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Address: Yiren Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541000, China
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Heart of the City; Start here on your tour of Guilin

The Central Square, or City Center, is not really an attraction, per se. However, it is the heart of the city around which are many shops, restaurants, and attractions. Usually... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
Matthew J
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Guilin, China

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Guilin, China
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Central Square, or City Center, is not really an attraction, per se. However, it is the heart of the city around which are many shops, restaurants, and attractions. Usually, it is sensory overload as I walk amongst thousands of people bustling about with so many sites and smells. If you come to Guilin, I would recommend starting here. Within... More 

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Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

There is nothing special about this square. We met two persons both claimed they running a travel agency and asked us about our plans. We trid some street foods there and the price and quality was ok. Very expensive shoping area (pedestrian only street) is near by.

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Nishinomiya, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Its a huge concrete area - outer edges has the kiddie rides, souvenir stands and food carts but this huge space can be characterized as a parking lot. Some ballroom dancing happens in the evening but when we went, there was nothing else happening. Amazing how many people were just walking around seemingly aimlessly. As other posters mentioned, it right... More 

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Guilin, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I only know thing to do beside the square: shopping(Zhengyang street, niko niko do), eating(The Congee City Restaurant, Left bank restaurant), hotel(Water-fall hotel), attractions(Two rivers and four lakes, elephant hill park). What to do on Guilin Central Square, I don't know!

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Guilin, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

For those seeking cheap clothing, snacks, and a good smooshing via crowds, Guilin Central Square is the place to be! It's an unimpressive city-block of paved concrete and a few street lights, with innumerable food stalls to the west and stairs down to the underground markets placed at each corner of the square. Unless you're bored enough with the magnificent... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This Central Square was built in 1988,covering an area of 5.14 hectares.Now it has become the centre of leisure and entertainment for residents.Especially during the festival or carnival,people get together at Central Square for celebration. If u luckily have a sunny afternoon and don't know where to go,just sit on chair at Central Square and spend a cosy time with... More 

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Guilin, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Guilin Central Square is located in the center of Guilin downtown. It is not far from Zhengyang pedestrian street and there are also a undergroud shopping mall under the square. The prices for good in the mall is very cheap. And I had brought many clothes during my Guilin tour. At night about 8:00, I saw the waterfall on the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Spend a least one evening on the square. The lighting and activities are worth you pictures and video. You will see dancing groups, Tai Chi groups and all corners. The square is so big that the musics do not interfere. Sit on a bench smile and wait. Chines families are there to enjoy the warm evening. Special areas have been... More 

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Pingxiang, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

This travel is very funny. The weather is very well in such a day.We take many photos in many famous sight. The first day, We tour the xinmandi which is the amusement park.The second day we tour the lijjiang river and xijie in yangshuo.We bought many goos have local feature in xijie.It's very cheap.Especially the scarf and the bag. The... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

From the central Square about 20 min walk Pandas are available, also red. Housing of animals poor, park at the human side wonderfull. Preferably I wish change it upside down

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Address: Address: Yiren Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541000, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi Zhuang  >  Guilin
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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