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  • The town of Yangshuo with the Li River from a nearby karst peak
The town of Yangshuo with the Li River from a nearby karst peak
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Yanghsou is a small county and city near Guilin in Guangxi in the middle of a magnificent karst scenery.


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Wikipedia - Yangshuo County

Yangshuo, 20 Yuan note
20 Yuan note and its inspiration

Yangshuo County (simplified Chinese: 阳朔县; traditional Chinese: 陽朔縣; pinyin: Yángshuò Xiàn) is a county in Guilin, Guangxi Province, China. Its seat is located in Yangshuo Town. Surrounded by karst peaks and bordered on one side by the Li River (漓江) it is easily accessible by bus or by boat from nearby Guilin. Over the years, it has become popular with foreign backpackers. ... read more

Wikitravel - Yangshuo

Yulong Qiao (Yulong Bridge), Yangshuo
View of Yulong River valley from Yulong Qiao (Yulong Bridge)

Yangshuo (阳朔; Yáng shuò) is a very scenic, small county and city surrounded by many karst mountains and beautiful scenery near Guilin, Guangxi. It is very popular among tourists. Yangshuo is popular for its incredible karst scenery, beautiful mountains, rivers, caves, and temples as well as its laid back cafes and bars. However, as a result, there is no shortage of tourists, ex-pats, and other foreigners.
Yangshuo isn't your typical Chinese town and does not have the big-city feel as in most other Chinese cities. It is more like a vacation town, with wonderful restaurants and shops. Yangshuo has a reputation as a foreigners' village in Southern China and is a major stop on the trail of many independent travelers. ... read more

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