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Guilin Laozhai Mountain

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Address: Guilin Laozhai Mountain, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906, China
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Beautiful View

Great view up at the top. As other reviewers say, I definitely suggest climbing up to the antenna to the full view. The hike should take you somewhere between 25-35 min at a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2013
Felix H
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2013

Great view up at the top. As other reviewers say, I definitely suggest climbing up to the antenna to the full view. The hike should take you somewhere between 25-35 min at a moderate pace. Bring a flashlight if you go to see the sunset, because the path isn't light and the steps are rather steep. If you're coming from... More 

2 Thank Felix H
Dalian, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

After a 30-35 minute climb up a sometimes challenging and steep set of stairs (plus a ladder), we arrived at the pavilion at the top. What a breath taking view of the valley/river below. The climb is well worth the reward of the amazing vista. WARNING: This climb can be rather difficult on the body so if you have lingering... More 

3 Thank Stuart S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

Not far away from the town, and it only costs 30 minutes to climb, it is steep somewhere but full of fun. The rock steps are made by a Japanese tourist who settled down and ran a hostel at foot of the mountain . Nice place to see sunset on top of it, not spectacular as Tai mountain and Huang... More 

1 Thank Rex H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

From This Old Place Hostel in Xingping you need to walk towards the water a little bit and then walk through a white circular archway to the left, from there just follow the signs up to the top. It takes about 30mins and gets rather steep and tiring, including a ladder towards the top but it is entirely worth it!... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

It's a toughish climb but worth every breath. The views over the Lijiang (River Li) and the surrounding Karst mountains are breathtaking. You look across to the area of mountains depicted on the 20 rmb note. Many people go for the sunset, but as the sun goes behind other mountains, it is not as colourful a sunset as by the... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013

A tall hill in Xing Ping village, between Guilin and Yangshuo. After climbing around 900 (!) steps, you reach the top. From here you can see magnificent views of the Li river, with the cute, green, peaky hills all over the area. Simply beautiful. Tips: - the climb is steepy and exhausting, even for a young and fit person. -... More 

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Panzhihua, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

Pity about the pylon on the top but didn't distract from the view. Scramble over the rocks past it and look out from there and you'll get nearly a 360 degree view. The climb up is a bit sketchy at times but that adds to the fun, wear some good shoes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

The people in Xing Ping is helpful and the food is delicious. At the nearby Li River, we took a ride with the raft. It is so enchanting and pleasant. On top of all, the real painting at the wall of the mountain is so much better than the photos taken or the painting drawn.

1 Thank siewm
Melaka, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2012

Came here by raft. Xing Ping town has it very own character of the old town. Usually tourist will not stay here over night but i would encourage to stay here one night. Enjoy the view from the mountains especially early morning. the mountain is a must go place during evening and during sun rise hour. Take about 30minutes to... More 

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