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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) on your holiday in Guilin, and find out what else Guilin has to offer, use our Guilin vacation generator.
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  • I was looking forward to visit this place but unfortunately when we went there it was too crowded and they were having a show so the view was distracted by crowd and metal structures. 
  • The owners of this attraction, which is next to a river, decided to stop everyone from seeing the rock formation from the main road, unless they paid for a ticket, so they put up very high boards, to ...  more »
  • They are having some big events here for 2017 Chinese New Year. Guilin will be 1 of the "featured cities" this year in China. They were just setting this up when I was here first week of year 2 stages...  more »