Pearl river

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Pearl River. Explore top ideas and find inspiration to make the most of your visit to this stunning destination.
The Pearl River Delta has witnessed the most rapid urban expansion in human history – a predominantly agricultural region transformed into the world’s largest continuous city. By revisiting the sites of rare archive images of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Macau from the 1940s through 1990s, our photographers have documented this staggering change Guangzhou, Macau, Shenzhen, Environmental Crisis, Pearl River, River Delta, Guangzhou China, The Guardian, The Expanse

The great leap upward: China's Pearl River Delta, then and now

The Pearl River Delta has witnessed the most rapid urban expansion in human history – a predominantly agricultural region transformed into the world’s largest continuous city. By revisiting the sites of rare archive images of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Macau from the 1940s through 1990s, our photographers have documented this staggering change

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Katie Ward