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					                               Guilin is a Beautiful City




    Chinese saying “Guilin’s scenery is the most beautiful in China”. The scenery of
Guilin has been called the finest under heaven. Situated in the northeast of Guangxi
Zhuang Autonomous Region, Guilin City is South China's shining pearl, with verdant
mountains, limpid waters, special caves and beautiful rocks.


    The unique scenery of Guilin, with Guilin City in the center and the Lijiang River
as its backdrop, ranges from Lingqu of Xing’an in the north and Yangshuo in the
south. The most famous karst scenis spot in China is the Lijiang River scenic area of
Guilin. Lijiang River starting from Guilin to Yangshuo, distancing 83 km, the scenery
is very beautiful, people can see mountains with fantastic peaks, green and clear
waters, and festoon-like fields.


    The mountains in Guilin, rising abruptly from the ground, stand in various stately
shapes. Moreover,they have in them a great number of colourful caves. The most
famous cave in Guilin is The Seven-Star Cave, on the east bank of the Lijiang River.
Many stalactites, stalagmites and stone pillar can be found in the cave.


    As a tourist destination second to none in China, Guilin will surely continue to
attract ever more visitors from home and abroad.
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