Guilin Points of Interest and Places to Visit


Longji Rice Terraces

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 28 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For the farmers who reside in Southern China’s Longji region, rice terraces are simply a way of life. Yet for the thousands of annual visitors who make the 2-hour journey from the city of Guilin, ...  Read more

Li River

4 star rating: Recommended 74 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Along the banks of the Li River as it winds south from Guilin, dramatic karst peaks, dense vegetation, and the winding river itself create magical vistas that loom large in the Chinese imagination, ...  Read more

Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)

4 star rating: Recommended 17 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Guilin’s most famous sight is a rocky outcrop on the Li River whose natural stone arch is said to mimic the moon in water. But the whole formation is better known for its resemblance to an ...  Read more

Yao Mountain

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Guilin is known as the city of rice farmers, spreading out in the midst of an impressive landscape full of steep mountain peaks on both sides of the Li River. The highest of these bizarre rock ...  Read more


4 star rating: Recommended 72 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For a small city Yangshuo attracts a huge amount of visitors, all drawn by the stunning scenery of the local area. As in Guilin, the karst hills are often named for objects they supposedly ...  Read more

Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan)

4 star rating: Recommended 17 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The titular reeds which once stood outside Reed Flute Cave - or Ludi Yan - are gone, but the stalactites and stalagmites which plunge and thrust through this extraordinary hollow aren’t going ...  Read more

Fubo Hill (Fubo Shan)

4 star rating: Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Fubo Hill is also known as “Wave Subduing Hill” due to its position right on the river, interrupting the current. Like many peaks in the area it’s more a vertical rock eruption than a hill, with ...  Read more

Seven Star Park (Qixing Gongyuan)

4 star rating: Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The extensive Seven Star Park (Qixing Gongyuan)—arranged around the seven peaks from which it derives its name—ranks among Guilin’s oldest attractions. A pavilion sits atop Putuo Mountain in the ...  Read more

Daxu Old Town

Situated along the east banks of the Li River around 20 kilometers from Guilin City, Daxu Old Town dates back all the way to 200 AD. One of four ancient towns in Guangxi Province, Daxu features a ...  Read more

Jingjiang Mansion

Tours & Tickets

Guilin is mainly known for the magical karst landscape surrounding it, but next to the nature there is also plenty of culture. In fact, the town has been an imperial city since the Qin Dynasty and ...  Read more

Solitary Beauty Peak

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Solitary Beauty Peak, also known as “Pillar of the Southern Sky,” is a surreal outcrop covered in vegetation, shooting into the sky next to the riverbank right in the center of Guilin. Climb the ...  Read more

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