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 […]

Xanadu Travel Tips

On July 26, 2011, in Guilin, Travel Info, Valleys and Scenic Spots, by Jack Li

As national AAAA scenery spots, the first batch of National Agriculure Tourism demonstration site and the recommended destination of World Tourism Organization, Xanadu show us a beautiful picture which includes old bridge, stream, rural landscape and folk residence. Xanadu mainly composed with lotus pound, lake of swallow, crave of swallow, dong village customs and primitive […]

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Xanadu(Shiwai tao yuan)

On July 26, 2011, in Guilin, Nature Scenery, Valleys and Scenic Spots, by Jack Li

Xanadu(simplified Chinese: 世外桃源; traditional Chinese: 世外桃源; pinyin: Shìwaì táo yán; literally: a land of Peach Blossoms) has developed into the first batch of national AAAA scenery spots and through the ISO14001 international environment management system certification and ISO9001 international quality management system certification. According to the scene depicted in Taoyuan ming’s masterpicee–Xanadu and combined with […]

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Seven Stars Park Travel Tips

On July 26, 2011, in Guilin, Parks & Gardens, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Seven Stars Park scenic zone is on the east bank of Lijiang River, 1.5 miles away from downtown Guilin. It covers an area of 400,000 square meters, with Xiaodongjiang River flowing through it. The park gets its name because there are seven mountains as if they were the seven stars of the Big Dipper. The […]

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Flower Bridge (Hua Qiao)

On July 26, 2011, in Guilin, Parks & Gardens, Rivers & Gorges, by Jack Li

Flower Bridge is located in the confluence of the Small East River and the Spirit Sword River in the Seven Stars Park. In the Song Dynasty the bridges and Flower Bridge were built, however the names have changed many times. In the Song Dynasty, it was named Jiaxi Bridge. And in Ming Dynasty, it changed […]

Qixia Temple

On July 26, 2011, in Guilin, Temples, by Jack Li

Qixia Temple is in front of Shoufo Cave at the bottom of Sever Stars Rockin the east of Guilin City. It was first named Qixia Temple in the Tang dynasty (618-907),and changed to Shoufo Temple after its rebuilding during the Wanli Era in the Ming dynasty(1368-1644). Then it was enlarged by Monk Huirong in the […]

Putuo Mountain

On July 26, 2011, in Guilin, Mountain Areas, Parks & Gardens, by Jack Li

Putuo Mountain is the main body of the Seven Stars Park composed of peaks called Tianniu, Tianxuan, Tianji and Tianquan in the northwest. Putuo Mountain is 265 meters high. People went to worship Goddess of Mercy on the hill. There are many rocks and pavilions on Putuo Mountain. The most famous rock is Seven Stars […]

Seven Stars Rock

On July 26, 2011, in Guilin, Nature Scenery, Valleys and Scenic Spots, by Jack Li

Seven Stars Rock also called Qixia Rock, Bixu Rock or Xianli Rock. It is in the valley of East Putuo Mountain. It was an underground watercourse, then it rose up above the ground and became the rock. Since then, rain penetrates through the stone cracks and dissolves limestone. In the rock, the limestone crystallized and […]

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