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 = 5072) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCZijiang River RaftingTue 25 Aug 2015 21:57:00 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 = 5852) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCCourtyard oF Qin FamilyTue 25 Aug 2015 18:02:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/courtyard-of-qin-family/ Overview Amid the burgeoning of middle- and first-class families and businesses in China are remnants of the past and the countrys ancient traditions. These include the charming, serene Courtyard of Qin Family located around 90 kilometers from Guilin. Things to Do The Qin Family Courtyard is a prime example of Chinese age-old architecture that dates back to both Ming and Qing dynasties. The home was first owned by a Ming official who was sent into exile with his family. Per...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 647) AND (ServiceType = 15) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGuilin Lianda Commercial PlazaMon 27 Jul 2015 4:15:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://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 = 6485) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCChinese Cooking Class in YangsuoSat 18 Jul 2015 15:58:00 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 = 5059) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCYulong RiverFri 17 Jul 2015 4:10:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/yulong-river/ The Yulong River originates within the boundary of Lingui county with a length of 42.5km. Sceneries between the Yulong Bridge and Qinger ferry crossing is the most charming. The scenic attractions include Rhinoceros Pool, shuier scenery, the Five-finger Hill, and many others. A legend goes that a dragon from the East Sea traveled here and was attracted by the beautiful scenery and stayed. At first, he just came out at night to enjoy the beautiful but later, he couldnt help coming out in...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6469) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCYangshuo CountyFri 17 Jul 2015 4:08:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://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. 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, gorgeous cave, pur...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5054) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCTwo Rivers and Four LakesFri 17 Jul 2015 4:03:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/two-rivers-and-four-lakes/ Water bodies run through the city of Guilin, China, like the veins of the city that coarse vitality throughout the cityscape. Two Rivers and Four Lakes, a favorite tourist attraction near the downtown area is the point of confluence of Taohua and Li River and Shanhu, Mulong, Guihu and Ronghu Lake. The lakes and rivers are interconnected by 19 bridges that were fashioned by drawing inspiration from native and foreign bridging contructions. A restful spot amidst the hustle bustle of ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 737) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCMing Tombs of Jingjiang PrincesFri 17 Jul 2015 3:43:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/ming-tombs-of-jingjiang-princes/ Located at the foot of Mount Yao, roughly 5 kilometers east of the city of Guilin, lies the Mausoleum of the Princes Jingjiang, arguably the most important historical site and one of the most popular attractions of Guilin. The imperial mausoleum is the site where eleven princes of the Jingjiang Family lie entombed. The Jingjiang Family of Guilin is comprised of descendants of King Jingjiang, one of the grandsons of Emperor Taizu - aka the Hongwu Emperor - of the Ming (CE 1368-1644) Dynasty, w...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5078) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCLing CanalFri 17 Jul 2015 2:30:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/ling-canal/ Located in the Xingan County, some 41 miles to the northeastern direction of Guilin, Ling Canal is one of the worlds most ancient integrated canals. However, that is hardly the reason why the place has turned into a tourists spot. They are the panoramic vista, historical monuments and cultural richness that make the place a must-have in every itinerary that leads to China. History says that the canal was built under the patronage of the great emperor Qin Shi Huang who also built the Gre...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6506) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCImpression Sanjie LiuFri 17 Jul 2015 2:24:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/impression-sanjie-liu/ Impression of Sanjie Liu is a large-scale real-scene night show that originated from a traditional Zhuang peoples folk story, showing an artistic conception of harmonious co-existence between man and nature. The show combines folk music, performances, scenery and modern art together, which makes it a wonderful place to experience Zhuang peoples songs and culture as well as Yangshuo scenery. History Impression of Sanjie Liu was began in 2004 in Yangshuo County and now has a cast of mor...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 731) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGuilin MuseumFri 17 Jul 2015 1:49:00 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 = 5750) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCFubo HillFri 17 Jul 2015 1:43:00 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. Because o...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6478) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBiking in YangshuoThu 16 Jul 2015 3:42:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/biking-in-yangshuo/ The ancient villages and Karst limestone hills in Yangshuo attract thousands of travellers at home and abroad. Yangshuo County, about 60 kilometres far from Guilin city in Guangxi province, has become a popular bicycle base in China. A peaceful countryside journey makes people escape from the boisterous urban cities. Numbers of people head to Yangshuo to explore the beautiful countryside scenery by bike. Jumping on a bicycle and pedalling through the gorgeous landscape in Yangshuo has bee...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5067) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCLongji Terraced FieldsThu 16 Jul 2015 3:39:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/longji-terraced-fields/ Longji Terraced Fields is in the Heping town in Longsheng, a 2 hours drive from Guilin. The terraced rice fields, like ladders, wind from the bottom of the mountain to the top. The elevation varies from 380 meters to 880 meters with a drop of 500 meters. First built during the Yuan Dynasty, these rice fields were built with the determination, sweat and blood of generations of people. It is a testimony to the ingenuity of agriculture in mountainous areas. These fields are often belt-shaped, na...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 732) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCDaxu Ancient TownThu 16 Jul 2015 3:35:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/daxu-ancient-town/ Some 25 kilometers southeast of the city of Guilin lies Ancient Daxu (Big Market) Town. The city, situated on the east bank of the Li River, has been a busy center of trade ever since the Qin (BCE 221-207) Dynasty period, when, under the reign (BCE 246 - 210)* of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the Ling Canal, which connects the Xiang River of the Yangtze River watershed with the Li River of the Pearl River watershed, was dug. Ancient Daxus strategic placement on the banks of a river that had spok...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 739) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCCormorant FishingThu 16 Jul 2015 3:22:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://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 = 5064) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCXingping Fishing VillageThu 16 Jul 2015 3:21:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://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 multiple d...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5061) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCMoon HillThu 16 Jul 2015 3:18:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/guangxi/guilin/attraction/moon-hill/ A visit to the Moon Hill should form an indispensable part of any Yangshuo tours. It is located 8 km away from the downtown Yangshuo County and just 1 km away from the legendary Banyan Tree. The hill, a miracle in nature, is a large piece of rock with a hole in its centre. It measures 380 m in height, 410 m in length and 22 m in width and resembles the various phases of the moon from crescent to a beautiful full moon from various angles. A formidable flight of 8oo steep marble stairs need...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5053) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCLi RiverWed 15 Jul 2015 22:48:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://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 = 5057) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCWest StreetWed 15 Jul 2015 22:46:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://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, became ...]]>