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Guilin is said to be founded in 214 BC and though the town is not developed, but it is a modern, clean and organized place to spend a day exploring several smaller hills within its confines. Guilin is the ultimate destination for a small boat trip on the picturesque Li River which is flanked on both shores by limestone mountains. Most cruises last a day with lunch included and the normal end point is the small town of Yangshuo, where one can rent bicycles to ride through the countryside. Yangshuo is considered to be a better place to stay than Guilin itself.
The marvel of the limestone crags can be witnessed within Guilin itself where one can visit the Seven tar Park which has caves and a zoo featuring the exotic Pandas. All in all this is an exciting place to visit in China.


Fact File
Country : China
Population : over 1.3 million
Area : 2000 sq.km
Languages : Standard Chinese or Mandarin, English
Climate : Guilin is in subtropical and monsoon zone with warm and moist surrounding, so it is not very cold in winter and not very hot in summer. There are little snow and evergreen trees. It also has plenty of rainfall with an average precipitation per year of 1,872 mm
Official Currency : Chinese Yuan(CY) ; 1 CY = 5.2633 Indian Rupee = 0.1203 US $ = 0.1001 Euro(subject to change).
Location : Guilin is situated in the northeast of Guangxi Province and southwest of Nanling Mountains. It is in the basin surrounded by Yuecheng Range, Ocean Hill, Jiaqiao Range and Tianping Hill.

Getting There
Guilin ChinaBy Air : Guilin Liangjiang International Airport is 26 km (16.2miles) from the city center. Over 50 airlines connect Guilin with domestic cities as well as foreign counties such as Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, etc. In particular, airlines schedule several flights daily to and from major cities like Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Kunming, Macau, Nanjing, Nanning, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai, Shenzen, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xian, Zhengzhou and Zhuhai.
By Train : Guilin Railway Station (South Station) is to the south of the city center but is more conveniently situated than the Northern Station. The Northern Station is situated in the suburbs of the city and has less convenient links with the center. Guilin's major trunk routes link it with Anhui, Beijing, Chongqing, Fujian, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, and Shanghai, Sichuan and Zhejiang provinces

International trains from Beijing to Hanoi, Vietnam, pass Guilin twice a week, so do the trains from Hanoi to Beijing.
By Bus : Buses connect Guilin to surrounding cities like Yangshuo, Quanzhou, Lipu, Longsheng, etc. There is an express high way from Guilin to Liuzhou. Long-distance sleeper coaches run between provincial cities like Beihai, Nanning, Wuzhou, Yulin, etc, and cities in the Pearl River Delta such as Dongguan, Guangzhou, Jiangmen, Panyu, Shunde, Zhongshan and Zhuhai, Puning, Shantou and Zhanjiang in Guangdong Province, Changsha in Hunan Province, Wuhan in Hubei Province, Fuzhou in Fujian Province and Sanya in Hainan Province and more.
There are three bus stations: the Chief Bus Station, Chengnan Bus Station and Beimen Bus Station. Most buses set off from Chief Bus Station to surrounding cities in Guangxi, Guangdong and Hunan provinces.
By Water : Water conveyances from Guilin mainly along Xiangjiang River and Li River lead to the ports of Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macau.

Getting Around
By Road : Buses, Taxis provide a good means of transport within the city.
By Water : Being situated on the world-renowned Li River; Guilin has a special means of transport - cruise ships from downtown to Yangshuo.

Accommodation
The city has very good hotels to ensure a comfortable stay for the tourists. Mentioned below is a list of some of the hotels in the city:
5 star hotels in the city:
Guilin Royal Garden Hotel
Sheraton Guilin Hotel
Hong Kong Hotel
Airline Grand Hotel
Jiashan Hotel
4 star hotels in the city:
Yangshuo New West Street Hotel
Guilin Bravo Hotel
3 star hotels in the city:
Guilin Plaza Rated
Guilin Osmanthus Hotel

Major Tourist attractions
Guilin at China Reed Flute Park : Located in the northwest of Guilin City, 5 kilometres away from the city centre, the park owns a majestic fairyland of karst caves with landscape and rural scenery. The length of the Reed Flute Cave is 240 meters, whereas the tourist trail inside the cave can be as long as 500 meters. The cave has the natural beauty of large amount of stalactites, stalagmites, stone columns, stone curtains, stone pillars in fantastic shapes and colours, which formed the numerous imaginable spots, such as 'Dawn in the Lion Hill', 'Round-topped Mosquito Palace', The Hill of Flowers and Fruits', etc.

Crown Cave : Crown Cave is located in Grassland Town southern suburbs of Guilin. The cave gets its name as it resembles a crown. It has a splendid gate facing Li River and the cave stream enters into Li River. The cave is further divided into four caves connecting with each other. There are stalagmite and stalactite attached in the top of the outer cave with spacious and bright appearance. From the outside one can have a full view of the hanging stalactite, with purple mist which creates a poetic charm in this cave. The cave is one of the scenic spots one can see on a boat trip along Lijiang River.



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