Yangjiang is a coastal city in Western Guangdong. The local dialect is the Gaoyang dialect, a branch of Cantonese.
- 1 Maritime Silk Road Museum of Guangdong (广东海上丝绸之路博物馆), Songkang Avenue, Ten-Li Silver Beach, Hailing Island Experimental Zone (海陵岛试验区十里银滩宋康大道) (Bus no. 31 and the ZP (Xialang-bound) bus line), ☏ , , . 09ː00-17ː30, no tickets sold after 17ː00. ¥80.
- 2 Hailing Island Mangrove Forest National Wetlands Park (海陵岛红树林国家湿地公园), Hailing Island (海陵岛) (On the northeastern side of the island, about 4km from the nearest bus stop. Best to arrange your own transport), ☏ . Ticket office opening hoursː 07ː30-18ː00. ¥30.
There is a kite festival on the 9th day of the 9th lunar month.
The city is moderately famous for making knives, scissors, swords — anything that cuts. There is quite a range, everything from basic cutlery to highly ornamental swords. It is the base of Yangjiang Shibazi, a knife manufacturer.
Kites are also a local specialty.