Canton Tower

No.222 Yuexiang West Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou


The Canton Tower is an observation tower, which is also used in multi-functional purposes. The tower is also well-known as Guangzhou Tower, because it is one of the symbol of the city. The Canton tower is TV Astronomical and Sightseeing point, which is the most visited attraction in Guangzhou. The 604 metres tower was constructed in 2009 for the Asian Games held in 2010. There was a time, when Canton was the tallest tower in the world. In present it is the second tallest tower and the fourth-tallest freestanding structure in the world. The structure of the tower is simple and parametric. Columns, rings and braces are parts of the design. There are some outdoor gardens in different levels of the building, and a large open-air observation deck on the top.

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Open Hours:

  • Mon

    09:00 - 23:00

  • Tue

    09:00 - 23:00

  • Wed

    09:00 - 23:00

  • Thu

    09:00 - 23:00

  • Fri

    09:00 - 23:00

  • Sat

    09:00 - 23:00

  • Sun

    09:00 - 23:00

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Canton Tower tours

Guided Cycle Tour of Guangzhou

Explore the beautiful city of Guangzhou by joining this exciting 4-hour biking tour! Wind through old and lively urban villages where you mingle with locals, to the ultramodern architecture in the new city. Visit the City God Taoist Temple, People’s Park, the Pearl River and the futuristic...

4-Hour Guangzhou Layover Bus Tour

If you have a day of temporary layover in Guangzhou, this 4-hour small-group city tour will be your best choice to see the highlights of Guangzhou attractions. You will have the opportunity to see Chen Clan Academy, LiChi Bay, Canton Tower, Canton Opera House, and Haixinsha Park before heading to a...

Private Guangzhou City Tour by Metro and Public Boat

The best way to know the history of the city of Guangzhou is to take public metro to explore the cultural sites including the original site of the Tomb of the Nanyue King of the Western Han Period, Academy of Chen Clan, Shamian Island, Pearl River, and Canton Tower...etc.

Experience Guangzhou Day Tour

Guangzhou was one of the first cities that go through China’s reform since 1978 and has been prosperous since then. This full-day tour in the southern city takes you to the Canton Tower and Chen Clan’s Academy and also visit a local market. Enjoy a Pearl River Cruise to experience the beautiful...

Guangzhou Private Tour: Canton Tower and Qianping Market

Get a panoramic view of Guangzhou Tianhe CBD area from the Canton Tower. Visit Guangzhou provincial Museum, explore the Qingping Market and Shamian Island,marvel at the treasures in the museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King.Enjoy a Cantonese dim sum lunch.

Revolving Restaurant Buffet Dinner at Canton Tower with Pearl River Night Cruise

Enjoy the luxurious buffet dinner at the TWIST Mediterranean Buffet Revolving Restaurant in the Canton Tower. From the restaurant, you can overlook the fantastic panorama view of the city. Followed by the famous Pearl River night cruise to explore the stunning skyline and scenery of Guangzhou City.

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