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Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), Guilin

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Descend into a subterranean world of Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), a 180 million-year-old limestone cavern filled mighty stalagmites and stalactites. Colored lights add an array of hues to the jagged ceilings, rugged floors, and shimmering pools within. Keep your eyes for the more than 70 inscriptions that decorate the rock formations and walls--some of these notes from past travelers date all the way back to the 8th century and serve as a testament to the cave's enduring popularity. See Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan) and all Guilin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Guilin trip itinerary planner.
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  • Read all negative comments about this cave. Had been to quite a few caves in the US & Europe, as well as in China. Even the taxi driver tried to dissuade us from visiting this cave. But I think he had...  more »
  • Beautiful cave with many stalactites and stalagmites. The biggest I've ever been. Perhaps a little more beautiful but artificial lighting yet.
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  • Compared to the caves of Japan, quite large, is clean, and is lit up at night. Air is very clean, the timing is good pretty much did not have any.
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  • Very impressive. We came during the winter so it was not crowded. The cave is well paved but not suitable for wheelchairs. The cave has a lot of lights that make it look and feel a bit staged. But the formations are so impressive you overlook the music and weird Swan Lake performance.
  • It's overrated, but nice to see. Tour guide is in Chinese so we went ahead on our own. The movie on the ceiling and the dancing on the water were beautiful. It looks not real if you look closely, since it's entirely renovated
  • The tour guide is so professional and very nice. The cave is very beautiful and there are two shows to see in the cave.
  • Stunningly beautiful cave. Very colourful.
  • Great tour! Kids loved it. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. Video on the ceiling was a highlight.