Guangzhou is the largest city in the Pearl River Delta conurbation of 44 million. It's a leading commercial and industrial city, and its been recently spruced up with clean streets, pretty lighting, less smog and a much improved transportation system.
Business people by the hundreds of thousands come here to attend the Canton Fair every year and like to tour around the sites such as the Canton Tower.
Many tourists enjoy new attractions and old museums/temples and a mild climate. A huge amusement park/zoo called Chimelong is now Mainland China's number 1 theme park.