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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 for tourists.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“night cruise” (31 reviews)
“canton tower” (64 reviews)
“boat ride” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Guangzhou, China
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"night cruise"
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"top deck"
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"both sides"
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"buffet dinner"
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"buy the tickets"
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"night scene"
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"high rise buildings"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 Nights in Guangzhou. In the heart of the old town then in the newer areas. Great Beautiful City had a blast

Thank Hydrology1
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Spectacular view across the river with very closed up view of Canton Tower. A huge are for walks. there are restaurant and watering holes to chill and relax

Thank Geckomaniac
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

After you complete your fair visits do you think you deserve a nigth cruise + dinner ? If so, do it! Cos night is secret and romance.

Thank Namik Y
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

A great place to rejuvenate on a weekend and it's so pleasent out there.do wear comfortable clothes and foot wear.kids love this place absolutely

Thank sharjeelcool
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Take it at night around 7pm not later because they turn the light off the building at 10pm. The building is nice but the brighe lighting is incredible.

Thank Poly y
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Since we stayed near Beijing Lu (the walking mall), Tianji Wharf was the nearest and within walking distance. We paid 250 yuan for buffet dinner and cruise on one of their newest and biggest ship (forgot the name). The whole thing last about 1.5 hours,...More

Thank BurungKakak
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

A must do at night in Guangzhou to see the lights. Go for a top deck seat for best views. A beautiful city at night.

Thank Spa Pools O
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Was not sure what to expect on Pearl River Cruise which included a Chinese Opera. Arriving for departure across river from Canton Tower we were greeted with a beautiful park to walk through to boardwalk dock. Boat was lit up very brightly with lights of...More

Thank Harps767
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I stayed a few minutes away from the Pearl river and I have to say it was one of the best 'rivers to hang out by. I was there in december and after dark all the tall buildings were lit up like huge tv screens....More

Thank Tony R
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Did not try to find out if boat or dinner tours but that is a big river used for transportation. Guangzhou is a very large city size wise. Actually easy to get around bring your iPad to translate, I am serious especially if you take...More

Thank JSIGLOBAL
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Amy0072013
6 March 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
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da1danikakate
10 March 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
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