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Address: No.222 Yuexiang West Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China
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Phone Number: 020-89338222
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Canton Tower stands at the intersection of Guangzhou’s new urban...

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.

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Must visit at night

Night time is the best to explore this place. The tower looks beautiful with all lights on. Its a good experience to take a boat ride on the river at night.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Night time is the best to explore this place. The tower looks beautiful with all lights on. Its a good experience to take a boat ride on the river at night.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The tower is pretty impressive building, but I am not sure it is worth the lines and price. I attended with a few business colleagues as we had some time to kill after our meetings but before dinner. Ended up having to scrap our dinner plans as the process of seeing this tower took way too long. You do get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

a very popular attraction that has long queues for entry. Well worthwhile as it offer good vistas of the city .Parking on site is busy but well organized.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Guangzhou it's a must!! Beautiful colors, you can visit the top and the view it's amazing, there it's also a restaurant on top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expensive but fascinating view over the groeing economic power of China. Go to tower before it gets dark: the view at day time is wortwhile as well as at dark. To be re assured: the free fall is AT the height of 450m, not FROM. Be prepared to spend big part of budget here....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the tower on our first day to guangzhou. The view is magnificent but we had to stand in line for what seemed like aeons and the entrance fee was a rip-off. If I had known I'd have to wait that long I don't think I'd have done it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The idea is brilliant . Guangzou has one icon has known and famous in the world. Designed is awesone . Integrated each others Fantastic places has to visit Kind Regards , Iwan Rismawardani

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The second tallest tower in the world is jam packed with things to do. An architectural jewel that has to be seen!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower is amazing, especially if you consider that 10 years ago, this area was a mess. The river is nearby, you can have nice views of the new city, the games arena and if you go up the tower you can literally see the earth's round profile. It's really high and offers a spectacular view. Is not free though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Guangzhou many times and each time been asking to visit the tower. The local people with who I stay had never been. I would recommend you go on a clear day to get the full view of the city and mountains. Don't hesitate to take the full package that allows you to also go on the... More 

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