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Review of Canton Tower

Canton Tower
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$73.00*
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Magnificent Guangzhou Half-Day Tour
Ranked #2 of 703 things to do in Guangzhou
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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 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Very High”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed my trip up the tower. Although never realised it was the 4th tallest building in the world! The glass viewing platform is scary but worth it if you dare!

Visited November 2012
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Caracas, Venezuela
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
Reviewed November 20, 2012

Beutiful building, the tallest of the world, we went in the afternoon and waited for the night to arrive. The view of the city is amazing

Visited November 2012
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Nice architecture and view but fee is a little costly”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

Canton Tower is really a nice representation of China's modern architecture. You can get a bird eye view of Guangzhou from the highest floor of the tower. But for someone that is not really into architecture, the fee to go up to this tower is a little pricey. I'm not really an architecture person, so I think it's not really worth for me to pay that much just to go up the tower; which I regreted a little. I should have just viewed it from the outside of the tower. I must say that the tower looks spectacularly beautiful especially at night when the tower is lit up.

Visited November 2012
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Shenzhen, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very nice”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

Nice, tall, luxury tower in guangzhou. I would love to be there again and watch the view of Guangzhou City

Visited July 2012
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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A Question of Value...”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

The view.....there's none like it. Breathtaking, beautiful, the highest you can get in the world, outside and 360º. Really, it doesn't get much better than that, BUT the price was very high. I bought the Sky488 pass which was about $75 USD. It did not come with a ride on the bubble tram or a ride on the gravity drop. It did come with a free picture and an exclusive pass to the TV deck which is 488M high. There literally were TV crews up there, installing antennae! It was a great experience and I'm glad I did it but it really comes down to a question of value. Was it worth the money...probably not. Conversly, if the price was more like $45-50/USD I would've given it 5 stars and a high recommendation. 4 will just have to do.

Visited November 2012
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