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Guangzhou Opera House, Guangzhou
(4.3/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan to visit Guangzhou Opera House and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Guangzhou attractions using our Guangzhou vacation builder.
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  • buy tickets on the website in advance. inside the architecture impresses even more, than outside. musical performance struck no less. It is not possible to describe in words. all highly recommend. the truth is not cheap, and buy a good play is not so easy. It's worth it!
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  • Building that comes out of the ordinary that is identity in that area of Canton. We could not enter for time but outside it is worthwhile admiring it. There are parks and walks around the Central magnificent.
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  • Opposite a beautiful towers area, Guangdong Museum The always-potdi There are works of art, take a walk outside, free of charge.
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