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Tianzi Wharf 天字码头

This pier is at the junction of Beijing Road and Middle Yanjiang Road in Guangzhou. It’s the oldest wharf on Pearl River, and was called Government Wharf and the First Wharf of Guangzhou or Canton. It’s still in use as of now.

Many historical moments took place here. During Yongzheng Emperor era (r. 1723-35) it was used by the government only, therefore, the Gov Wharf. …

Photos courtesy, Tang Zheng 唐征, 2020.7.28

Published inTrade War

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