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Yangshuo Travel Guide

Yangshuo Overview

An old Chinese Saying goes like that “East or West, Guilin’s scenery is the best”. And there is another local old saying will complete this sentence” Yangshuo absolutely is best part of Guilin’s scenery”. Yangshuo is a county under the jurisdiction of Guilin City, in the northeast of Guangxi, China. Its seat is located in Yangshuo Town. Surrounded by karst peaks and bordered on one side by the Li River it is easily accessible by bus or by boat from nearby Guilin. Yangshuo used to a small village with a 2000 year history which now has been developed a very laid back town with excellent facilities for tourists. The town has a better choice of hotels and guesthouse than most cities; Yangshuo is a much laid back town with excellent facilities for visitors. The town has a better choice of affordable luxury hotels and guesthouse than most cities, with more top-end ones on the way. Yangshuo is absolutely a nice break from all the major and big cities in China. This is the place where you can experience some real Chinese elements. Getting out into the countryside to see traditional rural life is easy. The people mostly choose to take a bike but you can also go on foot or by car or boat is also OK.

As the old saying, "Guilin´s scenery is the most beautiful in the world; Yangshuo´s scenery is far more superior to that of Guilin´s".

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Located at the lower reaches of the Lijiang River, Yangshuo County covers an area of 1,428 square km and has 20,000 hectares of land used for agricultural cultivation. It has a population about 300,000, making up of different ethnic groups such as Han, Zhuang, Yao, Hui, etc.

The biggest attraction is Green Lotus Hill (Bilianfeng), where a dozen peaks seeming to burst open like the petals of a lotus flower.Yangshuo is located at the center of the "green Hill." The scenery around Yangshuo--the miles of river and mountains stretching from Rooster Comb Rock to Xingping--is one of the most enchanting landscapes in China. The most notable scenic spots of Guilin are in Yangshuo, for example, Nine-Horse Painted Hill, Yellow Reflection Point, Xingping Village, Lotus Cave, Young Scholar Hill, Snow Lion Ridge, the Big Banyan Tree, Moon Hill, and Dragon River. Moreover, many consider the landscape of the plains and the villages to be like a beautiful picturesque poem. Yangshuo was one of the first counties to be appointed as a national tourism area for each year 1.5 million visitors are attracted to Yangshuo.

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