City Facts

Goodbye, Red Mansion

As one of the earliest Western hospitals in China,…

Tong Bat Lat

Before starting to eat tong bat lat— glutinous rice…

Que Jin Ting Bei

The ancient stone tablet—called “que” (to refuse), “jin” (gold), “ting”…

The Home of Sweet Potatoes

Delicious sweet potatoes are everywhere. The “healthy” potato once originated…

THE GATE THAT NEVER FELL

Ancient Dongguan was protected by an imposing wall, moat…

The 20th Anniversary of Humen Bridge

This year marks the 20th year since the building of…

DG Declared “New 1st Tier” City in China

According to the latest research from an even newer report…

“The Subway to Spring” City Flash Mob

In April, a 5-min video went viral online, showing flash…

China’s Smallest Town

In March, the National Geographic published an article about Dongguan’s…

Thousand-Corner Lantern

The Thousand-Corner Lantern Festival is Dongguan’s unique handcraft fair, which…