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Guilin Attractions

Li River
Guilin Li RiverLi River is the soul of Guilin scenery. It is the river of poems and paintings. There is a popular Chinese saying that the mountains and waters of Guilin are the best under heaven. Hanyu vividly described the enchanting beauty of the Lijiang River in his poem: The River looks like a blue silk ribbon, and the mountains resemble emerald hairpins." The Li River is famous for its beauty of four unique: verdant mountains, fragrant waters, mysterious grottoes, and exquisite rocks. Along the river, there are deep pools, dangerous shoals, murmuring springs, and roaring waterfalls. Going downstream in a tourist boat, one can enjoy spectacular views of crowded towering

Reed Flute Cave
Guilin Reed Flute CaveReed Flute Cave is located in the northwest of Guilin City, 5 kilometers away from the center of the city. It is one of the most extraordinary sceneries in Guilin. These remarkable scenes in the cave could undoubtedly evoke breathless admiration from domestic and foreign visitors. The length of the Reed Flute Cave is 240 meters. According to a legend, Reed Flute Cave got its name because people believed that the reed by the cave's mouth could be made into flutes. Its name is explained by the fact that reeds for making flutes and pipes have been grown in this region since ancient times.

Elephant-trunk Hill
Guilin Elephant Trunk HillElephant Trunk Hill is one of the Lijiang River's most famous sights. The hill is situated on the western bank of the Lijiang River, to the southeast of Guilin. It looks like an elephant, dipping its snout into the Lijiang River, hence the name "Elephant Trunk Hill". This sight isvery representative of the landscape around Guilin and is a symbol of Guilin itself. A park and a Ming Dynasty pagoda are found on and around the Elephant Trunk Hill. Originally named "Li Hill", "Yi Hill" and "Chenshui Hill", the hill has a history of 3.6 hundred million years. Resembling elephant leisurely sucking water from the river with its long trunk, this hill is famous as Elephant Trunk Hill for hundreds of years.

Folded Brocade Hill
Guilin Folded Brocade HillFolded Brocade Hill (Diecai Shan) is one of Guilin's most climbable peaks situated very close to the city center in the northeast of Guilin, near the Lijiang River. The name was inspired by the colorful limestone formations covering the hill, which resemble skeins if silken thread. The Brocade Hill, the Duxiu Peak and the FuBo Hill Stand like the three legs of a tripod. All these three hills are the famous tourist attractions of Guilin. Folded Brocade Hill covers an area of approximately 2 square kilometers. It consists of Yueshan Hill, Look-on-All-Direction Hill, Crane Peak and Bright Moon Peak.

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