Attractions in Guilin City

Famous Attractions in Guilin City

Reed Flute Cave

Reed Flute Cave

Reed Flute Cave is located at Guangming Hill by Peach Blossom river in northwest Guilin, 5km from the downtown of Guilin City. As a famous scenic spot, Reed Flute Cave boasts a magic fairyland of stalagmites, stalactites, curtains, flowers and stone columns, which are in various shapes and color. The name of the cave derives from the verdant reeds growing round it, and it is said that the flute made from such reeds can produce pleasing music, hence the name.   The cave is 240m long with ...

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Elephant Trunk Hill

Elephant Trunk Hill

The Elephant Trunk, or the Elephant Trunk Hill, is located on the conjunction of the Peach Blossom River and the Li River. It is a famous spot as well as the badge of Guilin City.   The name of the hill derives from the shape of the hill which looks like an elephant drinking water with its long trunk. The hill is a masterpiece of karst landscape in Guilin. It is a pure limestone which lay on seabed 360,000,000 years ago.   There is a round cave between the body and trunk of the elephant. ...

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Fubo Hill

Fubo Hill

Fubo Hill is located in the northeast Guilin City. It is well-known as the "Wonderland on Wave" as its foot is half in water of Li River and half on land. The Hill also named Wave-Curbing Hill hence the cave on the east foot of the hill curbs the river stream and forming a deep pool. There is a garden at the south foot of the Fubo Hill. The garden is a quite interesting place with full of bamboos, palm trees and flower. A stone path leads you in from the southern side of the ...

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Seven Star Park

Seven Star Park

Seven Star Park is the largest park covering an area of 134 hectares situated on the east bank of the Li River. Major spots in the park include Camel Hill, Seven Star Cave, Flower Bridge, Crescent Hill, Putuo Hill, Guihai Stele Forest and others. On the main gateway to the park lies the elegant Flower Bridge. It was originally constructed in the Song Dynasty and later was renovated in Ming Dynasty. The bridge was surrounded by flaming wide flowers when spring coming in ancient times, hence the ...

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Solitary Beauty Peak

Solitary Beauty Peak

Solitary Beauty Peak, or Duxiu Peak, is standing in the Mansion of Jingjiang Princely in Guilin downtown. The peak has long been reputed as “Southern Sky Pillar” since ancient times. At the southeast foot of the Solitary Peak, there is a Study Cave (Du Shu Cave). It used to be a place to do the reading for litterateur Yan Yanyan during the South Song Dynasty. This relic is the oldest one with a famous figure in Guilin. As the Yan described the peak “Solitary Beauty Peak” ...

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Guilin Yao Mountain

Guilin Yao Mountain

Yao Mountain is located in the east Guilin, 12km away from the downtown area. The highest peak of the Mountain is also the high hill in Guilin with an altitude of 903.3m. The name of the mountain derives from the Yao Emperor Temple on the top of the mountain, which was built in Tang Dynasty. The mountain offers tourist different views in each season. In spring, Azalea flowers blossom all over the mountain; in summer, green bamboos compete with each other; in autumn, red maples makes the mountain ...

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Club Med Resort Guilin

Club Med Resort Guilin

Club Med was found in 1950, which is a French Resort Chain Groups. Club Med Resort Guilin is original Guilin Yuzi Paradise opened by Mr. Rhy-Chang Tsao from Taiwan. There are many modern art works shown in the garden. Then Club Med came to Yuzi Paradise in 2013 and Club Med Resort Guilin started to trial operation. Club Med Resort Guilin is located between Guilin and Yangshuo, covers an area of 46 hectares, surrounded by around 50 hills, which make it integrate with the nature and beautiful landscape ...

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Folded Brocade Hill

Folded Brocade Hill

Folded Brocade Hill, towers over the west bank of Li River, is located in southeast Guilin City. The name of the hill derives from the rocks on the hill which are broken horizontally. Spots on the hill include Wind Cave, Cloud-Catching Pavilion and Diecai Pavilion and some others.   The hill has many names and tales. It is because there are many rock formations piled up layer on layer that people call the hill Folded Brocade Hill. It is said that the hill used to have many osmanthus ...

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Guilin Jingjiang King Tomb

Guilin Jingjiang King Tomb

Jingjiang King Tomb is the most famous spots located in Guilin Yao Mountain Scenic Area. It is an important relic of culture and history in Guilin City.   The tomb covers more than 100 square meters. It is a royal mausoleum of Jingjiang Family during the Ming Dynasty, and there buried 11 generations princes of Jingjiang Family. The mausoleum has been well-preserved for about 300 years and it is the largest ancient mausoleum in south China.     A cable car extends 1,416.18m ...

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Two Rivers & Four Lakes

Two Rivers & Four Lakes

Two Rivers and Four Lakes is a tour project which integrates all the famous attractions in Guilin City. Two Rivers refers to Li River and Peach Blossom River, while Four Lakes indicates Shahu Lake, Ronghu Lake, Guihu Lake and the Mulong Lake. This tourism projection is the largest-scaled project in the history of Guilin. The project makes Guilin a real gardening city.   The project was launched in 1998 and accomplished in 2002. The 2 river and 4 lakes form a waterway around the Guilin ...

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JingJiang Princes' Mansion

JingJiang Princes' Mansion

The Jingjiang Princely Mansion is located in Guangxi Normal University, at the center of Guilin city. In 1370, the first Ming Emperor, Zhu Yuanzhang, made his grandson Zhu Shouqian, the Jingjiang Prince, to administrate Guilin. The mansion was built in five years and the city had been constructed for 26 years.   The Jingjiang Princely Mansion is 556 meters long from North to South, and 355 meters wide from east to west, with an area of ​​197,800 square meters. The wall around the mansion ...

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Guilin Zhujiang Pier

Guilin Zhujiang Pier

Li River Cruise is famous in Guilin. It is the highlight tour in a Guilin tour. Guilin Zhujiang Pier(竹江码头) is the starting place of Li River Cruise. It is built exclusively for foreign visitors and traveler from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. It finished construction and opened up to publics in 1985. Then Zhujiang Pier was under several extension in the history. Location: Zhujiang Pier is location in the Southeastern part of Guilin. It is about 32 km from downtown of Guilin city. It takes about ...

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Chuanshan Park

Chuanshan Park

Chuanshan Park is located in the South Guilin city, taking Chuanshan Hill as the core. It covers an area of about 2 sq km. It is one of the beautiful parks in Guilin. Chuanshan Hill faces Elephant Trunk Hill across Li River. Pagoda Hill is just in front of Chuanshan Hill, with a Buddha pagoda on the top. There are 2 caves in Chuanshan Hill. They are Moon Cave and Chuanshan Cave. Moon cave is at the hillside, which gets through the hill. While tourists stand in the cave, they could overlook the winding ...

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