Sculpture of the Five Rams

Legend has it that five immortal beings wearing robes of five colours came to Guangzhou on the backs of rams. Each being carried rice and gave it to the people as a sign that Guangzhou would be free of famine. A sculpture was erected in Yuexiu park in 1959 to pay tribute to this story, and to the origins of the name Guangzhou (meaning five rams).

What more can be said about a statue? If you’re in Yuexui park then you should certainly pay a visit here, as well as catching Guangzhou Museum and the Guangzhou Fine Art Museum. As the symbol of Guangzhou the statue is perpetually busy, and is located on top of a hill 100m from a coach park.

Admission to the statue is free, although you will need to pay an entrance fee to Yuexiu park.

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