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Show runs daily. 1 hour in the evening. Can buy tickets easily in town from hotels, guides and agencies. Directed by Zhang Yi Mo. Chinese language not necessary
Lijiang Shanshui Theater, Yangshuo County, China
+86 773 881 1983
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You don’t need to speak Chinese to be awed and excited and moved by this beautiful show presented by 600 local people. Wowser. So there are crowds to get in and queues, this is China and there are a lot of people. Step back and...More

1  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 week ago

first we struggled with question which seats to book. We choose middle option of B1. those seats were further from "lake stage" so we could see clearly the whole show while sitting in more comfortable chairs. we were happy, wouldnt change the choice. but if...More

Thank terezkael
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Memorable show- pretty incredible in terms of choreography- this is the Director that directed the 2012 Beijing Olympics- its pretty stunning. don't miss this if you are in Yangshuo- be prepared to be part of the local (and local tourist) throng, (shows twice nightly, each...More

Thank pogleswood186338
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing show combining local folklore, good choreography and 600 participants with the fascinating local scene (the river and the hills are illuminated accordingly). It is extremely important to buy the more expensive seats for first 4 VIP lines or for maximum lines 5-14. We were...More

Thank Haihui_ShP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must see experience. Huge cast using Li river and limestone karts as the backdrop. Beautiful lighting effects, singing and costumes. I have no idea if there was a story, but it didn’t matter, the whole show was mesmerising. It is very busy—3000 in...More

Thank Levoyageur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must see event Though it is in Chinese ,the choreography with the mountains and river as backdrop , 600 actors/actresses, the whole show is mesmerizing. Need to stay over in Yangshuo if you visiting Guilin.

Thank Geefromperth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lighting is spectacular. Wish there werr more big numbers like these in the show. The individual singing in quite good Makes for a pleasant evening. Go early as the crowds can br quite heavy.

Thank Kristen B
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This is why people come here, to watch this show made by the very same man that organised the show for the Olympics. If you are lucky with the weather come see this show as it illustrates both local legend and that a thousand people...More

Thank Esperis
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Agree with most of the other reviews on here. It's a very nice show although it rests mainly on the natural spectacular backdrop and immense volume of performers to impress. But you might as well see it as there's not much else to do in...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We bought B1 seats that are just below the A seats. Official price is 320 Y each but we paid 280 (includes transport) through hotel. Booked on the day itself. Difference between B1 and B2 are B1 are higher with better view, and more spacious...More

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Yuval W
August 6, 2017|
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Response from yeicacol | Reviewed this property |
No. It was boring for adults, at lest you speak Chinese.
June 26, 2015|
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Response from nancytom2014 | Reviewed this property |
i just answered this question then i went back thru our journal to double check the info. all correct except that we paid 200 yuan EACH, including transportation to/from the show.