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Canton Tower

No.222 Yuexiang West Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China
020-89338222
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As featured in Guangzhou on a budget
Ranked #5 of 494 Attractions in Guangzhou
Type: Other
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Canton Tower stands at the intersection of Guangzhou’s new urban central and the Pearl River scenery zone. Right across the river, is the Asian... more » Owner description: The Canton Tower stands at the intersection of Guangzhou’s new urban central and the Pearl River scenery zone. Right across the river, is the Asian Games Park and Zhu Jiang New Town, together with the Guangzhou Opera House, Library, No.2 Children’s Palace and Guangdong Provincial Museum it forms the new metropolitan sky line. The Canton Tower is the tallest TV tower in the world with a total height of 600m. The Tower was built using the latest engineering technologies, but inherits 2000 years of Canton Culture. It displays Guangzhou’s vision and determination to the world. The Tower offers an observation deck with a spectacular view, several top-notch restaurants and catering services, 5-star exhibition, convention and entertainment facilities. All these enable you not just to enjoy the magnificent scenery of Guangzhou, but also to experience the excitement of adventure at great heights. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

U should be there when u go to Guangzhou ! U can see all the view of city. It's a big city. It's also nice on day time or night time with many colors!

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

We took the bubble tram at the top. The tram was a blast with 360 degree views from the top of the tower. The view can not be beat. The glass enclosed elevator ride to the top was also a thrill with the city emerging around you.

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Guangzhou, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

The Canton tower is a special building and very significant on the Guangzhou skyline. It was designed by a Dutch architect and the structure is truly magnificent. Unfortunately for the Canton tower that is where it ends. From the inside it becomes apparent that everything is done to charge people extra money on the already pricey entrance fee. You want... More

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Canton Tower looks very very special. It feels good every time when passing the bridges around the tower area and looking at the tower. It's also such a good experience to join the Pearl River cruise and have a close look at the tower.

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Guangzhou, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I guess it depends on the time you go but the view from the top when I went was terrible, though the 'Jumping over the wall is prohibited' signs up there were helpful. All in all it was an OK experience but the tower and surrounding district was more impressive at night with the financial district close by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I recommend visit during evening. The view is simply great and the Bubble tram ride at the top of a tower makes the visit awesome. Do try the Bubble tram. Many people say that the tickets are expensive, though I am not of that opinion.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

on the ground you have photographers you can pay to make a pic for you of you on the background. Why not photobomb? student price available... It's the full price from tier 3 weirdly enough. Get the 2nd price tier package to get to the observational deck and the top floor and the 10 meter drop thrill ride "sky drop"... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The from the Canton Tower is stunning.. the city is a contrast of the old and new China and the view from the Canton Tower demonstrates those sharp contrasts....... The fee to enter the tower is a bit pricey and we found the view from the Four Seasons to be almost as good.......and free! The Canton Tower is really beautiful... More

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Varanasi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

nothing to say!!! Observation Deck is awesome, Bubble tram is Marvelous, Sky drop at THIS HIGHT is unbelievable. Try It!!!!

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Byron Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is the most attractive and interesting sight in Guangzhou. Without this city attraction the city would seem quite dull. The tall tower can be seen from all around the city, and you can t miss it , particularly at night as there are colour changing lights all around the tower. It has a similar effect to the Eiffel Tower,... More

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