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Guilin Yaoshan Mountain Scenic Resort

East of the District, Diecai District, Guilin 541000, China
0773-5864592
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Ranked #4 of 110 attractions in Guilin
Type: Civic Centers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Brisbane, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were told that the Yaoshan Mountain Scenic Area was the place to see the most beautiful views of the Guilin area, so we made that a priority for our time in Guilin. Our family (with 2 children aged 7 and 10) spent the morning at Yaoshan Mountain, which was named for the Yao emperor temple at the top of... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I love photography, so I asked my tour guide from GreatWallDiscovery where the best place is for photography. She told me that Yaoshan Mountain is the one I was looking for. Going up to the mountain, I found the scenery so beautiful here. When the sun set, the sunshine colored the sky, it is so so so....... My tour guide... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The cable ride is on chair lifts and not cars and goes to the very top of Yao mountain, a very nice ride with views. If you look below you can see burial sites and we were told that some of these are very very old. I hate heights and felt nervous but made it to the top by looking... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Take a cable car ride to the top while taking in the breathtaking mountain scenery. Once you get to the top, walk around the summit and look around there. Once you do that, you take a really fun toboggan down the mountain in which you can choose the speed. We had a driver from Guilin China Travel Service who we... More

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Guilin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We have been there many times, doing all kinds of stuff, hiking, paintball C.S., BBQ, cable car ride and camping. I love it especially for the summer hiking and camping at the top. Walking from the foot to the top is about 6km one way and you can make a stop at the waist and collect fresh mountain spring. People... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

This spot is around 20min from guilin city center away. You get up with some type of cable car. I can definitely recommend to take the slide ride down the hill...a lot of fun. On top attractions are rare, the focus is the view over the mountain ranges of guilin etc. tip: ask your hotel for a taxi to bring... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

after u get off the bus n 24 u ll see a shop to rent a bike ! DONT RENT unless u are suuuper fit to ride 8km uphill we took the road to go to the top (by walking), its 8.5Km and it takes too long ! there are 3 small short cuts in the woods, pay attention and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

We found we had some extra time in the area and were recommended this attraction by some locals. The cable car could be scary for those afraid of heights but once the fear is conquered it's great! The scenery is beautiful and there is a lot of information at the top of the mountain. Well worth doing!

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Kulim, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Great and beautiful view from the hill. We take cable car to go up and down the hill. You will enjoy the ride, and also the view around the Guilin. It seems like the drawing. You can also walk around to see the buddha statues, depicting 12 different Chinese zodiac signs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Whilst out with our taxi driver for the day we were offered the chance to visit this very Scenic spot located on the outskirts of Guilin City is Yao mountain the highest in the area and from the peak you can see all of the city. Travel up to the top by cable car and then return part way down... More

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