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Yangshuo West Street

Last updated by vivichen at 2014/1/19; Destinations: Guilin,Yangshuo

As the old saying goes, “Guilin has the best scenery in the world, and the landscape in Yangshuo only tops Guilin”. The most amazing part of Yangshuo is West Street.

West Street, which is known as ‘Foreigners’Street’, is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1400 years. West Street is the centre of Yangshuo and was built in Sui Dynasty nearby Li River. Nowadays, West Street is the biggest foreign language center in China. Many foreigners come to West Street to study Chinese or travel every year. West Street attracts tens of thousands tourists from home and abroad. Foreigners are attracted by the unique culture and architectures of West Street.


You can find all kinds of western bars, cafés, restaurants as well as Chinese tourism products on West Street.; you can see many Chinese business men talk with foreigners in fluent English. It is enjoyable to spend one afternoon in a western bars or café, listening foreigners playing guitar and singing English country music. You can read over a coffee or a drink, or simply enjoy the street view, or chat with your family, friends, or locals. Wandering through West Street can also be a memorable time in your holiday. When you are hungry, have a meal at one of restaurants on West Street. Meiyou Restaurant, Yuanshiren Restaurant or Italian Pizza can be a good choice.

West Street is the symbol of Yangshuo. You are not regarded as having been to Yangshuo if you don’t visit West Street.