Yangshuo - Guilin - China

"Guilin is the most beautifull place in china, Yangshuo is the most beautifull place in Guilin"

Yangshuo lies to the southeast of Guilin and in the northeast of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Its limestone karst mountains, beautiful rivers and lush countryside have made it famous throughout China and the world. The Li River traverses the county and brings it breath-taking natural beauty. The county is regarded as one of the most beautiful counties in China and the local scenery is the essence of Guilin.

The special geography gives it amazing beauty while over 1,400 years of history and diverse ethnic minority groups bless it with deep traditional and splendid cultures. Keeping original styles, streets there present the simple and primitive atmosphere of the ancient town. Ethnic groups’ special folk customs represented by their various festivals, and exotic flavors added by foreigners make this town more colorful. The West Street in the downtown is the most popular site, gathering and dispatching a great number of tourists.¬†The area is also famous for Moon Hill as well as its many rivers.

Local Specialty: Yanghsuo is famous for its rich produce which includes sweet oranges, tangerine, pomelo, persimmon, chestnut and kumquats.


The basics

Location: in the northeast of Guangxi Province and to the south of Guilin City

Area: 1428 square kilometers (352, 866 acres)

Population: 300,000

Nationalities: 13 including ethnic groups such as Yao, Hui and Zhuang