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City Facts

The Golden Athlete of DG

At the recent Paralympics, Dongguan athlete Chen Minyi made our city proud with her gold medal archery win. On…

DG City Fact: History of Flooding

As Dongguan continues to endure its wet season, look at how past and current generations have dealt with flood…

City Fact: Stacking Bananas Till the Morning

Named after its network woven by numerous watercourses, Machong is now often associated with bananas. The soil washed down…

DG’s Bookmobile

In March 2004, a second- hand van was transformed into a bookmobile and shuttled between different libraries across 32…

Village Appears From Underwater at a Dongguan Reservoir

Early spring this year, the mysterious Maoshe Reservoir in Qingxi Town suddenly caught the attention of local Dongguan citizens. Located…

The Guan Of Dongguan

It’s interesting to study the history of how different places got their names. Centuries before Dongguan even got its…

Open the Box of Ox in Hengli Town

Having witnessed the transition from agricultural to commercial civilization in the past 400 years, Hengli Cattle Market has experienced…

Explore This 800-Year-Old Ancient Village in Dongguan

Niu Guo Lang (牛过朗古村落), an ancient village located east of Dongguan, was built in the Song Dynasty in Chashan…

A Time Traveling Phoenix in GuanCheng

In the center of Dongguan Culture Square erects a glittering sculpture consisting of two flying phoenix birds. Forged by…

Dare to Try This Local Delicacy?

Every year during the ninth or 10th lunar month, one particular food is very desired in the Dongguan market:…