The Canton tower has one another Attraction which most people are not aware of, The Bubble Tram, which encircles at the top of the tower at 455 meters high and is the world’s highest horizontal ferris wheel. It consists of 16 crystal sightseeing spherical cabins rotating smoothly along the track which is 15 degrees slant to the main structure. The carriage pivoted by a newly-initiated “Level Gauge” which ensures the stability of the bubbles where visitors can enjoy the panoramic city view of Guangzhou.
Canton Tower is located at an intersection of Guangzhou New City Central Axes and Pearl River, facing directly Haixinsha Island where the opening and closing ceremonies of the Sixteenth Asian Games were held and the 21st century new city CBD of Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town. It is currently the highest tower in China and the third highest tower in the world. It is 600 meters high, with 450 meters of its main body and 150 meters of its antenna, which makes it the highest tower in China and third highest in the world. The tower shows a spirit of “dynamic Guangzhou welcoming challenges and embracing the world”. With its unique shape and design, Canton Tower has become a magnificent scene on the New City Central Axes, adding beauty and charm to the Pearl River.
Canton Tower is not only a comprehensive sightseeing building with rich cultural connotation but also a world-famous tourist spot integrated with multi-functions of Sightseeing, F&B, Adventure, 4D Cinema, Wedding, MICE, Science and Technology, Education, and Shopping. The tower has broken several world records because of its unique design, the state-of-the-art technology as well as advantaged tourist resources, the highest outdoor observation deck 488 Look Out, the highest heart-pumping vertical free fall Sky Drop, the world’s highest Revolving Restaurant, More than all this it also has the world’s highest horizontal ferris wheel Bubble Tram, which most of us dont know ever.
An elliptical track has been constructed around the periphery of the tower’s roof, and 16 transparent “crystal” passenger cars, each with a diameter of 3.2 metres (10 ft) and able to carry four to six people, circumnavigate the track. A ride is the WORLD’S HIGHEST FERRIS WHEEL will take approximately half an hour, making a full circle around around the tower. During this time the cublicles subsequently climb and decent the inclined top ellipse, from where one can enjoy full panoramic views over the metropolis of Guangzhou. A private rentable cabin seats four to six persons.
The bubble tram is open for public on Monday 17:00 – 23:00, Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 – 23:00. The sale of tickets will be closed by 22:30 though. So it is very convenient to combine various other activities available at the tower or you may just take a ride with your girlfriend just to make a wedding proposal at the top most point in Guangzhou.