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Shamian Island (literally translated as “Sandbar” Island), a 44-acre sandbank separated from Guangzhou by a canal, was given as a concession to the French and British governments after the First Opium War in 1841. The island quickly grew into a ... 

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

My wife and I thought the Pearl River Night Cruise a quite remarkable experience. Never before have we seen lighting used in the way it is on the Pearl. Brilliant fireworks have their place in ephemeral displays of light, colour and spectacle, but the elegance and the sheer number of riverside features, buildings, bridges, boats, ferries, all illuminated by the brilliant placement of lighting, made for a memorable experience for us both.
It is a trip we highly recommend that any visitor to Guangzhou take in. Thanks to you and our guide on the night.

Doing what: Pearl River Night Cruise in Guangzhou with Private Transport

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

We only had 1 full day in the city so I convinced my husband that we should book this trip. It was definatly worth it. We were picked up from the hotel by our guide. Jack spoke fantastic English and was extremely knowledgable in the city and it's history. We saw lots of interesting things. The old kings buriel place was very interesting.
We had a lovely lunch and dropped off at the end of the day. It was a little expensive but we had a driver and a guide exclusively to ourselves for 6 hours. It was worth it. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

Doing what: Private Historical Tour: Guangzhou City Sightseeing Including Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

I highly recomend this tour, great guide who spoke english fluently and was very very knowlegeable and very willing to answer any questions we had. Great sights well worth the experience. Only disappointment was the lunch was in a restuarant that was a little run down but food was fine.

Doing what: Private Historical Tour: Guangzhou City Sightseeing Including Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

We only had a couple of days to spend in Guangzhou so we decided to book this whole day tour to take in the most of the city. We were very glad that we did. Frank, our tour guide, was very informative. The sites that we visited were all very interesting. But the comments and site-seeing between these was very interesting as well.

Doing what: Private Historical Tour: Guangzhou City Sightseeing Including Lunch

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2013

I was on a business trip to Guangzhou with my colleagues and this tour is a wonderful intro to the city! Time well spent!

Doing what: Private Historical Tour: Guangzhou City Sightseeing Including Lunch

4 star rating: Recommended
December 2013

Compliments to our tour guide Louise Liu, she is very knowledgeable on all the places of interest we visited.
She is also very flexible, I mentioned to her that when I made the bookings I specifically mention that I wanted to have a Cantonese lunch as apparently a Western lunch was arranged for us.
How can one not have Cantonese food in Guangzhou...she was quick and kind enough to change the venue of our lunch place and brought us to one very nice restaurant that most local frequent and the food was just heavenly.
Considering the entrance fee that is charged for the places of interest (which is not a lot), would encourage Viator to consider your pricing strategy, you are indeed a bit pricey.

Doing what: Private Historical Tour: Guangzhou City Sightseeing Including Lunch

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