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Guilin

Asia
7

Rank in China

27

Rank in Asia

73

World Rank

Currency
Renminbi(RMB)
Weather
Sunny 27.5℃
Time
08:26 AM (GMT +08:00)
Electric Socket
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)... Read more


About Guilin

Guilin is the land of dramatic lighting and magnificent mountains which make it a photographer's paradise. This pearl of China comprises of four lakes and two rivers with ample natural beauty to take your breath away. It's unique limestone landscapes have been included in the world heritage listing and offer an ideal location for recreation, hiking and sightseeing. You can explore the sheer beauty of Guilin Karst by boat over the famous Li River or by hiking and biking around the popular tourist town of Yangshou.

Guilin appeals to all with a love for the outdoors and off-beaten activities. There is plenty of rafting and swimming in the rivers, cycling around the countryside and hiking along the rice terraces at Longji. If you're planning a more relaxing holiday, you can check into one of its swanky hotels and sip on a coffee while taking in the views. The city has a vibrant culture and played an important role in shaping the history of China so there will be plenty to absorb as you interact with locals at a bar or restaurant.

If you're looking for the ideal oriental destination, Guilin is the place to visit. It is very receptive and tourist-friendly with a 72-hour visa-free transit policy for 51 countries and a 144-hour visa-free travel extension for 10 ASEAN countries. It also houses a large community of English-speaking locals eliminating concerns of language barriers. So if you're drawn to natural beauty, Guilin awaits you with open arms.  

Continent Country
Asia China
Airport Name / IATA Code
Liangjiang International Airport KWL


Guilin
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
September and October as temperatures are moderate and most days are sunny
Moderate time to visit
March, April, May, June, July and August
Worst time to visit
November, December, January and February
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 5 7 10 16 20 23 25 25 22 17 12 7
Maximum temprature (℃) 12 13 16 23 27 30 33 33 30 27 20 15
Rain fall (mm) 63 97 137 247 352 347 231 173 82 86 64 43
Population
4.7 (Millions)
Official Language
Mandarin
Spoken Language
Mandarin is commonly... Read more
Other Language
Zhuang languages, Ca... Read more
Police
110
Ambulance
120
Taxi
Start Tariff: RMB 10... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle RMB 2.00
Cup of Coffee RMB 15.00
Milk Carton Pack RMB 11.00
Rice/Kg RMB 10.00
White Bread RMB 7.00
Eggs (12) RMB 18.00
Combo Meal RMB 30.00
Fine Dining RMB 110.00
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi RMB 3.00
Domestic Beer RMB 6.00
Imported Beer RMB 6.00
Bottle of Wine RMB 30.00
Cigarettes (20 Pack) RMB 10.00
Taxi ( 1 km ) RMB 2.00
Ticket in local transport (Single way). RMB 2.00
Rent ( One Bed Room) RMB 3000.00
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences

•    Li River cruise
•    Explore Reed Flute Cave
•    Watch the River Night Show (Impression of Third Sister Liu)
•    Visit a tea plantation
•    Yulong River bamboo raft tour

Shopping
Guilin Department Store
14 Zhongshan Middle Rd
Distance From City Center
16.5 kms
Mengzhidao Department Store
20 Zhongshan Middle Rd
Distance From City Center
16.7kms
Wanda Plaza
36 Huancheng South 1st Rd
Distance From City Center
1000 kms
Yang Bridge Shopping Mall
Zhongshan Middle Rd
Distance From City Center
17.1 kms
Guilin Antique Shop
2 Shahu Beilu, Guilin
Distance From City Center
18.4 km
Zhengyang Pedestrian Street
Shanhu North Road
Distance From City Center
18 km
Xicheng Night Market
Xicheng Pedestrian Street, Middle of Zhongshan Road
Distance From City Center
15.3 Km
The Little Hong Kong
Zhongshang Zhong Lu Square Underground
Distance From City Center
0.1 km
Taxi
Guilin Taxi Company
Guilin Jili taxi Company
Guilin Junan Taxi Company
Guilin Tourism Co., Ltd.
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Guilin chili sauce
  • Sanhua Liquor
  • Guilin fermented bean curd
  • Sweet-scented osmanthus tea
  • Yangshuo painted fans
  • Zhuang embroidery
  • Zhuang embroidery ball
  • Guilin stone

Tourist attractions in Guilin

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