Attractions in Yangshuo

Famous Attractions in Yangshuo

Yangshuo West Street

Yangshuo West Street

West Street is located in the center of Yangshuo County. It is the oldest street in the County with a history of more than 1400 years. The street is 1180m long and 8m wide. As early as the foundation of the Yangshuo County in Sui Dynasty (in 590), the west street was existed. It was just 200m long and 5m wide at that time. And now the street has developed into the busiest street in Yangshou and knows as “Foreigners’ Street”.   Since the early 1970s, Yangshuo opened to foreign ...

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Yangshuo Moon Hill

Yangshuo Moon Hill

Moon Hill stands besides Fenglou Village in Yangshuo’s Gaotian Township. The hill is more than 380m high with a big hole on the top of the mountain which looks like a moon, high and bright, and that is why people call it Moon Peak or Moon Hill. Seeing from different angle of the Moon Hill, the shape of the hole will change. If you travel by bus, you will see the hole changing from crescent to half moon, full moon, and then waning moon, so amazing. Tourists can also climb up to the big hole ...

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Yangshuo Big Banyan Tree

Yangshuo Big Banyan Tree

The Big Banyan Tree is located in the Moon Hill Scenic Area in Yangshuo County. Standing at the west bank of Jinbao River, the Big Banyan Tree is a thousand-years-old tree. The circumference of the main trunk is 7.1m and the height of it is about 17m. With luxuriant foliage, the trees shadow can cover an area of more than 100 square meters. It looks like a huge green umbrella prop up on the ground. The banyan tree is about 1400 years old. It is the oldest banyan in the world experiencing more than ...

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Yangshuo Yulong River

Yangshuo Yulong River

Yu Long River originates from Guli River in Lingui County, running through three township and more than 30 villages to south. It ranks second only to Li River in Yangshuo County.   The river is about 43km long, 38m to 61m wide and 0.5m to 2m deep. The scenic area along the Yu Long River is from the Yu Long Bridge in Baisha Town to the Gongnong Bridge nearing the Big Banyan Tree. The crystal river reflects green bamboos and various green hills of both sides, forming a picturesque scroll. ...

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Yangshuo Xingping Town

Yangshuo Xingping Town

Xingping Scenic Area is located in Xingping Town, about 25km away from Yangshuo County. It belongs to Xiping County during the Three Kingdom Period. The town was not built until the Sui Dyansty. The Xiping County was abolished and set up the Yangshuo County, and Xingping Town was under the administration of Yangshuo County. Xingping Town is the most beautiful ancient town along the Li River.   A Highlight of Li River Cruise The scene in Xingping Scenic Area is a highlight of Guilin Li ...

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Yangshuo Shangri-la Theme Park

Yangshuo Shangri-la Theme Park

Yangshuo Shangri-la theme park is located on the side of road. Shangri-La is an ideal world presented for display but it also includes the real world of the enchanting Yangshuo County mountains water, fields and traditional customs. Visitors can forget temporarily the hustle and bustle of busy city life, relax and enjoy themselves in the setting of a traditional Chinese agricultural society.   The Shangri-la does not stick exactly to the description in “Peach Flower Chronicle” ...

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Yangshuo Butterfly Spring

Yangshuo Butterfly Spring

The Butterfly Spring is located on the way to the famous Moon Hill and has the unique hanging bridge in Yangshuo. Butterfly Spring area also has natural waterfall, good melodies echoed among mountains.   In the park's 400-meter-long Butterfly Grotto, spring water oozes from the sandy layer in the rock every day and forms a pool. This is the Butterfly Spring. The grotto holds many stalactites with varieties of shapes, such as fruits, mountains, divinities and the moon. Amongst them, there ...

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Yulong Bridge

Yulong Bridge

Yu Long Bridge lies on the Yu Long River in Yu Long Village of Yangshuo’s Baisha Township. It is the largest single-arched stone bridge in Guangxi Province. The bridge is 36m long, 9m high and 4.2m wide. As one of the famous bridge in Guangxi, Yu Long Bridge is in simple style with strong ethnic characters.   The bridge was built in Yong Le Period during the Ming Dynasty (1412). It is a single-arched stone bridge lies on the river like a rainbow. It is said that the Yu Long River ...

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Yangshuo Jiuxian Village

Yangshuo Jiuxian Village

Jiuxian is not a county but a small village which lies on the bank of Yulong River  of Baisha Township, Yangshuo County. There are group of architectures of Ming and Qing Dynasty. Ma Tou Wall (high wall), gray-tiled rooftops, slope house, caved windows just drags people back to old time.   In spring, rice growing in paddy fields begins to sprout. Not for away, there is a bridge built in 1123, and renovated in 1137. It is Guixian Bridge, the oldest stone arch bridge in Guilin and ...

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Yangshuo Fuli Ancient Town

Yangshuo Fuli Ancient Town

Fulli Ancient Town is only 8km away from Yangshuo County. The history of this ancient town could date back to the period of Emperor Tang Qing Xian in Tang Dynasty (656-660). Fuli is not just a beautiful ancient town but also one of the most famous Chinese painting towns in China. It is also known as “the home of Chinese painting fan”.   Passing the noise highway, a long road extending to the bank of a river and the gate of the ancient town come into view. Along the old ...

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Yangshuo Langzi Village

Yangshuo Langzi Village

Yangshuo Langzi Village is a Zhuang ethnic village located in Gaotian Township, 22km away from Yangshuo County and 82 km from Guilin.   The village was originally founded in Shunzhi Period of Qing Dynasty. It has a history of over 350 years. The first ancestor of the village is Qing Zhengyao, from Qingyauan of Yishan County, Guangxi Province. He was a warrior of Li Zicheng’s peasant rebel army stationing in Beiping. When Qing’s soldiers breaking through Beiping, their ...

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Yangshuo Ancient Stone Town

Yangshuo Ancient Stone Town

The Ancient Stone Town is located in Chonghan Village in Putao Township, Yangshuo. It is about 10 square km. There are four gates on the direction of south, north, east and west. The stone town original had 24 small gates, and now 18 of them still exist. In the stone town, there were original 4 ancient temples, and now 2 of them still exist.   Who built the ancient stone town and when it was built? There are two legends of it.   The first legend goes that it was built during Xianfeng ...

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