Guilin is called the pearl of China with magnificent places. Thousands of travelers from different countries come to learn more about the history of the city and see the pristine nature. And, as a rule, no one is left disappointed by the trip; this is an excellent opportunity to expand your horizons. The climate here is tropical, monsoon. Relatively short winter, but the seasons are distinct, all are characterized by large amounts of precipitation, the average annual temperature is 18.9 °C.


Interesting facts

Guilin City County was founded in 314 BC during the Qing Dynasty. The settlement was located on the border of several districts. Warriors and the struggle for territory led to the defeat of the city. Over the centuries, Guilin was destroyed and rebuilt again.

The city belongs to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. The settlement is home to about 5,000,000 people and covers an area of 30,000 square meters. Travelers are attracted by natural monuments; karst mountains contributed to their creation.


Attractions of Guilin

Lijiang Waterfall Hotel Guilin is an extraordinary building in the city. The object is located near the fabulous Elephant Trunk Mountain. Every day at 20:00 an artificial waterfall falls from the roof. The duration is only 15 minutes, but the unusual spectacle attracts many tourists who take photographs and record videos. This is listed in the Guinness Book of Records.

You should definitely take a boat ride and admire the city at night. Guilin is being transformed; successful multi-colored lighting illuminates the coastline, bridges, and buildings. The Seven Stars Park houses the city museum. The collection is represented by exhibits from the reign of the Qing and Ming dynasties. Particular attention is paid to blue and white porcelain objects from the 14th to 17th centuries. In the park you can also visit a stalactite cave and buy souvenirs and stone objects.

Many tourists strive to get to the Reed Cave. Stalactites and stalagmites are illuminated in different colors, creating a magical atmosphere. The depth of the Reed Cave is 200 meters. One of the natural attractions is the one hundred meter high Elephant Trunk. It is the symbol and pride of Guilin. At the top of Elephant Trunk Hill is a 14th-century brick pagoda. If vacationers decide to take country walks, it is worth visiting rice plantations and going down the Li River to the city of Yangshuo. Travelers will get acquainted with unusual fishing, beautiful nature, and terraces where rice is grown.

Best time to travel

The favorable period for a comfortable trip to Guilin is from April to the end of October. The weather is warm because the settlement is located in the subtropical zone. There are a lot of plants and flowers on the streets. If you don't want to experience the rainy season, you shouldn't come in June and July. You'll have to watch from the window of your hotel room.

Tourists are encouraged to go shopping, this is an opportunity to buy gifts for family and friends. You can purchase porcelain and textile items as souvenirs. It is not recommended to take documents or valuables on an excursion or walk.

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Guilin - geographical coordinates
Latitude: 25.266667
Longitude: 110.283333


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