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11 Best Things to Do in Guilin, China

Experience nature at its best at Guilin.
Prerana Jamdarkhana Aug 7, 2019

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Guilin is known world-wide for its stunning landscape of karst hills (Karst is a natural phenomena formed from bedrocks), caves and rivers. This unique landscape is a reason for tourists flocking to Guilin every year.

Visit Elephant Trunk Hill

The arched rock on the conjunction of Li and Taohua rivers, resembles an elephant drinking water.

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Cruise at Li River

The 80 km waterway from Guilin to Yangshuo is strikingly beautiful with cliffs, caves and clear water.

Awe at Reed Flute Cave

A popular natural limestone cave, it has a typical reed growing inside which is used for making traditional flutes.

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Walk through Longsheng Rice Terrace

Built along the riverside slope up to the mountaintop, Longsheng is also called as Longji- meaning dragon’s backbone.

Climb the Moon Hill

A wide arch and a semicircle in the middle, you can climb the mountain for beautiful panoramic view of the surroundings.

Stroll around Jingjiang Princes' Palace City

This historic site along Li river emphasizing Solitary Beauty Peak, attracts tourists all year-round.

Feel at home in Shiwai Taoyuan

An enthralling experience of nature, this village is a place of tranquil and Chinese culture.

See the Seven Star Park

The surrounding seven hills and historic artifacts make this place the largest park in Guilin.

Relax at Guilin Two Rivers & Four Lakes Scenic Area

A peaceful ramble along the rivers and lakes of Guilin with two majestic pagodas is something to look forward to.

Amble the streets of Daxu Ancient Town

Cultural and authentic, the town of Daxu offers local cuisine and souvenirs.

Street Shopping

Walk around Zhengyang and Xicheng street to fill up your bags with Guilin handicrafts, traditional lamps and painted fans.