Guangzhou Opera House, Guangzhou

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An impressive futuristic landmark of the city at the foot of towering skyscrapers, Guangzhou Opera House spans some 70,000 sq m (753,473 sq ft), resembling a glass-and-granite whale or a submarine emerging from the concrete square. Designed by Iraqi London-based architect Zaha Hadid, the building has received much praise. You can go inside free of charge and take a guided tour, although you need to flash some ID. Walk around this strange structure and enjoy water fountains and modern sculptures around it. Check the opera house's schedule for a chance to see a live performance and enjoy the building's excellent acoustics. Using our world travel planner, Guangzhou attractions like Guangzhou Opera House can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Grand Theater is located on the Jiangxi Road, near the subway station, convenient location. He has the artistic appearance, the night time is more the light, is very beautiful, only takes pictures in the outside to be worth.
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  • The Opera House is in a very modern architecture buildings. Walking around, you can have a beautiful view of the Canton Tower.
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  • We flew to Guangzhou on December 31, 2017, and thought we can find a place to celebrate the arrival of the New 2018 Year. Before coming here I wanted to book tickets to the Opera House via Internet on...  more »

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Guangzhou's commercial industries make it well-equipped to host visitors, though do book well ahead of time if traveling during the peak fall and spring trade fair rushes. The city's gleaming skyscrapers contain a number of the best four- and five-star hotels in Guangzhou, while others lie tucked away in historical European-style buildings. For budget-friendlier options, a number of youth hostels welcome a steady stream of international visitors, though most are located outside of the city center.
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