What to See in Hong Kong & Guilin

As an international metropolis, Hong Kong always attracts heaps of tourists with its amazing skyscrapers, beautiful natural landscape as well as special culture combining western style and Chinese tradition together. As for Guilin, there are numerous picturesque places worthy of your time and energy. Have a Hong Kong Guilin Tour and you will get an unforgettable experience.

What to See in Hong Kong

When taking about the attractions in Hong Kong, its dramatic night view comes first. Some tourists honored Hong Kong Skyline as the most beautiful skyline in the world and the Victoria Peak regarded as best place to enjoy the skyline. Standing in the Victoria Peak and looking to the direction towards Hong Kong Island, where the skyline of skyscrapers is superimposed over the ridges behind, you will immersed in the this paradise of lights. In addition, riding on the Star Ferry also offers spectacular but flowing views. The Avenue of Stars, just located along the Victoria Harbor water front, is a good place to enjoy great scenery as well.

Characterized by low taxation and free trade, Hong Kong is an ideal shopping paradise that attracts tourists from all over the world. Yau Tsim Mong district, which includes Yau Ma Tei, Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok, is the main shopping and retailing center of Hong Kong. Causeway Bay is also one of Hong Kong’s major shopping districts.

If you travel with your little kids,Hong Kong Disney Land and Ocean Park are good choice because they can get a lot of fun there. A prosperous city as Hong Kong is, it never fails to show its natural view. In the Lantau Island, you could appreciate the long winding coastline, green mountain harbor and bay. There are also quiet fishing village and beautiful small town worth your visit, like Stanley, Tai O and Shek O.

If you are interested in Chinese temple or traditional gardens, then Wong Tai Sin Temple, Po Lin Monastery, Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Garden are must-go places for you.

To know more things and activities you can do in Hong Kong, please check Things to Do in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Night View

Hong Kong Night View

 

Happy Valley Racecourse

Happy Valley Racecourse

What to See Guilin

There is an old saying in China: “East or West, Guilin landscape is the best.” Only after you visit it, you will find it really is worthy of the reputation. This saying fully shows the place of the picturesque landscape of Guilin in Chinese people’s heart.

Li River is the most famous river in Guilin, which flows 84km from Guilin to Yangshuo. Along with the river is the essence of Guilin scenery. Yulong River is about 16km long and it’s a tributary of Li River in Yangshuo County. It is popular for its idyllic and primitive sceneries along the river. Cruising or hiking along the rivers are both good choices to sightseeing.

Longji Rice Terraces are located in Longsheng County, about 70km from Guilin. Longji Rice Terrace scenic area combines natural landscape and ethnic cultural landscape. In this scenic area, you can enjoy the peaceful terrace scenery, experience the idyllic pastoral life of the locals, and release your stress and get really close to nature.

The Reed Flute Cave is a natural limestone cave which is over 180 million years old, while Silver Cave is a typical karst landscape. Walking into these caves, you will feel as if you are wandering into a wonderland.

Elephant Trunk Hill, West Street, Ancient Town of Xingping and other scenic spots are also good places to go. We have listed more things and activities you can do in Guilin in Things to Do in Guilin, please check it for detailed information.

Li River

Li River

 

Longji Rice Terraces

Longji Rice Terraces

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