Shameen, once known as Chui Chau, because it is alluvial sand from the Pearl River, known as sand. The sand surface is located in the southwest of Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, south of the Pearl River Baigetan, north of the sand base Chung, and 623 Road across an island, there are eight streets, an area of 0.3 square kilometers. In the song, yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, the sand surface served as a tourist destination for Chinese and foreign trade. After the Opium War, it became a British and French concession after eleven years of Qing Xianfeng (1861).
Shameen is an important commercial port in Guangzhou. After 100 years, more than 10 countries have established consulates in the sand. Nine foreign banks and more than 40 foreign banks operate in the sand. Guangdong Customs Club and Guangzhou Club have been established in the sand. Sand face witnessed the changes of Guangzhou's modern history, left behind the footprints of Mr. Sun Yat-sen, Premier Zhou Enlai and other great men. Sand face has become a microcosm of China's modern history and the history of concessions. European style buildings on the sand face island have formed a unique open-air building "museum". has been developed into a national 5A scenic spot. It is a famous tourist area, scenic spot and leisure resort in Guangzhou.