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Pearl River (Zhujiang)

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Address: Guangzhou, China
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Also known as the Guangdong and Canton river, the Pearl River is the third...

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.

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$72.00*
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Pearl River Night Dinner Cruise in Guangzhou
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Glimpse of the city in 120 minutes

This is a must for 1st timers , you can get a nice mini cruise on the Pearl River and enjoy the beauty. The best time is at dusk where you can enjoy the sunset as well as the let... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Guangzhou, China
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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must for 1st timers , you can get a nice mini cruise on the Pearl River and enjoy the beauty. The best time is at dusk where you can enjoy the sunset as well as the let up skyline of Guangzhou. You can take your own food (recommended) with some beers / juices so you can enjoy... More 

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Baroda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice river with high rise buildings and nicely built bridges over it. In night it looks amazing with lighting.

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Hengyang
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Both sides, the tower and the island sides ate beautiful with lights and ferries. A good view of Canton Tower from one side and a wonderful view of the city from the other.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

See the bridges and buildings light up in amazing displays on a river cruise. We took our own dinner, so can't comment on the food. Great for kids too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

when u go there go as a couple, family or u'll just miss the point of the view it's very romantic & the lights r designed to make u feel out of this world. but don't go on a cold night and bring an umbrella just in case.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

A great short train ride along the Pearl River. It takes you to various tourist places along the route. It is possible to take a river ferry along the river but it is located on the opposite side of the river.

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Rajshahi City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Pearl River (Zhujiang) consists of 6 bridge to connect the Guangzhou/. It's really amazing to see the thinking and plan of Chinese. The river is nice to visit in afternoon and consists of River cruise with dinner. Worthy to visit. Walkway and garden aligned with the river is fantastic for click

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

There are now more than 6 bridges connecting Hebei and Henan over the Pearl River. There are now remaining you with night cruises starting from western part of the city cruising the city once. You will find quite some buskers showing on streets at both banks of river at night time, and makes the city ambience different.

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Koster, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Dinner cruises, even when weather is bad, it is still an nice experience and not expensive. Will do it again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

There is a long boardwalk flanking the river which is nice to stroll down and enjoy the life along the river pass by, people watching is good as well. Couple places where you can get on a boat for a tour if you so please. Plenty of restaurants scattered across the street if you need a break.

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