Canton Tower

General Introduction

Standing gracefully in the heart of the Pearl River landscape axis, the Canton Tower, also known as the Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower and nicknamed “Supermodel”, offers an awe-inspiring experience for it visitors with its unique design and a variety of excellent facilities. Topping 600m height, the Canton Tower attracts visitors first by its enchanting exterior. Different from other male-featured skyscrapers, which are introvert, strong, straight, rectangular and based on repetition, the Canton Tower bears a female feature, being complex, transparent, curvy and gracious. It is divided into 5 zones: Shop ‘n’ Savor Zone A, Envision-Zone B, Discover-Zone C, Relax-Zone D, and Observe-Zone E. The Canton Tower is the world’s highest TV tower and a new landmark of Guangzhou. It is also one of the most energy-saving and environmentally-friendly green buildings in the world.

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The world's highest TV tower Canton Tower at night

5 Zones of Canton Tower

The Canton Tower is divided into 5 following zones:

Shop ‘n’ Savor Zone A (below 32 meters): Food Street, Retail Stores, Integrated Services Hall, Multi-functional Exhibition Hall and Conference Rooms.

Envision-Zone B (84 - 116 meters): 4D Cinema

Discover-Zone C (147 - 168 meters): Observation and adventure area. (Spider walk: 168 - 334 meters)

Relax-Zone D (334 - 355 meters): Cocktail lounge and TV signals broadcast room

Observe-Zone E (376 - 450 meters): VIP Chinese Restaurant, French and Mediterranean Buffet Revolving Restaurant, 2 Observation Decks, the Highest Post Office in the world, the Damper, 2 Science Education Halls, Outdoor Observation Deck (450 meters) and Entertainment and Adventure Facilities e.g. Bubble Cars and “Hair Raiser”.

Unique Architectural Aesthetics

Designed by a Dutch architecture firm, Information Based Architecture (IBA), the structure of Canton Tower consists of an open lattice-structure twisted over its axis, thus creating a tightening waist halfway up the building, therefore winning a nickname “Supermodel”. Supported by a central concrete core, composed of steel columns and a continuous series of oval-shaped rings of different sizes and single-direction diagonals, the tower displays a slender and graceful profile to all its visitors.

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Observation boxes of Canton Tower The unique design of Canton Tower

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Canton Tower, regarded as one of the most energy-saving and environmentally-friendly green buildings in the world, features an awesome adventure building from Sightseeing Decks, Ferris Wheel & Gravity Machine to superior restaurants and other entertainment sites.

Address: No.222,Yuejiangxi Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China
Open Time: 9:00 am - 22:00 pm Daily
Ticket Price: Adult - USD 23 (CNY 150)
Child - USD 15 (CNY 100)
Senior - USD 18 (CNY 120)
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Highlights: challenge your guts at 600 meter high to view Guangzhou and other entertainment.

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Canton Tower Transportation Guide

Location: No.222,Yuejiangxi Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China
By Bus: Take No.204, No.121, No.121A to Zhujiangdiyuan Bus Station
By Metro: Take Line 3 to Chigang Pagoda Station, then take Exit A.

World’s Highest Ferris Wheel & Gravity Machine

The elliptical track around the edge of Canton Tower’s roof is the world’s highest Ferris wheel. It consists of 16 transparent “crystal” passenger cars, each with a diameter of 3.2 meters (10ft) and able to carry 4-6 people. One thrilling ride will take about half an hour, circling around the tower. You can have a full panoramic view over the metropolis of Guangzhou.

And if you are brave enough, you may take a ride of the Gravity Machine of the Canton Tower. At the +450 meters high top deck level, the gravity machine will lift visitors another 35 meters up along the mast, from which they will be dropped back to the top deck. A marvelous falling of 485 meters will make you scream all your way!

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World's highest Ferris Wheel Most thrilling Ferris Wheel


Between level +170 meters and +350 meters, an open air staircase will lead you all the way up through the twisted waist of Canton Tower. You may have a close look at the tower structure during your tour.

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Skywalk through the 'waist' of Canton Tower Amazing height of Canton Tower

Top Deck

Standing high at the top deck at +460m to view the city landscape will be an unforgettable memory of your visit to the Canton Tower. The top deck is designed as a sloping elliptical square of 54 by 42 meters. Instead of N-S direction towards the central axis, it is shaved off diagonally N-W towards the old city center, which symbolizing to bridge the old and the new Guangzhou together.

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Standing high at the top deck at +460m to view the city Canton Tower at a distant view
  • The whole view
  • Canton Tower at night
  • Canton Tower at dusk
  • Unique structure
  • World's highest Ferris Wheel
  • Canton Tower top deck
  • Observation boxes
  • Skywalk

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