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Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the temperature inside the cave was warmer and there are few steps but nothing too steep. there's a guide tour but they only speaks in mandarin when I went there, not sure if there's an English tour guide for the cave.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 889Nat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caves, lights. Pretty enough but I wouldn't make a special effort for this unless you really like caves.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank katiem2015alexandria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cave is not that spectacular as i thought it would be. Lots of artificial laser lights. For me those lights kind of take away the natural part of the cave. Inside the cave, you will get to watch a 3-5mins of animation short clip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is unmissable. Has no 5 stars because they allow guides using microfones and megaphones in a place that should be peaceful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sgcastejon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lightings in the cave seek to enhance the experience and the guide does a wonderful job in explaining the shapes and history of the rock formations. Not sure if there are guides who conduct in languages other than Mandarin. Only part that I didn't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MRT71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cave doesn't even look real. The stalagmites and stalactites don't match up and there are rock formations in here that are impossible to explain geologically. I'm not sure why they don't just say that it's a well engineered tourist trap and let people admire...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aiakar
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Like many things in China, most of what you see in this cave is totally fake. The caves themselves are natural but all of the stalagmites and stalactites are totally man-made. They will swear that it is all real, but it isn't. You can tell...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

I was expecting a dark cave and was just hoping there was enough room to stand up. This was an amazing find! It is massive and the lighting almost makes it feel unreal. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nomadicmacs
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Accessible by the number 3 bus this extensive cave network is atmospherically lit with coloured lights that highlight many of the interesting rock formations within it. You walk through twisting tunnels until you reach a large cathedral cavern containing a blue lit lake. At this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Indie-Brindie
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

The rock crenellations and twists make this a true underground fairyland. You will feel as if you are in a beautiful classical ballet set or majestic opera house at times. They are massive. The caves are thoughtfully lit with strategically placed lighting enabling you to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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July 8, 2017|
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Response from Amparo S | Reviewed this property |
You can stay 1 full day in Guilin : stroll around , visit the Red Flute Cave, the Pearl museum/ fabric and buy a good quality pearl bracelet or collar for example; other excursions are offered thereI, but I preferred to go... More
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I didn't see any I'm afraid.
April 12, 2016|
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Hi, I am planning on taking a taxi from my hotel the Lijiang Waterfall to the Reed Flute Cave. I would like to know will I be able to catch a taxi back to the hotel? Planning on doing this solo.