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Also known as the Guangdong and Canton river, the Pearl River is the third largest river in China. It is called Pearl River, because it has a stone island resembling a huge pearl. A cruise along the Pearl River in Guangzhou City has become a must for tourists.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“night cruise” (30 reviews)
“canton tower” (63 reviews)
“boat ride” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Guangzhou, China
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"night cruise"
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"canton tower"
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"boat ride"
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"top deck"
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"both sides"
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"night view"
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"great cruise"
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"prosperous city"
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"brightly lit"
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"city lights"
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"buffet dinner"
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"buy the tickets"
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"night scene"
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"high rise buildings"
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"nice walk"
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"concert hall"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place to enjoy your evenings when u are in town . It's near Canton tower. so.many people gathered to watch light show .

Thank richiesachdeva
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cruise goes to the Canton tower and back. The skyline is beautiful by night. Fruits and coffee are served on the cruise. When we came back to our table, someone had eaten our fruits lol. Bring your passport to purchase tickets.

Thank curiousearthling123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river and the contrast with the new and modern buildings do great honor to a very nice and interesting large and active city.

Thank Tomas M
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

We spent 5 Nights in Guangzhou. In the heart of the old town then in the newer areas. Great Beautiful City had a blast

Thank Hydrology1
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Spectacular view across the river with very closed up view of Canton Tower. A huge are for walks. there are restaurant and watering holes to chill and relax

Thank Geckomaniac
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

After you complete your fair visits do you think you deserve a nigth cruise + dinner ? If so, do it! Cos night is secret and romance.

Thank Namik Y
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

A great place to rejuvenate on a weekend and it's so pleasent out there.do wear comfortable clothes and foot wear.kids love this place absolutely

Thank sharjeelcool
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Take it at night around 7pm not later because they turn the light off the building at 10pm. The building is nice but the brighe lighting is incredible.

Thank Poly y
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Since we stayed near Beijing Lu (the walking mall), Tianji Wharf was the nearest and within walking distance. We paid 250 yuan for buffet dinner and cruise on one of their newest and biggest ship (forgot the name). The whole thing last about 1.5 hours,...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

A must do at night in Guangzhou to see the lights. Go for a top deck seat for best views. A beautiful city at night.

Thank Spa Pools O
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Amy0072013
6 March 2018|
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Response from SrinivasanBrussels | Reviewed this property |
I've to confess I never travelled in China at the time of Qing Ming but I think the public transports never stop: China is not as "backward" as USA or France where strikes, days off etc. are common haha! Now 'bout the hotel... More
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da1danikakate
10 March 2017|
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Response from SrinivasanBrussels | Reviewed this property |
You'll land at Bayun Airport, Guangzhou. There you have the "metro" (subway) that takes you to the city center. If you like modern: go to the Tianhe side with Opera House, Guangzhou Library, Canton Tower. If you prefer... More
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