The must-see and worth-visit scenic spots in Guilin city are recommended: Lijiang River, Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Mountain, Diecai Mountain, Qixing Park, Two Rivers and Four Lakes, Duxiufeng Wangcheng Scenic Spot, East-West Lane, etc.;
The must-see and worth-visit attractions in Yangshuo are: West Street, Yulong River, Xingping Ancient Town, Xanadu, Moon Mountain, Yinziyan, Impression Liu Sanjie, Eternal Love, Big Banyan Tree, Butterfly Spring, Shili Gallery, etc.;
Longji tourism must-see and recommended attractions include: Longji Terraced Fields, Longsheng Hot Spring, Huangluo Yao Village, etc.;
Below we will give you a detailed introduction, if you want to know more about the recommended attractions and specific itineraries
Guilin must-see attractions - Li River
“江作青罗带，山如碧玉簪”， The landscapes represented by the Lijiang River scenery and karst caves are known as the "Four Wonders" of Mountain Green, Water Show, Cave Qi and Stone Beauty. The 83-kilometer Lijiang River section from Guilin to Yangshuo, also known as the Lijiang River Essence Tour, and the beautiful scenery of "deep pools, rapids, flowing springs, and waterfalls", is a typical, rich and concentrated area of karst terrain development, which concentrates the landscape of Guilin. The essence makes people feel like "the boat is swimming in the water, and the people are swimming in the painting".
The Li River is one of the most beautiful rivers in the world, with a length of 160 kilometers. The mountain peaks on both sides of the Li River are tall and straight, with thousands of shapes. There are many bushes and small flowers on the pinnacles. From a distance, they look like clothes on beautiful women. On the embankment of the river bank, the green phoenix-tailed bamboo all year round, like the skirt of a girl, swaying in the wind, graceful and graceful. It is the reflection of the mountain peaks, somewhat hazy and clear. What time is the fishing boat on the river, and the red sails are several pages, flowing through the picture of the reflection of the mountain peak.
•Lijiang River is a typical area of karst terrain, known as Baili River and Baili Gallery.
• The pattern on the back of the new version of RMB 20 is a section of the landscape of the Lijiang River.
•The Lijiang River has a variety of flavors in different weather, the green peaks are reflected in sunny days, the mountains are full of clouds and mists in cloudy days, and the misty rain is like a dream in rainy days.
•The main ways to travel the Lijiang River are boat, bamboo raft and walking. The boat is divided into essence tour, Yangshuo water swim, and urban water swim.
The whole section of rafting: Since the current Da Li River ferry tickets are basically purchased by travel agencies, few tourists go to the Li River water transportation company to buy tickets by themselves.
(1) If tourists purchase the Lijiang ferry ticket through other channels, they need to go to the wharf by themselves. The only way is to take a taxi. Mopanshan Wharf and Zhujiang Wharf are 20km away from the urban area, and the fare is about 100 yuan;
(2) If tourists buy ferry tickets through travel agencies and hotel agents, the travel agency will charge an additional 35 yuan per person for the bus fare and tour guide service fee, so tourists can wait in the hotel, and a tourist bus and tour guide will pick you up directly at the hotel. Dock, save the trouble of taking a car.
Opening Hours: Open all day
Scenic address: Guilin - Yangshuo
Must-see attractions in downtown Guilin - Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Mountain, Diecai Mountain, Qixing Park, Two Rivers and Four Lakes, Duxiu Peak and Wangcheng Scenic Spot
1. Xiangshan Park AAAA Scenic Spot
The scenic spot is named after the Elephant Trunk Hill that resembles an elephant. The Elephant Trunk Hill is located at the confluence of the Li River and the Taohua River in Guilin City. Located between the trunk and the body of the elephant, there are more than 50 cliff stone carvings left in the Shuiyue Cave, which is a key cultural relics protection unit in Guangxi. The Shuiyue Cave and the reflection in the water are like a bright moon. Since ancient times, it has the reputation of being like a mountain and a moon, and a scholar from Jibei in the Song Dynasty praised a poem: "There is a bright moon on the bottom of the water, and the bright moon floats on the water. In September, Xiangshan Scenic Spot was awarded the title of "China's Most Beautiful Moon Viewing Land" by CCTV News Channel Network.
On the top of the mountain, there is the Samantabhadra pagoda dedicated to Samantabhadra Bodhisattva in Ming Dynasty. The elephant holds the aquarium, which means good luck and beauty. It has also become a historical witness of the Taiping Rebellion in Guilin in the late Qing Dynasty. Since the Song Dynasty, the Elephant Trunk Hill has become the natural wine cellar of Guilin Sanhua Wine, the representative Chinese rice-flavored wine in Tibet, and has stored thousands of tons of wine so far.
Opening hours: 7:00—18:30
Scenic Address: No. 52, Minzhu Road, Xiangshan District, Guilin City
2. Reed Flute Cave AAAA Scenic Spot
The Reed Flute Scenic Spot is located on the banks of the Taohua River in the northwest of Guilin City. It is named after the cave entrance on the mountain used to be covered with reed grasses that can be made into flutes. The scenic spot has the karst style of strange mountains and beautiful waters endowed by nature. It consists of the mountain peaks-houshan and karst caves-reed flute rock in Guilin, as well as water landscapes such as Taohua River and Fanglian Pond. , tour value. Reed Flute Cave is the first batch of national key scenic spots announced by the State Council in 1982. It is a boutique cave and China's Guobin Cave.
Scenic Address: Ludi Road, Guilin City
Opening time: peak season 7:30-18:00; low season: 8:00-17:30
3. Fubo Mountain AAAA Scenic Spot
Fubo Mountain is located on the banks of the Li River in Guilin, Guangxi Province. It is a solitary peak by the water and beside the water. In the Han Dynasty, the general Fubo General Ma Yuan Nanzheng once visited this place, hence the name. In the Tang Dynasty, the Fubo General Court was built on the mountain. There are Guishui Pavilion, Tingtao Pavilion, Banshan Pavilion, Huanzhu Cave, Mi Fu's Self-portrait, Sword Test Stone, Coral Rock, Thousand Buddha Rock and other scenic spots. The large bell weighing more than one kilogram was cast by the daughter of Kong Youde, the king of Dingnan in the Qing Dynasty, to mourn her father.
Fubo Mountain is also known as "Fubo Scenic Spot" because of its solitary peak, half of which is on the land and half of which is inserted into the river pool. Every spring and summer, the river swells sharply, and the foothills of the mountain contain the turbulent waves, so that the river reverses and swirls, which has the power to subdue the waves.
Fubo Mountain has beautiful scenery and unique caves. On the east of the mountain are the Linjiang Corridor, Fubo Tea Room and Tingtao Pavilion built on the cliff. On the west, there are climbing stone steps, which can reach the half-mountain pavilion and the top of the mountain. If you climb up and overlook, you can see the picturesque water and mountains of Guilin. .
4. Diecai Mountain AAAA Scenic Spot
Diecai Mountain is located in the north of Guilin city center, close to the west bank of Li River, and only one kilometer away from Fubo Mountain. Entering the gate of Diecai Park, you can go up the mountain. Diecai Mountain gets its name because of the overlapping layers of rocks and brocades; in ancient times, there were many osmanthus trees on the mountain, so it was called Guishan Mountain; and because there was a cave with four seasons of wind in the mountain, it was also called Fengdong Mountain. Diecai Mountain is composed of 4 peaks, Yueshan Mountain, Siwang Mountain, Mingyue Peak and Xianhe Peak. Long Pavilion, Bixia Cave, Quzhang Ergong Chengren Monument, Yangzhitang, Wind Cave, Tinghu, Diecailou, Wangjiang Pavilion and Nayun Pavilion have been known as "the place where the rivers and mountains meet" since ancient times.
5. Seven Star Park AAAA Scenic Spot
Qixing Park - A modern urban park has a variety of ecological environment and service facilities, and has various functions such as leisure and recreation, tourism and so on. Now it has become a recommended scenic spot by the World Tourism Organization, the first batch of AAAA-level scenic spots in China, a national key scenic spot and a core scenic spot in Guilin, and has passed the ISO14001 international environmental management system and ISO9001 international quality management system certification. In addition, for more than a thousand years, China's four major religious beliefs, Buddhism, Taoism, Islam and Confucianism, have successively influenced the scenic spot, imprinting a distinct religious and cultural imprint on the scenic spot, giving the scenic spot the charm of "four-in-one religion". . In the park, there are scenic spots such as "Big Dipper", "Hump and Chixia", "Crescent Moon Shadow" and "Putuo Stone Forest", occupying the beauty of mountains, rivers, caves and stones. Famous attractions include Qixingyan, Longyin Cave, Crescent Cave, Zenggongyan, Camel Mountain, Longyinyan and Huaqiao, Crescent Tower, Children's Paradise, Zoo, Tombs of Three Generals and Eight Hundred Heroes, Mosque, Bonsai Art Garden, Guihai Stele Forest, etc. .
6. Two Rivers and Four Lakes AAAA Scenic Spot
Guilin business card - two rivers and four lakes, night tour is more beautiful
Two rivers and four lakes refer to the Guilin water system around the city consisting of Rong Lake, Shan Lake, Gui Lake, Mulong Lake, Li River and Taohua River.
Guilin is a typical landscape city, and natural landscape is the basic element that constitutes the urban landscape of Guilin. The Two Rivers and Four Lakes Scenic Spot truly embodies the wonderful scenery of "a thousand peaks stand around the wild, a river embraces the city flow" and the poetic and picturesque feeling of "the city is in the scenery, and the scenery is in the city". As a classic tour route in the center of Guilin, tourists can take a boat to see the Elephant Trunk Mountain, Fubo Mountain, Diecai Mountain, Qixing Mountain, Yao Mountain, Yu Mountain, Laoshan Mountain, Liuma Mountain, Baoji Mountain, Tiefeng Mountain on both sides of the Li River. There are more than ten traditional famous mountains, including the Peach Blossom River; the stupa, the Hongqiao Dam, the Zhuzi archway, the one-legged pavilion and other historical sites; you can also visit three main scenic spots with their own characteristics: Chinese classical gardens - Banyan and Shanhu Scenic spots, ecological gardens in harmony with man and nature - Guihu Scenic Spot, Song History and Culture Park - Mulong Lake Scenic Spot; landscaping in scenic spots, or pavilions, platforms, buildings, pavilions, garden buildings and celebrity sculptures, or famous flowers, famous The grass, the famous pavilion and the Guilin Landscape Poetry Gallery, or Gui Opera, Cai Diao, Quyi, Copper Drumming and Osprey Fishing Show, highlight the beautiful natural landscape, profound historical accumulation and cultural connotation of Guilin as a famous historical and cultural city in China.
The two rivers and four lakes show the charm of green mountains and clear waters, the elegance of gardens and flowers, the rich history and culture, the embellishment of exotic customs, and the characteristic bridges of different shapes along the way. Under the background of artistic lighting, it shows the elegant artistic conception of colorful, fantastic and infinite reverie. It makes people feel the harmony and unity of the city and the landscape, taste the beautiful picture of "Guilin's landscape is the best in the world", and appreciate why there is a sigh of "willing to be a Guilin native, but not a fairy" in the world.
Opening hours: 8:00—22:00
Scenic Address: No. 2, Lijun Road, Guilin City
7. Solitary Beauty Peak and King City Scenic Spot AAAAA Scenic Spot
The King City Scenic Area consists of the Ming Jingjiang King City and the Solitary Beauty Peak. Wangcheng is a national key cultural relics protection unit. Jingjiang King City, also known as Guilin King City, is located in the center of Guilin. The famous Solitary Beauty Peak stands in the middle of the King City. Yuanshun Emperor Tuo Huan Tie Mu Er had practiced in the Dayuan Temple in front of the Duxiu Peak before he succeeded to the throne. When Zhu Yuanzhang was proclaimed emperor and vassal, he enfeoffed his nephew Zhu Shouqian in Guilin and called him King of Jingjiang. Wangcheng is the palace of King Jingjiang.
The ancient buildings of Wangcheng were built in the fifth year of Hongwu (1372) in the Ming Dynasty, and were basically completed in the ninth year of Hongwu (1376). It has a history of more than 630 years. Therefore, the Guilin Wangcheng was built more than 30 years earlier than the Forbidden City in Beijing. Wangcheng is 557.5 meters long from south to north and 336 meters wide from east to west, covering an area of 187,000 square meters. The city wall is 7.92 meters high and 5.5 meters thick. There are also four gates: Duanli, Guangzhi, Tiren, and Zunyi. The left is the ancestral temple and the right is the Sheji. The buildings and scenery in the city include Chengyun Gate, Chengyun Hall, Bedroom, Crescent Pool, and Back Garden. Baoshan Hall, Qingyue Pavilion, Lingxu Terrace, Kexin Xuan, Xuanwu Pavilion, Sanshen Temple and other buildings are complete. The Crescent Lake in the Royal Garden can be used for boating. In the ninth year of Shunzhi in the Qing Dynasty (1652), Kong Youde, the king of Dingnan, could not resist the attack of the rebel army, and the palace was burned, and the buildings in the city were reduced to ruins. At present, the city wall and four gates are still intact, and the buildings in the city are reconstructed on the original basis after the end of the Anti-Japanese War.
On December 29, 2012, Guilin Solitary Beauty Peak and Wangcheng Scenic Spot was rated as a national 5A-level tourist attraction. In addition to Lijiang Scenic Area, Two Rivers and Four Lakes, Xiangshan Scenic Area, and Lemandi Resort World, the number of 5A-level scenic spots in Guilin has reached 4, and 60% of Guangxi's 5A-level scenic spots are located in Guilin.