Sights & Attractions in Guilin (China) Reviews
Description:International destination in China.
Newest Review: ... as Elephant Trunk Hill from where you can get a nice view right over the city - but in truth you'll likely find that the majority of 'attractions' are found outside the city. This is because much of Guilin is catered towards a certain type of tourist - there are plentiful 'massage parlours' and bars that will be of little interest to the average visitor. The most spectacular of attractions ... more
Customer Sights & Attractions in Guilin (China) Reviews (3)
by - written on 27/05/10, updated on 27/05/10 (Very useful, 132 readings)
Guilin is a medium sized city in Southern China. It can be easily reached within a few hours by air from any other major Chinese cities. International connections include Seoul and Kuala Lumpur. There is, of course, also the option to get there by rail - although this can take significantly longer. Once there you'll find a few older markets and shopping areas, as well as Elephant Trunk Hill from where you can get a nice view right over the city - but in truth you'll likely find that the majority of 'attractions' are found outside the city. This is because much of Guilin is catered towards a certain type of tourist - there are plentiful 'massage parlours' and ... Read the complete review
by - written on 20/08/09 (Very useful, 124 readings)
Guilin is located in Southern China, in the province of Guangxi. The famous images of the stunning limestone peaks lure expectant travelers to visit the region by the thousands and for good reason. There are many sights to behold in and around Guilin, many of which are well worth a visit. Firstly i have to make one thing clear, Guilin is not a small, quaint town, it is in fact one of the largest cities in China. With a total population of 4.76 million, 740,000 of which make up the urban population. Visitors are regularly taken aback by the sheer magnitude and atmosphere of which surrounds the city. There are two methods of arrival, the airport is located a 30 km bus ... Read the complete review
by - written on 08/07/01, updated on 08/07/01 (Useful, 64 readings)
Imagine this......you're in a small boat on a river......it's dark and there are spotlights on the tail of the boat. What are you doing? In Guilin, you are Cormorant fishing....... As a Cormorant fisher you own the Cormorant and the bird depends for its next meal on how good it is at fishing. Chinese fishermen in Guilin use Cormorants at night to catch fish..they tie a piece of string round the bird's neck and when it catches a fish it cannot swallow. So the bird swims back to the boat to dish up the fish. If a small fish is caught, the bird may be able to swallow it before returning to its owner. When the fisherman has enough fish, he will allow ... Read the complete review
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