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Guilin

  • Looking down from Diecai Shan, Guilin, China
Looking down from Diecai Shan
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The scenic city of Guilin, located at the Li River in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is popular for its location among limestone mountains and formations.

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Wikipedia - Guilin

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Guilin (Chinese: 桂林; Zhuang: Gveilinz) is a prefecture-level city in China, situated in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on the west bank of the Li River. Its name means "forest of Sweet Osmanthus", owing to the large number of fragrant Sweet Osmanthus trees located in the city. The city has long been renowned for its unique scenery. ... read more

Wikitravel - Guilin

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Looking down from Diecai Shan

Guilin  (桂林) is a city in Guangxi Region, China. Guilin is a scenic town and one of the best-known tourist destinations in China. There are many scenic places within short traveling distance of Guilin. These include Longsheng with its famous Longji rice terraces; The Li jiang river, a scene of which is printed on the back of ¥20 bank notes; Yangshuo, a small county downstream from Guilin; and much more. This makes Guilin an excellent base for exploring the northern end of Guangxi region. Guilin is a beautiful city. The town center is surrounded by two rivers and four lakes and studded with sheer sided karst mountains. Outside the city center, the buildings are less well kept. The main industry in the city is tourism so the city is much cleaner than other Chinese cities. ... read more

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