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Li River Lijiang River

Li River, situated in Guilin City of Guangxi Zhuang Automous Regionm is a bright pearl on  the list of China's toursit attractions and it is the highlight of  sightseeing tour in Guilin. The 83-km-long waterway from  Guilin to Yangshuo masterpiece of Li River, decorated with rolling hills, steep cliffs, fantastic caves, leisurely boats and lined bamboos which is just like enjoying a melodious symphony. Hanyu vividly described the enchanting beauty of the Lijiang River in his poem: The River looks like a blue silk ribbon, and the mountains resemble emerald haipins".

The poetic and picturesque  Li River originates in Mountain Cat at Xing'an County in the noethest of Guilin. It winds and meanders its way for 170 kilometers, passing through Guilin, Yangshuo to the outlet of Gongchen River in Pingle County. Li River, according to its different scenes, may be divided into three sections: Guilin to Ox Gorge to Water- Dropping Village, and Water-Dropping Village to Yangshuo.


Along the 83-kilometer stretch of the Li River, mountain peaks rise into the sky. It is one of China's most famous scenic areas.

Reed-Flute Cave: a limestone cave with a large number of stalactites, stalagmites, stalactites-stalagmites, rocky curtains, and cave corals.
Seven-Star Park: the largest park in Guilin.
Mountain of Splendid Hues: a mountain consisting of many layers of variously colored rocks.
Elephant Trunk Hill: a hill that looks like a giant elephant drinking water with its trunk. It is symbol of the city of Guilin.
Lingqu Canal: dug in 214 BC, is one of the three big water conservation projects of ancient China and the oldest existing canal in the world.
Other attractions include: Duxiu Peak, Nanxi Park, the Taohua River, the Giant Banyan, and the Huashan-Lijiang National Folklore Park.
The imagery of the Li River is featured on the 20 yuan note.