Places to Visit
Dongguan is a famous city in South China with a history of 5000 years.Dongguan has many places of interest. More than 150 years ago, the Incineration of Opium during the Opium War took place in Human, a town of Dongguan, which symbolized the beginning of China's modern history. The Humen Opium War battlefield relic is the most complete ancient battlefield in the world. The historic relics like Humen Opium Burning Pond, Shajiao and Weiyuan Fort Sites are well known to the world. Besides, Dongguan has many ancient cultural sites dating back to the Ming and Qing dynasties, such as the Keyuan Garden, one of the four most famous gardens in Guangdong Province, Jin'aozhou Pagoda and Yuan Chonghuan's former home of Ming dynasty, Huangqi Ancient Temple in Song Dynasty. You can also be fascinated by charming sceneries in Dongguan, such as the seascape, fields of crops and banana trees, hills of ripe lichee trees, rivers with floating lotus etc.