Canton Tower is currently one of the tallest towers in China. Due to its unique shape, it is also known as "Slim Waist" and is a landmark of Guangzhou. The tower has a stunning nightview and it is one of the main venues for the Guangzhou International Light Festival each year. At the observation platform, you are offered a bird's eye view of the entire Guangzhou skyline. There is also a world's highest ferris wheel located at the top of the 1,480 ft tower. The tower is a frequent host to high altitude extreme sports programmes.