Must-visit attractions along the Li River

Guilin's landscape is the best in the world. The scenery of Li River is as beautiful as a painting. Li River is like a fairyland, and these highlights should not be missed when visiting Li River.

Yangtze River

Starting point of the classic Li River route, in the misty season, enjoy the mist and rain of Li River.

Nine horses painting a mountain

Jiu Ma Hua Shan is a large stone mountain connected by nine peaks, standing tall along the banks of the Li River. It is one of the classic landscapes of the Li River. When standing on the opposite bank of the river or riding on a bamboo raft, one can see that this mountain has a unique shape. Upon closer inspection, it appears as if there are nine galloping horses painted on the mountain wall. However, it is said that very few people can actually see all nine horses.

Yellow cloth reflection

Huangbu Reflection is the essence of the essence of Li River, and it is also the scenery on the back of the 20 yuan RMB. It is located within Xingping Ancient Town in the essence section of Li River. The river is wide and the water surface is like a mirror, reflecting the green peaks, very beautiful. Taking a photo with a 20 yuan RMB is a very ceremonial thing. Tourists can take a boat tour or walk in Xingping Ancient Town to enjoy the view.
Xingping Ancient Town is located on the banks of the Li River in the northern part of Yangshuo. It is an ancient town with a history of over 1,700 years. Today, the town still preserves ancient streets, bridges, opera stages, temples, and other attractions. There is a dock for bamboo rafting by the riverside, where you can take a boat to visit the "Reflection of Yellow Cloth", which is also the backdrop for the twenty yuan banknote.

Xianggong Mountain

Xianggong Mountain is located on the west bank of the Li River in Xingping town, Yangshuo County, between the Huangbu Reflection and Jiuma Painted Mountain attractions. The interplay of light and shadow, sea of clouds, sunrise, and colorful clouds here have attracted numerous photographers and photography enthusiasts to come and shoot. The works of Guilin photographers taken here have once won the Bronze Award at the 10th International Film Festival.
Although the road to Laoshan Mountain is steep, it still attracts many photography enthusiasts to climb up. With an altitude of over 300 meters, Laoshan Mountain has more than 1,100 steps. After passing through the circular arched mountain gate, there are two iron ladders near the top. By climbing up the iron ladders, you can reach the mountain top and overlook Xingping Ancient Town.