Meaning “Crane Mountain” due to the shape of the city’s mountains, Heshan is situated in the Pearl River Delta in the southern portion of China’s Guangdong Province, just 70 kilometres north of Jiangmen. Commanding stunning views overlooking a manmade lake, magnificent mountains, and landscaped gardens, the Four Points by Sheraton Guangdong, Heshan is located in the Da An Shan District. Our tranquil urban resort, on State Road G325 in the Dayan Mountain District, sits at the foot of the Dayan Mountain Scenic Spot. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) can be reached by car in about 70 minutes. We’re also just a 65-minute drive from Guangzhou and 2.5 hours by ferry from Hong Kong.
Get out and explore the sites, like the nearby 300-hectare Dayan Mountain Scenic Spot. Facing the Xijiang River, visitors can trek along the hilly, picturesque terrain in the park amid mature trees and vegetation in order to view more than 10 scenic spots. Along the way, you’ll find ridges and peaks, strange stones, a cave, winding brooks, temples and pavilions, and the nine-storey octagonal Era Tower. At the top of the mountain, the view overlooking six neighbouring cities is quite a spectacular sight.
Visit quaint Heshan’s Gulao Water Country to see the village’s century-old residential buildings offering a take on Chinese rural life. Other notable local sites in Heshan include Beihu Lake, Nanshan Hill, the Heshan Art Pavilion, and the Ruins of Gulao Pier on the Xijiang River. In addition to experiencing kung fu culture, try some of the delicious local Hakka food, such as Nandong chicken, Heshan dried beancurd stick, Heshan sausage, and salty peanuts.
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