Guilin is one of China's most attractive urban areas. Situated in the heart of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous region, it is a must-visit tourist destination for the unparalleled landscapes featuring Limestone Mountains and limpid rivers, together with unique folk customs and rich culture.
Steep monolithic mountains rise dramatically from a flat landscape of meandering rivers and paddy fields. Li River which flows through the city and out into the countryside never fails to impress visitors. This region’s characteristic limestone karst landscape draws visitors from all over the world.
Guilin is a significant cultural city with a history dating back some 2000 years. On a journey through the countryside, visitors can enjoy the scattered villages of many ethnic minorities including the Zhuang, Yao, Hui, Miao, etc. and each minority has distinctive customs and festivals.