Cantonese character.