Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan), Guilin

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A landmark of Guilin perched on the confluence of the Li and Taohua rivers, Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan) has been a popular tourist spot since the Tang dynasty. The curiously shaped limestone formation with a large hole resembles a giant, tree-covered elephant taking water from the river with its trunk. Enjoy the reflection of the karst hill on the still surface of the water. Climb to the top to see a panorama of Guilin, or rent a boat to get close to the giant limestone trunk. A temple with a pagoda lies on the hilltop as well. To visit Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan) and other attractions in Guilin, use our Guilin online travel route builder .
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  • It is a relaxing trip. You can walk and climb the small hill and see the city. A good memory is a picture that you took with the costume is one and very cheap.
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  • Every view was better than the next. The natural formation of the lime stone was amazing. Every step offered a different view.  more »
  • Beautiful city park with planting’s of flowers everywhere. Nice playground for children with large inflatable slide. Very family oriented. We climbed about 40 flights of steps up to the top for the ni...  more »

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