Situated in South China, Guilin is like a glittering pearl on a green carpet, the scenery here enjoys the praise of "top landscape in the world". The name of the city is derived from the cassia tree called "Guihuashu" in Chinese. One can see the green cassia trees standing at the most roadsides in the town. When the autumn comes, the fragrance of the blossom fills up the air making passengers refreshing and relaxed. In addition, the golden flowers are very pleasing to the eyes.Guilin is a world-famous scenic city, famous for its unrivalled karst landscape, exquisite mountains, limpid rivers, wired caves and beautiful rocks. Besides the unparallel scenery, the city also boasts its time-honored history. Guilin has been the political, economic and cultural center of Guangxi since more than 1,000 years ago. The Lingqu Canal built 214 B.C. in Xing'an County has witnessed the change during these 2,000 years.
Top Attractions in Guilin
>> Memorable Experiences from a Guilin Holiday
1. Exploring Elephant Trunk Hill Park in the evening while listening to the birds.
2. Doing TaiChi in Mulong Pagoda in the early morning as the mist slowly gives way to the gorgeous surroundings cenery.
3. Eating local dishes from food stalls in the Zhengyang Pedestrian Mall then soaking up the culture at the various arts and crafts stalls.
How to get to Guilin
As a world-famous tourism city, Guilin Transportation is very convenient in ways of air, railway, and Highway. Guilin has the Guilin Liangjiang International Airport providing for air services. The Guiyang-Guangzhou High-speed Railway opened in June, 2015 that traverses Guilin has greatly promoted the convenient accessibility of Guilin by train....More
Best Time to Visit Guilin
Located in South of China, Guilin City has a subtropical monsoon climate with four distinct seasons and high humidity. Summer is humid and hot. Winter is cold and damp. Spring and autumn are short and warm. The weather is relatively mild and comfortable.The annual precipitation is 1926 mm (80 inches), spread unevenly through the year. The rainy season is early summer. May and June are the wettest months with about 350 mm (14 in) each. November to March is relatively dry with about 50 mm (2 in) per month. Snow is rare...More
Popular Guilin Tours