The Guanyan Scenic Spot Travel Tips

The Guanyan Scenic Spot is famous for its Hundred Plant Garden, Peach Garden, folk craftwork, water-mills, carp pool, and farmer’s villages. The idyllic scenery and local customs attract people from everywhere. The light rail still under construction will connect the Port of Guanyan, Yunwu Villa, the Underground River Spot and the shopping centre of the […]

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Ancient Town Daxu Tranvel Tips

On August 12, 2011, in Ancient Houses & Courtyards, Chinese Towns & Villages, Guilin, Tours, by Jack Li

Built in 200 A.D, the Ancient Town Daxu (big embankment) is one of the very four oldest embankment towns in Guangxi. The old street in the town measures about 2 km along the river bank of Lijiang River. Ancient houses were well preserved, standing by the side of the road paved with blue flagstone. Best […]

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Wanshou Bridge

On August 12, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Guilin, by Jack Li

The original Wanshou Bridge in Ancient Town Daxu, a single-arch stone bridge, was built in Ming dynasty (over 400 years ago) and rebuilt in 1899 (the 25th year of Qing Emperor Guangxu’s reign). This old bridge regarded as key heritage is located where the Horse River (also known as Jiansha River) and Lijiang River meet. […]

Ancient Town Daxu

On August 12, 2011, in Ancient Houses & Courtyards, Chinese Towns & Villages, Guilin, by Jack Li

Ancient Town Daxu is located 18km southeast of Guilin City and 30km away from Lingchuan County. Situated on the north shore of Lijiang River’s midstream, it is an ancient town with rich traditions. Historical records hold that the construction started in Song Dynasty, bloomed in Qing Dynasty and reached its peak at the Republican period […]

Xingping Travel Tips

On August 11, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Guilin, Tours, Travel Info, by Jack Li

The Town of Xingping is situated in the northeast of Yangshuo County Town in the City of Guilin of Guangxi Province. It is on the upper reaches of the Lijiang River about 25 kilometres from the county town. Xingping features hilly landscape, its east side higher than the west side. The western area of the […]

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The Fishing Village

On August 11, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Guilin, Historical Relics, by Jack Li

The Fishing Village is located on the Lijiang River about two kilometres away from the port of the Town of Xingping. Legend has it that the village was built by prominent officials because they believed that this place somehow promised wealth and prosperity. The Fishing Village of Xingping was set up during the Year of […]

The Ancient Town of Xingping

On August 11, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Guilin, by Jack Li

The Ancient Town of Xingping has a history of more than 1,000 years. It is 10 kilometres from Yangshuo and is surrounded by magnificent mountains. The Ancient Town of Xingping has a huge collection of cultural relics concentrated in Ancient Xingping Street and in the Yu Village about two kilometres from the town, such as […]

The Xingping Town

On August 11, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Ethnic Group Flavors, Guilin, by Jack Li

The Xingping Town is a little town in the Guangxi Province of China. It occupies the northeast part of the Yangshuo County, one of the most famous tourist destinations in China. The town is 25 kilometers away from the Yangshuo County. It is known for its beautiful hills and rivers. Thanks to the natural forces […]

Yangshuo West Street Travel Tips

On August 10, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Guilin, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Yangshuo West Street is in the center of Yangshuo, Guangxi, with the overall length of 517 meters and width of 8 meters. The surface of the road is marble and the road takes a shape of “S”. The buildings here are antiquely beautiful and have strong local characteristics. The street markets are filled with all […]

Yangshuo West Street

On August 10, 2011, in Ancient Houses & Courtyards, Chinese Towns & Villages, Guilin, by Jack Li

Yangshuo West Street is located in the south of Guilin, 63 kilometers away from the urban district. YangShuo is one of earliest confirmed state-level scenic spots in China. It is the most beautiful town at the bank of the Lijiang River, with a history of over 2000 years. Yangshuo compares favorably with Guilin, attracting a […]

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