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Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan)

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Address: 0773-2695075, Guilin 541001, China
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Very big cave with amazing lighting of the exhibits.

This attraction actually impressed my wife and I, even though the coloured lights showing the exhibits made them look very different. There was a very large cavern inside, with a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
James K
Toronto, Canada
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely light show in an extensive cave network...the caves are massive and during our visit we did not feel crowded aslong as we kept away from the guided tours!

Thank batespaul01
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This attraction actually impressed my wife and I, even though the coloured lights showing the exhibits made them look very different. There was a very large cavern inside, with a small lake which reflected the cave forms very well. Impressive attraction but be careful of water while walking, it could be slippery.

Thank James K
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lights were actually kind of nice; had feared they would be gaudy. A huge cave but never felt claustrophobic.

Thank lucindaantrim
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the main event cave in Guilin. If you are only visiting 1 see this 1. It's really pretty. Would be awesome on a hot day as a cool escape. This is not a great photo, they have the formations lighted to further bring out the beauty.

Thank Sharon H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Touristy. Guided tours in Mandarin only and you must take a tour to get in. Would have preferred to explore a marked trail on our own. There are sales stalls set up in the middle of the cave, which was unexpected. Cave areas are lit up and named but all subjective and several are related to Chinese myths. It is... More 

Thank Constance M
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like any other lime stone cave. Its big, well maintained. Inside the cave there is a show projected on the roof of the cave. The show was really good. There are few structures formed as a part of lime stone formation like any other lime stone cave.

Thank Sourav9051
Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best time to visit in the Winter, no mosquitos and fewer tourist. Let you have more time spend inside the cave.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge caverns, fantastic stalagmites and stalagtites. The cavern is set up with impressive light shows to create a great viewing. To note - there is only a one way walk way set up for the cave. The cave is a comfortable 22C all year round. Not as cool as I would have expected for a cave. Also, look for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cave is on the northwestern outskirts of Guilin. It was an underground river six hundred thousand years ago. Chinese wonderful imagination made this cave more interesting than many others I've seen. Colorful lighting highlights the various shaped stalagmites and they are named Santa Claus or Tiger etc.. The last area it finally became clear why its known as flute... More 

Thank easterntreker
San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing natural wonder. How marvelous that they have developed this attraction so you can tour its insides. They have installed variously coloured lights. It's fun to guess at anthropomorphic shapes in the formations. It takes maybe one hour to tour. We went mid-week when it was very quiet. Only a few small groups of locals and one... More 

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