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Xing Ping, Yangshuo County

Once the largest settlement along the Li River, Xing Ping now thrives as a fishing town, bursting with history and a local hub on market days. Established in 265 CE, the old village offers a glimpse of traditional Lingnan life and architecture, with 48 preserved residences to walk around at your leisure. Head to the water's edge for a scenic hike along the shore, or set off on a river excursion. Regular boat tours take off from the center of town, allowing you to drift through the mountainous karst landscape or take a trip to the nearby village. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Xing Ping and many more Yangshuo County attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Yangshuo County trip itinerary website .
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  • We got a bus from Yangshuo, and enjoyed the 1 hr bus trip. The Old Town has very few old buildings/relics left. They have done a good job of the recreations, and it's a nice area to walk around, but i...  more »
  • This is a small place. Hordes of tourist come here to take rafts. Some shops and restaurants. Lao Zhai Shan is next to the pier. There is a small tower short way up, where you can get a decent view of...  more »
  • Yeah, they've got the view on the 20rmb note. That was about the only thing interesting about the place. It took over an hour to get there from Yangshuo. Once we arrived, there really wasn't a single ...  more »

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Where to stay in Yangshuo County

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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