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Pearl River (Zhujiang)

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Address: Guangzhou, China
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Whereever you are in the city you will be able to see the river(s). Certain sections are more beautiful than others. Recommend the area around the science/university center... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Marcos, United States
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 6:45 pm cruise of the Pearl River. It includes dinner buffet which is not good. Better take a cruise with no meals. The views from the boat is just amazing. They lighted all the bridges and many tall buildings. The changing lights of the Guangzhou Tower is truly worth seeing. When going under the well lighted bridges,... More 

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the evenings, the riverside walk is lovely with light breeze brushing your face while enjoying the lighted cruise boats passing by.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The buildings along the river are lighted up with colourful lights which makes for good photo opportunity if you take the cruise at night. The boat we took even have performance on board at certain cruise timings. The cruise without the performance is about an hour.

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San Marcos, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whereever you are in the city you will be able to see the river(s). Certain sections are more beautiful than others. Recommend the area around the science/university center. Especially from the aquarium.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's great experience if you taking cruise. But i only stayed by the river and enjoy the night view. Very nice view.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Guangzhou a must to go to this site and take a ferry . Much better when you go here during the night when the ferries displays their lights and the surrounding buildings shows of the beauty of Guangzhou.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The nicest thing to have a river cruise in Pearl River in Guangzhou at night ...it's also good to walk along the River side and passes leisure time in the evening and enjoy the amazing views of the illuminated buildings ..take a good camera so that you can take pics in the dark... it is just awesome .. in some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The walk from Sacred Heart Cathedral to the river bank in front of Aiqun Hotel, then along the river to Shamian gets you a quintessential glimpse of the classic GZ. Something out of a Wongfeihong movie. It also reminds one of those era parallel to old shanghai. The river promenade lights up nicely in the evening twilight. A slow walk... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited there recently after getting my summer holidays) It was quite hot and humid at that time when I went. I lived in a small hotel that's alongside the Zhu Jiang) You can see many many skyscrapers on either side of the river because Guangzhou is one of the largest cities in China, also known as the southern capital city... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go on a cruise through the pearl river at night to see the beauty of Guangzhou Tower and sky lines and modern day bridges.

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