Located in North Guangxi, China, Guilin is one of China’s most visited cities owing that to its scenic surroundings and natural beauty. The city is blessed with gorgeous limestone sceneries and is nestled among vegetation-clad pinnacles on the banks of the Li River which further enhances its beauty. Avisit to this gorgeous city will mean a visit to a number of terrific places and achance to indulge in different activities.
Don’t miss out on these destinations while in Guilin
While in Guilin, be sure to check out some if not all of these destinations, as each comes with its own special beauty.
Li River, which is perhaps the most popular attraction in Guilin with its breathtaking beauty. A cruise on its shimmering waters is a sure-fantastic way to enjoy the River and its beautiful surroundings.You will get a chance toenjoy the Karst landscape that is beautifully complimented by the River, with beautiful bamboo groves, gorgeous village terrains and a sharp-edged hill. Other activities that you can enjoy by the River include hiking, photography, bamboo rafting and the Dreaming on Li River show which showcases the culture of the different ethnic groups around Guilin.
YuziParadise: to enjoy a wonderful dose of modern sculptural arts and grotto arts.
Douji Hill a great place to go for a climb to see some of the best views of the city and the Li River, in addition to river swimming that is popular along the way.
Reed Flute Cav, which is a limestone cave with impressive natural sculptures of limestone formations that are currently enhanced by multicolored lighting.
Fubo Hill; famous for its collection of historic stone carvings from the Tang Dynasty and Buddhist inscriptions.
Elephant Trunk Hill, which gets its name from its resemblance to a huge elephant stretching its trunk and drinking water.
Peach Blossom River; a great place full of beauty and relaxing atmosphere. You can also get a chance to view beautiful peach blossoms in the spring.
Cat Mountain; the place gets its name from the stony peak that resemblesa huge cat. While there you can see approximately 311 species of animals and numerous plant lives.
Solitary Beauty Peak, which rises dramatically above the center of Guilin and is known as the great southern pillar in addition to being Guilin’s number one peak. It is renowned for its sharp precipice with a quite number of cliff-side and stone inscriptions that are carved into it.
Yao Mountain, which provides for an excellent view of gorgeous surroundings from the top. Many tourists visit it for its natural beauty and a chance to explore ancient tombs.
The Ling Canal, which though isolated is a gem worth visiting. It showcases the engineering and architectural skill that existed in Chinese society over 2000 years ago.