Canton Tower

the highest tower in China
Canton Tower

Canton Tower is the Guangzhou New TV Tower, otherwise known as ‘Slim Lady’. Located in the vicinity of Chigang Tower in Haizhu District (Yizhou Island), it is 125 meters from the south bank of the Pearl River and the Pearl River New Town, while Huacheng Square and Haixinsha Island are right across the river. The main body of Canton Tower is 454 meters high, and with the 146-meter high antenna mast its total height reaches 600 meters. It is second only to Tokoy Skytree in height. It is a AAAA class tourist attraction.

Quick Facts
  • Chinese name: 广州塔 Guǎng Zhōu Tǎ
  • Construction time: September 28, 2009
  • Suggest time: one day
  • Tickets:
    (1)460 meter Ferris wheel ride combo ticket (tower sightseeing, Ferris wheel, suspended corridor and indoor sightseeing)
    Adult ticket:RMB 298, child ticket RMB 149 and discount ticket RMB 255
    (2)433-meter Baiyun starry sky sightseeing ticket (city sightseeing, suspended corridor and indoor sightseeing)
    Adult ticket, RMB 150, child ticket, RMB 75 yuan and discount ticket, RMB 75
    (3)450m tower ride ticket (tower sightseeing, speed cloud facility, suspended corridor and indoor sightseeing)
    Adult ticket, RMB 228 and child ticket, RMB 114
    (4)488 meters city sightseeing (through ticket for tower top sightseeing, Ferris wheel, speed cloud with 488 meters sightseeing for free)
    Adult ticket, RMB 398 and child ticket, RMB 199
    (1)Children under 6 (included) or 1.2 meters (1.2 meters included) are free of charge; children between 1.2 meters (excluding 1.2 meters) to 1.5 meters (including 1.5 meters) enjoy 50% off.
    (2)Over 65s are strongly advised to be accompanied by a younger adult. The severely handicapped person must be accompanied by an adult to the tower.

  • Address: No. 222, Yuejiang West Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou
  • Open hours: 9: 00-23: 00
  • Best time to visit: All year round
  • How to get there: Take Bus No. 121, 121A, 204, 131A or 131B directly to the Canton Tower.

Highlights of Canton Tower

Canton Tower is a large-scale landscaped building with rich cultural connotations. Offering sightseeing, catering, cultural entertainment, and science education, it stands at the intersection of the Guangzhou New Central Axis and the Pearl River Landscape Line, and faces Haixinsha Asian Games Theme Park and the Pearl River New City across the river. The Guangzhou Tower is the first of its kind in China's super-high buildings, and is the new commanding height of Guangzhou. With its tower about 450 meters high, the antenna mast at 150 meters high and the total height of 600 meters, it has the reputation of “World Top”, “Tower above the City”, “New Canton, New Landmark”.

ferris wheel Ferris Wheel

Ferris Wheel

Located at the height of 455 meters at the top of the tower, this is the highest horizontal Ferris wheel in the world. The Ferris wheel consists of 16 "Crystal" sightseeing cabins that rotate one full circle every 20 minutes. Gazing into the sky for stars and making a proposal are perhaps the most romantic things to do here. Imagine traveling with your true love in the Ferris wheel as the world is rotating under your feet. The beauty of time and space will all be presented in front of you. It is bound to be a happy moment.

Thrilling journey – speed cloud

This was officially confirmed as a new world record by the Guinness World Records Committee on May 22, 2013 and is currently the world's highest thrilling trip. Located on the antenna mast of the Guangzhou Tower from 450 meters to 485 meters, station-type and seated downhill seats are both equipped on the four directions. Each group of seats can take 4 visitors. The downhill experience is carried out at a height of nearly 500 meters, which pushes the limits of tourists.

The world's longest spiral air ladder - sky ladder

Hovering in the colorful "Rainbow" world and strolling through the world's longest spiral sky ladder – Spider-Man Plank Road – you can feel the unique style of the Guangzhou Tower at close quarters. You can experience the magnificent beauty of the Guangzhou Tower and appreciate the panoramic view of the city

lutece french buffet revolving restaurant Lutece French Buffet Revolving Restaurant

Lutece French Buffet Revolving Restaurant

The award-winning 105-story Lutes French Rotary Restaurant in Guangzhou offers an elegant, romantic French dining environment, as well as a perfectly exquisite French feast up in the clouds. To produce the dishes, the restaurant observes the rule of “retaining tradition, innovation and improvement”. The French chef has carefully integrated the passion and enthusiasm for the food and his global experience of food into the perfection and innovation of cuisine and the tradition of French cuisine. His works do bring great treats for your tongue. The Revolving Restaurant brings visitors the unique experience to every sense organ. The delicate tableware and picturesque dishes satisfy the vision; the scent of the wine meets the sense of smell; the taste of the dish satisfies the taste buds; the wine glasses and the cutlery are intertwined in a quiet and peaceful space, which is the highest comfort for the sense of touch and taste.

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