New Year’s Eve is that one occasion that successfully unites each and every country on the globe in celebration and festivity. If you are looking for someplace where you can celebrate 2018 New Year’s Eve with all the fun and grandeur, then you can consider heading out to Guangzhou China to join in the celebrations.
Celebrating NYE – Xin Nian Kuai Le
Historically known as Canton, Guangzhou is the largest city and the capital of Guangdong province of southern China. Located on the banks of the Pearl River, the proximity of the city is a major draw for tourists from all across the globe. And the New Year’s Eve is one such occasion when Guangzhou sees quite a hike in the influx of tourists in the city. So, what are possible ways in which you can celebrate New Year’s Eve in Guangzhou?
You could consider joining the mass prayer that takes place in the famous churches of the city during midnight on this day. The Shamian Chapel, Sacred Heart Chapel and the Dongshan church are some of the most famous names when it comes to masses on the eve of New Year. Undoubtedly the peaceful and serene ambience of the church makes it a great draw for people wishing to spend the occasion in the company of the family.
You could also head to New Year’s Eve party that takes place at Zhujiang Yeyou. If you are the type who loves elegant and classy parties, then the Pearl River Night Cruise (Zhujiang Yeyou) is definitely the place for you to be in. You could start by taking the amazing boat ride to reach the venue and then wait till the stroke of the Cinderella hour for the fantastic display of NYE fireworks from there.
There are also a number of bars, restaurants and pubs that prove to be great countdown party options for party lovers on New Year’s Eve. Famed among them are the Huanshi Lu, Binjiang Lu and Bai’e Tan. Among the three, the Bai’e Tan bar is the most famous owing to its exotic nature. You could also enjoy traditional Chinese cuisine on the occasion and delight your taste buds with the Cantonese flavours. Apart from partying, you can also take part in the celebrations by bursting fire crackers with the local population and beat drums and gongs and bursting balloons to add to the din. Along with everything else, live musical performances and concerts also form part of the festivities.
Hotels for NYE
New Year’s Eve is quite a popular event in any part of the world and each and every hotel on the block will have some special offer or the other that you can avail to make your stay much more enjoyable. Also the close proximity of the city to Hong Kong makes Guangzhou quite an appealing place for the tourists to make a detour. It would, therefore, be a wise decision to arrange for accommodation prior to the visit.
Top ten most booked villas, resorts and hotels are:
- Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou
- Dongfang Hotel
- Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou
- Hilton Guangzhou Tianhe
- Shangri-La Hotel Guangzhou
- Langham Place Guangzhou
- Grand Hyatt Guangzhou
- Guangzhou Baiyun Hotel
- Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe
- Sheraton Guangzhou Hotel
- Crowne Plaza Guangzhou City Centre