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Guilin Tour Attractions

Guilin is situated in north-east of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Guilin is famous for its beautiful scenery and the history of Guilin tour business can be traced back to ancient times. Guilin is now a top China tour destinations for foreign tourists.

One important characteristic of tourist attractions in Guilin is natural, and no artificial parks. Two crystal-clear rivers meander through the city, the city is encircled by mountains with unusual bizarre rock formations and caves. The moutains and water makes up the picturesque Guilin eternaly.

Guilin is a city surrounded by the sceneries, and sceneries are mainly in Guilin city. This is another charateristic of Guilin tourist attractions. It is very important for tourists to know the distribution of Guilin tour attractions before the plan their Guilin trip.

Scentists say that two crustal movements of the earth took place about 200 and 180 million years ago thrusting the limestone sediments out of the sea from its bottom more than 200 meters below the surface to form a large expanse of land. The karst formation became the hills and rocks with unusual shapes through many years of erosion by the wind and rain.

It is in fact that many people believe that Guilin is a masterpiece of the God. That is why there are many beautiful legends and stories about Guilin's sceneries.

Guilin is in subtropical and monsoon zone with warm and moist climate. All this makes Guilin a unique natural experience for the visitor.

Guilin is one of the famous historical and cultural cities in China. Till now, it has 2000 years' history. There are some remains of the Primitive Society, such as Zengpi Rock and another 60 ones. And all those emerge the living scene of the maternal clan society in Guilin 7000 years ago. In the ancient times, Guilin belonged to Yue. But in the Warrior States Period, it belonged to Chu. Since Ling Canal that was the famous water conservancy project was built in214BC, Guilin has been an important county on transportation between Zhongyuan and Lingnan. In 111, it got a name Guilin city which belonged to Shi'an county and Lingling canton. And till now, it has 2000 years' history. In Ming and Qin dynasty, it became an official residence.

Guilin is a picturesque scenery city that has a long history. People always say that the scene in Guilin is the best in the world.

Edited By Athena Lee

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