Marine silk road map [Photo/China.org.cn]
Guangdong is one of the most important birthplaces and pioneers of ancient Maritime Silk Road (MSR).
Lots of relics and scenic spots here have witnessed the province’s MSR history. Recently, 10 sites were chosen as the MSR landmarks in Guangdong.
Top 10 MSR landmarks in Guangdong
► Guangzhou Shi San Hang, including Guangzhou Shi San Hang Museum, Jinlun Guild Hall, Canton Customs Museum, Guangzhou Postal Service Exhibition Hall and Shamian (广州十三行，包括广州十三行博物馆、锦纶会馆、粤海关博物馆、广州邮政博览馆、沙面）
► Guangzhou Huangpu Ancient Port (广州黄埔古港)
► Shenzhen Nantou Chiwan Port MSR site (深圳南头·赤湾丝路历史文化古迹)
► Shantou Zhanglin Ancient Port (汕头樟林古港)
► Chaozhou kiln on Bijia Mountain (潮州宋代笔架山窑)
► Jieyang Huilai coastal MSR site (揭阳惠来沿海海丝遗迹)
► Meizhou Songkou Ancient Town (梅州松口古镇)
► Zhanjiang Xuwen Ancient Port (湛江徐闻古港)
► Maoming Binhai New Area MSR site (茂名滨海新区海丝遗迹)
► Qingyuan Zhenyang Gorge (清远浈阳峡)