Guilin is a prefecture-level town situated in the northeast of China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Guilin is located on the west bank of the Li River and borders Hunan up to the north. Guilin name means "Forest of Sweet Osmanthus", owing to a large number of fragrant sweet osmanthus trees lies in the region. The city has long been legendary for its scenery of karst topography. Guilin is one of China's most famous tourist destinations, and the epithet "By water, most lovely, by mountains, Guilin" is often related to the city. The State Council of China has chosen Guilin a National Famous Historical and Cultural City, doing so in the first publication of the list.
Guilin Liangjiang International Airport is an international airport that served for the city of Guilin in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. Guilin Liangjiang International Airport situated in Liangjiang, about 28km (17 mi) southwest of the city centre. In 2014, Guilin Liangjiang International Airport was the 33rd packed airport in China with more than 5,875,327 passengers. Around 4,000,000 million passengers’ transit through Liangjiang Airport every year, travelling to one of the 48 domestic and international destinations provided nonstop from Guilin. There is no flight available from Changi International Airport to Guilin Liangjiang International Airport until the present.
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The suitable time for travelling Guilin is from May until September in each year when the weather is pleasant. Spring in Guilin begins from the early of March. The four seasons of Guilin are changed with neither extremely cold weather in winter nor extremely hot weather in summer. In January is the coldest with an average temperature of -2℃. As it becomes cold, lots of festivals will start, and the hunting in the hunting ground of Guilin also starts. Fall seasons is a good time to eat various food. The International Fashion Festival also held in the fall seasons.
Elephant Trunk Hill - Elephant Trunk Hill, also known as Xiangbishan, is the landmark of Guilin. Situated in Elephant Hill Scenic Area known as Xiangshan Park at the confluence of Taohua River and Li River, it has been a popular tourist destination since the Tang Dynasty from 618 until 907. The hill looks like a big elephant drinking water from the waterway.
Reed Flute Cave - As a brilliant Karst cave observed on almost all travel itineraries, Reed Flute Cave got its first name from the lush reeds growing outside it, with which people make grooves. Inside this water-eroded cave is a stunning world of various pillars, stone pillars and rock structures created by carbonate deposition.
Moon Hill - Moon Hill is also known as 'Moonlight Mountain' is a hill with a natural arch around it a few kilometres outside Yangshuo in southern China's Guangxi independent region. Moon Hill is part of the Guilin Mountains. It is so named for a wide, semi-circular hole through the hill, all that remains of what was once a limestone cave created in the phreatic area. Like most structures in the area, it is karst. It is also a common tourist attraction.