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Moon Hill

8 km from Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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Paris, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We took the bikes from the hotel to the moon hill, took us 1 hour to get there, maybe more because it was my first time riding a bike on streets full of cars. I started climbing the stairs but my friends decided not to, since we still need to go back by bike. So make sure to get there... More

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Butterworth, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Visitors have to pay to enter the parking lot, so we just stood at the roadside & looked at the hole in the hill.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A great place to view the landscape if there are not to many tourists around. Soon everything will be totally touristified so make it priority while it's still decent.

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Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
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25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We climbed this in the morning when it was not very busy so enjoyed a relaxed walk up to the top and plenty of room to move around and grab photos. For a reasonably fit person, the walk up takes 30min. The views at the top ate nice but not as good as 'Guilin Laozhai' hill. the moon home in... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The moon hill is a magnificent sight. The entrance fee u have to pay only provides u with the path to hike up to the moon hill. Also if u go hiking up to the hill u have to be wary of a lot of moskitos, i recommend wearing longsleveed shirts and pants. If u only want to see the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

At the bottom of Moon Hill you will meet Mama Moon, who will make your hike to the top much more exciting! She gives great discounts by cutting her way through the forest. Save yourself a bit of money. The walk up is steep and tiring, but very rewarding view! Takes about 2 hours return. Wish we could have stayed... More

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Shanghai
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Definitely worth the hike, the views from the top were quite spectacular in both directions. When I was there, there were climbers rappelling down from the top of the peak, wish I could have gotten involved, although it did make for a great picture.

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Beautiful views from the top of Moon Hill. Hardly any tourists and worth the 820ish stairs to the viewpoint. Take water and bug spray and be prepared to sweat! Definitely worth it for those that are able to make the hour hike (40 min up and 20 down).

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Shanghai, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It was the traditional attraction in Yangshuo county, Guilin. But now, I do not recommend it to tourists in Yangshuo. The construction of this attraction is poor and the only reason for you to visit Moon Hill is to go up to the top of the hill. If you want to go up to the mountain, you can choose the... More

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Yangshuo County, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

A doable 800 stairs journey to the top. The view is amazing and definitely worth the effort. Up and down takes about 1hr and the enterence is 15 RMB. It's fun to hire a bike and cycle to moonhill because the scenery around the hill is breathtaking as well.

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