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West Street, Yangshuo County

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Landmark Tourist Spot
With the history of more than 1,400 years, West Street remains one of the city's oldest streets. The site became popular for blending eastern and western cultures together and now it holds the title of China's foreign language center. With a length of 517 m (1,696 ft), the marble-paved street meanders in a letter "S" along its length and supports more than 20 bilingual shops, restaurants, and cafes. Take a stroll or rent a bicycle to explore the multicultural setting, where mornings have a peaceful and soothing vibe. Nighttime turns the place into a modern and bustling hub. By using our Yangshuo County itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to West Street and other attractions in Yangshuo County.
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  • This area is pandering to the tourists, which isn't all bad. There are some great restaurants, a lot to see, and throngs of people. It is a fun place to people watch.  more »
  • Busy, noisy and lacking any character. We were told that this was"the" place in Guilin. Visited the place once and it was one too many. By the way, there are nicer areas in Guilin (recently constructe...  more »
  • This is a typical shopping and eating street catering to tourists. If you want souvenirs come here. Bargain hard as I'm sure I paid too much for things.  more »

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The home of an established leisure resort town, Yangshuo County offers an extensive range of accommodations, both inside and outside the main urban area. In the town itself, you'll find charming guesthouses set in old wooden buildings, standard hotels, basic hostels, and a smattering of larger resorts on the outskirts. Follow the roads and the rivers out of town to find a good deal more hotels, hostels, and guesthouses scattered across the area, enjoying picturesque spots amid the karst landscape. Camping also provides a particularly interesting option for budget-conscious and outdoorsy visitors.
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