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Guilin Quick Fact

As the old saying goes,"Guilin landscape tops that of else where in China, and Yangshuo scenery tops that of Guilin."

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Guilin has won its great popularity throughout the world, being crowned as a key tourist city and a vital historical cultural city by the Chinese State Council. Hailed as the "International Tourist Pearl", the city is abound in fascinating sceneries with Li River landscape and Karst Landform to be the greatest ones.

Famed for its green hills, clear waters, fantastic caves and spectacular rocks, Guilin is honored as the main representative and the classical brand of the Chinese natural landscape. Just follow ShanghaiFocus to dig this delicate and charming city.

What to see in Guilin

Guilin, as a renowned tourist city, is in possession of abundant tourist resources. Except for the praise of picturesque landscape, the city is also spoken highly of her good integration of natural resources and human landscapes, being reflected by such brilliant sceneries as Li River, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant-trunk Hill, Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces etc. And most of these fantastic sightseeings will be contained in Guilin tours elaborately designed by Shanghaifocus. You are surely to get a perfect Guilin tours with high-quality services and favorable prices.


Traveling to Guilin by plane is a wise choice, better than the long-distance bus risky with insanitation and security problem or railway which has no direct station in Guilin. Even so, the transportation in and around Guilin is quite convenient, with buses, taxis and motor tricycle to be the common ones.

Best Visiting Time

The optimum time to visit Guilin is from April to October, when the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terrace is in its glorious time of a year. Especially at the the Mid-Autumn night, the beautiful and delightful sight-Li River Double Moons happened in Elephant-trunk Hill is extremely worth appreciating, having attracted countless travelers from both home and abroad. However try to avoid traveling in two golden weeks namely "May Day"(1st May to 7th May) and "National Day"(1st October to 7th October), as all the hotels in hot scenic spots will be booked out at that time. If you really desire for a trip during these holidays, do book in advance.

Top Attractions
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2)  Dr. Sun Yat-sens Mausoleum
3)  Ming Xiaoling
4)  Memorial Hall of the Nanjing Massacre
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Guilin Tour

A Chinese saying goes that Guilin’s landscape is second to none. Visitors are deeply impressed by its dream-like sceneries. Elephant Trunk Hill is what you don't want to miss when you are in Guilin. Enter stunning Karst caves like Reed Flute Cave. Cruise on the picturesque Li River, admire typical Karst hills lined both banks. Leisurely stroll along West Street of Yangshuo and maybe you will get extra surprise by finding some special local stuff. Visit unbounded Rice Terrace in Longsheng and local villages of ethnic minorities. All these activities won't disappoint you as long as you do them.

Feel fully relaxed while cruising down Li River, appreciating the breathtaking sceneries alongside.
Take a bicycle ride to countryside of Yangshuo and fresh yourself;
Watch performances by local Miao girls in ethnic minority village in Longsheng and witness the magic of the Nature in the vast rice Terrace there;
Enjoy Guilin rice noodles with its local pepper sauce; You will find the reason why so many people love it;
Trace what Bill Clinton ever did in Guilin and check out where he gave her speech in Seven-Star Park;
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