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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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Pearl River Night Dinner Cruise in Guangzhou
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US$ 48.99*
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Pearl River Night Cruise in Guangzhou with Private Transport
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The river is beautiful at nights, with all the cruise ships decorated with light and they move up and down the river.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The river is beautiful at nights, with all the cruise ships decorated with light and they move up and down the river.

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Parit Buntar, Perak, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's ok. Little bit expensive but ok for short sightseeing. Good lighting at night and nice view. Bars a long the street offer music and snacks

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pearl river is especially beautiful during the evening when there are plenty of lights along the river and many buildings along the river that are beautifully with lights.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking along the river is a very nice walk. You can make it a short walk or a very long one depending on your time and desire to explore. Walk through Yue Xiu Park is very nice and then head south to Hai Zhu district. If you turn left you will soon reach Sha Mian Island. White Swan hotel etc.... More 

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pearl River (known as Zhujiang in Chinese) which winds through Guangzhou has a total length of 1,989 km and is China’s third largest river. Within Guangzhou, there are ten bridges spanning it and many of five and four stars are located along the river. There are many river cruises available, the best of which are after dawn when the bridges... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my Mum on a boat trip with my Girlfriend last month. We choose the larger boats which I thought was a good choice. The views of Zhujiang New town are brilliant. I was disappointed that you have to pay extra for a seat up top but this seems to be common practice in China.

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Zhuhai, Guangdong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along the pearl river you always will find exciting areas to explore, adventurous ships and exotic views.

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pearl River is one of the most attractive place in Guangzhou. U can go on a ship cruise during day and night. The buildings variate from old to modern. Must visit in Guangzhou!

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LOS ANGELES, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cruising down the Pearl River during the Moon Festival is both relaxing and mesmerizing. The beautiful tall luxurious buildings along the banks of the river were lit up with colorful festive lights. The gentle breeze blowing away the humid air...It was truly enjoyable!

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Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is probably the most fertile river delta in the world and its so easy to experience its vastness. Just catch a ferry to South Eastern China the next time you're in the area

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