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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Guangzhou, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a day cruise (7am - 6.30pm) from Tianzi wharf near Haizhu square, to Canton Tower. Lower deck is RMB2, & upper deck with seating is RMB5. The journey is about 1 hour. Night cruise will be more expensive about RMB64. Beautiful views and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank BuckupAgodacom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is clean modern river bank and you can access next to Canton Tower. We rode the river cruise during evening to observe the city from the boat, and it added the value even more.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kuhn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view on both sides of the river is magnificent. Building on both sides of river are brightly illuminated at night, making a picturesque scenery on the boat ride.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nellieluk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Views of the city at night is amazing. Take a night cruise to soak up Guangzhou display of lights. The use of lights in the city is unique as patterns consistently change. It can be described as a huge Christmas Tree - a must do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank VivashalS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Guangzhou at the end of November for business. One of the evenings I went for a walk along the river. It was beautiful with all the lights, amazing to see all the boats lit up at night and the buildings are amazing. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kirst1308
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This river is very important in the city's history. This is one of those sites where you probably have to bit the bullet and do the touristy boat tour (which are as expected), that will allow seeing the city from the river.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelerVG27
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

evening walk recomended or river cruise for 60 yuan. great lighted bridges and much more. local food vendors and souvenir vendors make it a nice walk. recommended meutermedia

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Pearl River is Our Cantoness Mother River, we drink the water from her and mother give Cantoness lots of lover. Pearl river night boating is quite nice, river both side have nice views and lighting at night, even the bridge decorated attractive so much and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank maggiehong
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I had really good time on the boat heading close tot the canton tower where we took off it's a good expernce but I think this is one of the most polluted river I have seen even they try to clean it.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank daveedwilliams
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The boat we took was a nice outdoor roof top seats. View is very good if it's not raining. Boat ride is about 1.5 hour, across the pearl river and you will see several bridges. The lighting show on different skyscrapers is amazing! It shows...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Christopher S
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March 5, 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
March 9, 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