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Things to do in Guilin

In southern China is located the Guilin city. Shanhu and Ronghi are two lakes located in the center of the city which is known for its breathteaking limestone karst hills. The two famous twin pagodas situated on the Cedar Lake’s shore representing the Sun and the Moon are lightened at night giving the city an special impressive view.

Guilin China

Guilin is a city in southern China known for its emotional scene of limestone karst slopes. At its inside are 2 lakes, Shanhu (Cedar) and Ronghu (Banyan), staying from a medieval-time canal that once encompassed the city. Vessels go through these and different lakes by means of associated streams. On Cedar Lake's shore, twin pagodas, the Sun and Moon, illuminate the sky around evening time. Guilin, once in the past romanized as Kweilin, is a prefecture-level city in the upper east of China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. It is arranged on the west bank of the Li River and fringes Hunan toward the north. Its name signifies "Woods of Sweet Osmanthus", inferable from the extensive number of fragrant sweet osmanthus trees situated in the city. The city has for quite some time been famous for its view of karst geology and is one of China's most prevalent vacationer goals.


Visit Guilin


Guilin gloats China's most excellent karst scenes. There is an old scholarly saying in China: 'Guilin's slopes and water are best under paradise' (桂林山水甲天下). On the off chance that you are searching for common magnificence in China, you ought not miss Guilin. Guilin is a flawless place to find rustic life in South China. It is a heaven for picture takers. Invested with beautiful characteristic scenes and vivid ethnic minorities, Guilin offers a ton of photographic open doors. The essential business of Guilin is tourism. The city is very much overseen and clean. With current offices and a high rate of English-talking local people, Guilin is exceptionally advantageous for outsiders. Guilin offers 72-hour sans visa travel, and is 6-day without visa for 10 ASEAN nations. Perused more on Guilin without visa travel.

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Li River

Li River

The striking Li river, is a tourist spot that flows from Guilen to Yangshou. The Li river flows generally in a southern direction and the flow then continues south as the Gui river. The li river has quite a few features which attract visitors, such as the Reed flute cave, Seven Star Park (the largest park in Gui), and mountain of colored rocks. It is also home to Lingqu canal, which is claimed to be the oldest in the world.

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Elephant Trunk Hill Park

Elephant Trunk Hill Park

Elephant Trunk hill is a symbol of the city of Guilen and landmark. The roundish gap in the rock formation, at the base of the hill, resembles an elephant drinking water. The round opening is also known as water moon cave, the cave has inscriptions on the wall that date back to the Song dynasty. The scenic area also features the Puxian Pagoda which was built during the Ming dynasty and Yung Feng temple.

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Jingjiang Prince's City

Jingjiang Prince's City

The JingJinag Prince’s city is dated in construction to even before the Forbidden city, and thus is China’s most ancient city. It is another historical site in the city Guilen, Guangxi. The city is now the location of Guangxi Normal University. It is also known as prince’s palace or Wang Cheng (prince’s city). The nephew of the Ming dynasty emperor called this location his home. The city’s design is in accordance with the strick rules of the Ming dynasty.

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Reed Flute Caves - The Crystal Palace of the Dragon King Formations

Reed Flute Caves - The Crystal Palace of the Dragon King Formations

The wondrous marvel that are Reed Flute Caves on the Li river are home to caves illuminated with artificial lighting. The cave is limestone, and the name comes from reeds that are used to make flutes. The cave is filled with rock formations, stalactites, and stalagmites. The cave has several inscriptions inked in that date back to the Tang dynasty that indicate the historically attracted visitors. The cave’s variety of formations has had it deemed “The palace of Natural Arts”.

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The Seven Star Cave and Park

The Seven Star Cave and Park

The largest park in the city of Guilin, the Seven Star Park is a must for any tourist and is open and welcoming sightseers throughout the year. The Putuo Mountain, the location of the Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva represents the main area of interest. The mountain is dotted by many pavilions and caves and is one to note. There are other hills and mountains to visit in the park as well, each with its own array of exhibits and sights to observe.

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Sun and Moon Twin Pagodas

Sun and Moon Twin Pagodas

The Twin Pagodas stand close to each other as part of the same complex connected via a tunnel. Located in the city of Guilin’s central lake, what one sees will definitely fascinate. The pagodas have been renovated to include a lift and lighted serving as a beautiful nighttime vista. The Sun pagoda stands higher than the moon pagoda at 41 meters and is made of copper, while the other is made of marble.