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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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US$ 72.00*
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Pearl River Night Dinner Cruise in Guangzhou
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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 2 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Dividing the city almost in half, the Pearl River was in the older days the mode of transportation of goods into the city. Without the barges that brought goods into the city or exported goods from it, Guangzhou would not be the thriving city it is today. The beautiful bridges that cross the river in so many places, add to... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

especially towards the holidays time when the city is illuminated with Holiday Ornemants. it is one of the attractions one should expirience in Guangzhou.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Pearl River reminds us of Huangpu River in Shanghai. Though it does not have Pudong beautiful skyline it was still attractive and we can even see it from a distance from our hotel room. We loved to take the ferry (2 yuan) to cross the river from Canton Tower to visit the Asian Games Park

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