Bank Branches near Tourist Areas in Guangzhou

Guangzhou Travel Guides / March 21, 2017
Bank Branches near Tourist Areas in Guangzhou Image credit: Edouardlicn

Some travelers in China prefer to exchange currency at Chinese banks because they offer better rates than independent money changers. This is due to the strict regulations of the Chinese government.

Below is a list of reputable banks that you can find near popular tourist spots in Guangzhou like the People’s Park, Pearl River Park, and Canton Tower.

Take note that that banks have limited business hours and require you to fill up forms which may take a longer transaction time.

Recommended bank branches in the vicinity of People’s Park
1) Bank of China near People’s Park
– This is less than 10 minutes on foot from People’s Park
– Address: 6 Zhongshan 6th Rd, ZhongShan Liu Lu, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
– Phone: +86 203 404 5221
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00*
Daily rates

2) Shanghai Pudong Development Bank near People’s Park
– Accepts GBP, HKD, USD, CHF, JPY, CAD, AUS and EUR
– This is to located at the east side of People’s Park
– Address: Yuexiu Real Estate Building, 28 Jixiang Road, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
– Phone: +86 208 334 9080
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00*

Recommended bank branches in the vicinity of Pearl River Park
1) Bank of China near Pearl River Park
– This is less than 10 minutes to the north of Pearl River Park
– Address: Jinsui Rd, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
– Phone: +86 95566 (Hotline)
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00*
Daily rates

2) Ping An Bank near Pearl River Park
– This is approximately 10 minutes on foot to the north of Pearl River Park
– Address: Hai’an Rd, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
– Phone: +86 203 8062321
– Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 19:00

Recommended bank branches in the vicinity of Canton Tower
1) Bank of China near Canton Tower
– This is less than 10 minutes on foot to the south of Canton Tower
– Address: 205-209 Yiyuan Rd, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
– Phone: +86 203 414 5137
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00*
Daily rates

2) Citic Bank near Canton Tower
– This is approximately 7 minutes on foot to the south of Canton Tower
– Address: 211 Yiyuan Rd, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
– Phone: +86 95558 (Hotline)
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00*
Daily rates

Recommended bank branches in the vicinity of Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street
1) China Merchants Bank near Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street
– This is less than 10 minutes on foot from Shangxiajiu Square
– Address: 287 Kangwang S Rd, ChangDi Lu GouWu XiuXian Jie, Liwan Qu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
– Phone: +86 20 8123 4827
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00*

2) Bank of China near Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street
– Address: 14 Dade Rd, ChangDi Lu GouWu XiuXian Jie, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
– Phone: +86 95566 (Hotline)
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00*
Daily rates

* Opening hours might differ, so it is best to call the branch before visiting.

Banks and Money Changers with Best Exchange Rates in Guangzhou