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Address: 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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Nice scenery

The view from the highest spot of the terraced fields was most spectacular despite the misty morning and a short walk down to the rice terraces was rather refreshing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The view from the highest spot of the terraced fields was most spectacular despite the misty morning and a short walk down to the rice terraces was rather refreshing.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The terraced rice fields of the Dragon's Backbone are exactly what you'd expect to see in China. We walked about 3 miles through the terraces and watched farmers planting rice. It's really an amazing manmade farm and the village we walked through was rustic and beautiful, with small streams flowing along homes, baby chicks running back and forth across the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We decided to return to Guangxi after having previously visited Yangshuo the year before. We didn't have time to visit the Dragon's Backbone Terraces on our last trip, so we decided on a three day trip to Ping'an village to do some hiking. We took a 10 mile hike around the rice terraces from Ping'an village to Dazhai and climbed... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Most spectacular, steep rice terraces we've ever seen. Great hiking. Not as crowded as other Chinese sights, especially for the longer hikes.

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Sunrise Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Everything that is said about this area is justified. The rice paddies are simply beuatiful and the country side sublime. If you have time go and stay rather than taking a day trip from Guilin. When the tour buses leave at 3.30pm peace descends and the sunrises are sublime.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Can't say anything that hasn't been said already. Awesome, beautiful, spectacular! The scene not only changes every month but also at different times of the day, depending on the direction of the light. Early mornings and late afternoon were my favorites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The views are quite spectacular as to how the rice terraces were created. The visit to the local minority visit was interesting and quite revealing. Everything is done by hand and carried usually in their backs. We had lunch in the village and tried the bamboo rice. It was delicious. The hollow up a piece of bambo, slit it lengthwise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A very busy tourist attraction near Guilin, the rice terraces have been here for the past 750 years. To explain them in writing is almost impossible. They must be seen and felt in person. Plan a full day to really enjoy the scenery, the people, and the food (don't forget to eat rice cooked in bamboo.) Don't forget a good... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Stay at least two days in Ping'an - best to just pack overnight bag as it'd be demeaning to pay for manual labour to piggy-back suitcase or large bag uphill and probably too strenuous for most visitors to lug it up some 800 steps. Most shops near the Ping'an Village entrance will store luggage for a day or two for... More 

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Woodside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a unique and beautiful attraction: a unique blend of man-made and natural beauty. Also steeped in culture, because along the hike route up to the top you will see local homes, locals of a minority group called Zhuang people and stands selling Zhuang arts and craft. It's a reasonable hike length, as you are dropped off at the... More 

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Address: 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi Zhuang  >  Longsheng County
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