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Address: No.1 Wangcheng Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541004, China
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07:26 - 18:28
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Small place with high admission fees

You have to take a guided tour to go inside. It is a hassle and a waste of time with the guided tour since there is not much too see and really not much to explain. They just want... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

You have to take a guided tour to go inside. It is a hassle and a waste of time with the guided tour since there is not much too see and really not much to explain. They just want to make sure you spend more money at various stops.

Thank happycharlton
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
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98 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Not sure why we visited this place as there are nothing much to see. I was expecting to see some historical items and listen to some history, but we only had a very brief summary which is nothing to shout about. They were proud of their encryption carvings on the hill but nothing much. As we were tired, we didn't... More 

Thank CarynKaining
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89 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

You pay 130rmb and after inside you have nothing to do or to see. In the middle you have small mountain...you can climb and take pics of the town around...only that! Avoid the place, save time and money.

Thank shanghaill
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8 reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

A must visit in Guilin as the scenery on top of the Southern Peak is simply superb. You will need to climb quite a number of stairs but it will all be worth it once u reach the top. Don't forget to drop by at the examination hall where you will get to experience doing a mock examination and thence... More 

Thank Paary R
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We'll go over the high points first. We had a gracious guide who spoke excellent English. The grounds are pretty and well-kept. There is a karst with poems engraved on the side. OK. That was about it. The admission fee is high. There is a karst you can climb inside, but karsts are everywhere in Guilin. There is no need... More 

Thank wumingzi
United Kingdom
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171 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Most expensive entrance fee in Guilin (130 RMB) but poor attraction. Actually there is very little to see but what is there is mostly fake. Only interesting part is climbing up the hill and making some pictures. Better to avoid.

Thank Traveler190511
Bussum, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Save yourself the entrance fee if you don't have Chinese speaking children age 6-12. There is a show filled guided tour designed for children, non of it in English, nor are the signs at the displays. The buildings are all "renovated", the gardens are boring and even the views are not worth the climb up the hill.

1 Thank Margriet R
Beijing, China
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2013

The Solitary Beauty Peak is of course the highlight but the tour around the palace complex was also interesting and insightful.

1 Thank sarahlee86
Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2013

The Solitary Beauty Peak is the thing to do/see here. Climb (lots of steps) to the top for a great view over Guilin, its setting, the mountains/peaks that surround it and the river. Worth a half day. Nice park for a stroll, but the Peak is the thing to do here.

Thank DiveLikeaStone
Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2012

This was included on a half day private tour of Guilin. As you can see from other reviews, it is an average attraction. The part I liked the best was learning more about the examination that people took to become part of the government and I enjoyed seeing the testing area. If you have time and you are looking for... More 

Thank jb1029

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