A five-kilometer-long section of the Pearl River in Guangzhou looks like a long scroll of landscape paintings. And a cruise on the Pearl River has become a part of life of Guangzhou residents. When you are in Guangzhou, it is worthwhile whether you choose a daytime or night cruise. On the way the guide will introduce the historical and scenic sites and particular buildings on either bank of the river and tell the history and stories about them. You can learn something about the water culture of the Pearl River while enjoying the scenery along it.
Compared with the daytime cruise on the river, the night cruise is even more fascinating under the sparkling lights. The bright moon, cool wind and the scenes along the river are very charming.
Places of interest along the line of Night Cruise on the Pearl River: North Gate Square of Yat-sen University – Xinghai Concert Hall – Ersha Island – Haiyin Bridge – Jiangwan Bridge – Tianzi Dock – Haizhu Bridge – Jefang Bridge – Yong’antang Pharmacy – Aiqun Plaza – Xinchangdi Bar Street – Renmin Bridge – White Goose Pool – Fangcun Bar Street
Scenic spots along the lines for review of the Asian Games: Jiangwang Bridge, Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen’s Mansion, Haiyin Bridge, Ersha Island, Lingnan Club, Guangdong Art Museum, Xinghai Concert Hall, Square at Northern Gate of Sun Yat-sen University, Chigang, Canton Tower, Haixin Sand Island, and Huacheng Square. Among which, Canton Tower is the most eye-catching one.
Canton Tower is located at the center of Guangzhou city, and at the intersection of new urban central axis and landscape axis of the Pearl River. On the other side of the Pearl River are Haixin Sand Island and Pearl River New City in the CBD area of Guangzhou in the 21st century. The tower has the world’s longest aerial ladder, the highest revolving restaurant, the highest 4D theater, and the highest horizontal ferris wheel. The Canton Tower with the overall height of 600 meters is the new landmark of Guangzhou, and ranks No.1 among the “New Eight Scenes of Guangzhou”. The colorful neon of Canton Tower is so gorgeous, charming, graceful and moving at night.
How to get to Tianzi Dock:
Take bus No. 1, 4, 57, 61, 183, 194, 208, 219, 281, 544 to get there; or take subway line 2 to get off at the stop of Haizhu Square; get out of the subway from Exit A and walk east for 5 minutes.