Foshan" starts the mark in the Jin Dynasty, gain the name in Tang (A.D. 628) ", that was more than 1,300 years ago, it is the historical cultural city of China. In the period of Tang and Song Dynasty, the handicraft industry , commerce and culture has became the great prosperity of Foshan in the southern part of the country. When the Ming and Qing Dynasties, develop into a developed important strategic place of south of the merchants gathered , industry and commerce especially, It is one of four major famous town in China history and" gather while being four major ".
Commercial of long standing and well established developing history of Foshan, have " wide yarn centre ", good reputation on " pottery of the southern part of the country ". Long history, It is pregnant with the striking traditional culture of south of the Five Ridges in Foshan: Foshan is the origin of Guangdong opera; It is the main birthplace of China's cooking culture; Famous township of Wushu, It is the Chinese time outstandingly represents Huang Feihong's hometown and Li Xiaolong's ancestors place.
Today's Foshan has already become the modernized city that historical inside information and modern breath have blended together , the economy and culture competitively reflect and mix.