Guilin Travel Guide, China Destinations, Travel Guide To Chinahttp://www.chinatravel.com/rssRSS-BoardSELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 647) AND (ServiceType = 15) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGuilin Lianda Commercial PlazaThu 11 Sep 2014 16:11:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/shop/guilin-lianda-commercial-plaza/ Introduction Lianda Commercial Plaza, located in Xiangshan District of Guilin City and covering the gross floor area of 90,000 square meters, is the first Disney-esque shopping mall with garden landscape in China, integrating shopping, relaxing, entertainment and food catering. The whole shopping mall consists of five parts, including the happy home, Provencal theme store, the base of challenge, the out street and 1001 paradise. The happy home offers a convenient shopping environme...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5750) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCFubo HillTue 19 Aug 2014 7:07:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/fubo-hill/ Fubo Hill in the naturally-blessed city of Guilin is situated on the west bank of the Li River and stands out in its neighborhood uniquely. Unlike a traditional hill of gradual gradation, Fubo Hill stands out as a large vertically rising rock in the middle of a stretch of flat land. Partially submerged in the river and partially above ground, it is 213 meters above sea level and 62 meters above ground. Measuring 120 meters long and 60 meters wide, it covers an area of 0.7 hectares. Becaus...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5057) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCWest StreetTue 22 Jul 2014 3:52:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/west-street/ History As the saying goes, The landscape in Guilin is the best in China, and the landscape in Yangshuo is the best in Guilin. The picturesque landscape in Yangshuo has attracted millions of travelers from throughout the world. In the early 1980s, foreign travelers first discovered Yangshuo County has an amazing landscape. Later more and more foreign travelers came to visit, making Yangshuo famous for its beautiful scenery. West Street, already the oldest street in Yangshuo, be...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6469) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCYangshuo CountyTue 22 Jul 2014 3:51:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/yangshuo-county/ Yangshuo County is famous for its picturesque landscape including the beautiful Karst limestone hills and the Li River and Yulong River with clear water. Located in the Southeast Guilin, it is 65 kilometers far from the city center of Guilin. Overview Yangshuo County (Yngshu xin in Chinese Pinyin) has a history of more than 1400 years, occupying an area of 1428 square kilometers. It was foreigners that first discovered this county in the early 1980s. The beautiful Karst hills, gorgeou...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5064) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCXingping Fishing VillageTue 22 Jul 2014 3:49:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/xingping-fishing-village/ Overview For many years, this quiet but picturesque fishing village more than 20 kilometers from Yangshuo took a backseat as other Chinese provinces and cities hogged the tourism spotlightuntil 1998 when the then-president Bill Clinton ended in Xingping. Since then, the world knew, and they started pouring in. Things to Do Xingping Fishing Village is often called the Old Townand rightfully so. Its been around for more than 500 years! (The actual Xingping town has seen multip...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 739) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCCormorant FishingTue 22 Jul 2014 3:47:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/cormorant-fishing/ Sitting in a big boat,sailing slowly in the river, watching the local fisherman standing with his well trained cormorants on the traditional bamboo raft with lanterns, you will see the released cormorants( tethered on the raft by a rope while not working) dive into the water and track the schools of fish which thrive in the clear river water. Once a cormorant caught a fish, he returns to the bamboo raft where the fisherman removes the catch. A ring, around the bird neck, prevents the cormoran...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5053) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCLi RiverTue 22 Jul 2014 3:45:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/li-river/ Li River was selected as one of the worlds top 10 watery wonders by Americas National Geographic magazine, who quoted on their official website: Chinas Li River snakes through a fairy-tale landscape of conical limestone peaks, its smooth waters exquisitely mirroring the magical scenery. The highlights of the Li River can be seen along the 84km waterway from Guilin to Yangshuo. Pinnacles covered in deep foliage (shrouded in mist on rainy days), clear water, deep ponds, dangerous shoal...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6199) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGudong WaterfallTue 8 Jul 2014 1:48:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/gudong-waterfall/ Gudong Waterfall Scenic Area, which is located in Daxu Town and 25 kilometers away from Guilin City, is famous for its waterfall. The beautiful Gudong Waterfall group, consisting of 13 layered cascades with different patterns, has a drop of 90 meters and the mean width of 20 meters. And the forest coverage rate of Gudong Waterfall group reaches 96%. The forest is thickly overgrown with maple trees whose leaves will turn red in autumn and look very beautiful at that time. No wonder it is known...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 731) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGuilin MuseumMon 7 Jul 2014 3:30:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/guilin-museum/ Guilin Museum has more than 20,000 articles of relics, which are divided into ancient relics, minority and folk custom relics and revolutionary relics. The ancient relics are kept in order of time in the form of objects, records and pictures, reflecting the development and history of Guilin from the Stone Age to the Qing Dynasty. The Guangxi Minority and folk custom hall shows the minoritys daily life through the model happy festival scene and reflect the folk culture infiltration and effect ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5068) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCLongsheng Hot SpringsMon 26 May 2014 22:40:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/longsheng-hot-springs/ Overview If you have plans to visit the city of Guilin in China, you must not miss the Longsheng Hot Spring National Park which is sited at the upper valley of the Sangjiang River and 129 kilometers roughly from the Guilin city. The Longsheng County is also just 29 kilometers away. The park spans around an area of 10 square kilometers and has been a favored destination for leisure tourists for quite a few years. Why Longsheng Park has been consistently one of the most sought-afte...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5850) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGuilin Dragon Boat FestivalMon 26 May 2014 22:38:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/guilin-dragon-boat-festival/ Dragon Boat Festival, or the Duanwujie, is on the fifth day of the fifth month of Chinese lunar calendar. It is a custom to have Dragon Boat racing every 5 years. It was originally a festival to memorize a great poet, Quyuan, who was also a patriot 2000 years ago, but it is also believed that the celebration of Dragon Boat Racing may bring a good harvest and a peaceful river. A lot of fire works will be played, sacrifice of rice dumpling will be offered to the God of Dragon, and the locals wi...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6485) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCChinese Cooking Class in YangsuoMon 26 May 2014 22:37:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/chinese-cooking-class-in-yangsuo/ Besides appreciating the picturesque natural scenery and cruising on the famous Li River, foreign tourists also enjoy themselves by tasting the palatable characteristic Chinese dishes during their visit to Guilin. For those who have fancy for learning how to cook authentic Chinese dishes, its exciting to know there are some cooking schools in Yangshuo which offering Chinese cooking classes for foreigners. Thus, foreigners can learn to cook their favorite local dishes and cook for their fa...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1809) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCChanggang VillageMon 26 May 2014 22:36:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/changgang-village/ Overview The Southern Silk Road opened China to the rest of the world and paved the way for its economic sustainability during the early parts of its history, and many places had benefited in its discovery. One of these is the tiny Changgang Village. Things to Do Changgang Village belongs to Lingchun County and is situated in a mountain that spans more than 8 kilometers. The community is incredibly old, having been around for around 500 years and has lived through the Qing D...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5074) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBaoding WaterfallMon 26 May 2014 22:29:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/baoding-waterfall/ Overview Several kilometers away from the city center of Guilin is one of Chinas heavens, made up of a scenic mountain, a serene lake, and a gushing waterfall. All the sights and sounds combine to create a visual rhythm that truly delights senses. Things to Do One of the main highlights in your trip to Ziyuan County is the Baoding waterfall. The falls isnt a new discovery as it has long been documented by ancient Chinese travelers and note takers, and if one has to take the old f...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5080) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCXiongshen Bear and Tiger Mountain VillaMon 26 May 2014 22:29:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/xiongshen-bear-and-tiger-mountain-villa/ Overview In China everything and everyone has a place to call home. For some of its endemic wild animals such as black bears and tigers, it is known as Xiongshen Bear and Tiger Mountain Village. Things to Do The Xiongshen Bear and Tiger Mountain Village has been around for quite some time and has thus accumulated thousands of fans in the country as well as the rest of the world. For many years, it has grown to being more than just a zoo. Its also a breeding facility, as well as...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5072) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCZijiang River RaftingMon 26 May 2014 22:29:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/zijiang-river-rafting/ Zijiang River is the biggest river in Ziyuan County. It originates in the southeast foot of the cat Mount, which is the highest Peak in South China. The river runs from south to north and flow into Dongting Lake with the riverbed 100 meters wide. Tree-claded hills line along the river. Rafting on Zijiang River covers 22.5km, with 45 shoals and 31 turns. Its a thrilling experience. Rafting on the river, you will find yourself in a long passage of landscape painting. There are over 60 scenic ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 750) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCNanxishan Hill ParkMon 26 May 2014 22:25:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/nanxishan-hill-park/ Nanxishan Hill Park, with Nanxishan Hill at its core and the Nanxi River passing through, is located in south Guilin, just 1 kilometer from the railway station. Also nearby is the Guilin Art Gallery and the celebrated Heishan Botanical Garden with its many dazzling florals. Giving the park its name, Nanxishan Hill stands at an altitude of 291 meters with its 2 peaks erecting facing each other, another example of the Guilin areas infamous natural gifts. Longji Pavilion between the 2 peaks ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 728) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCSeven Star ParkMon 26 May 2014 22:25:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/seven-star-park/ Seven Stars Park is situated on the eastern side of the Li River, near the city of Guilin, Guangxi Province. The park could also be called Ursa Major (Great Bear), the constellation whose seven brightest stars form what is termed the Big Dipper in the U.S., the Plough in Britain, the Great Cart (Grosser Wagen) in Germany, Karls Cart in Scandinavia (i.e., Karlsvognen/ Karlsvagnen/ Karlsvogna/ in Denmark/ Sweden/ Norway), and the Saucepan (Steelpannetje) in Dutch. In eastern Asia, including in ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5070) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCQingshitan ReservoirSun 18 May 2014 19:08:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/qingshitan-reservoir/ Overview Qingshitan Reservoir was named after the colossal 600 million cu.meter reservoir, the largest to exist in the whole of Guangxi. Aside being the water source of irrigation and a device of flood protection, the area soon developed into a tourist resort owing to its resplendent scenery and prominent seasonal pattern. A slice of heaven on earth, the Qingshitan Reservoir area literally responds to nature through the facial transformation with the change of season.With mountai...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5079) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCTemple of General GuanyuSun 18 May 2014 10:31:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/temple-of-general-guanyu/ The Temple of General Guanyu was first built in 1603 to commemorate General Guanyu, the famous general of the State of Shu in the period of the Three Kingdom in China. The temple had been reconstructed and renovated for several times. It was all built up of wood and brick walls. No front door, the entrance is at the west side. The temple ground covers an area of 2,100square meters, 1033 square meters of building occupation. Enclosed in the temple are such buildings as the stage of p...]]>