Guilin is a prefecture-level city in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of far southern China, sitting on the west bank of the Li River. Its name means "forest of Sweet Osmanthus", owing to the large number of fragrant Sweet Osmanthus trees located in the city. The city has long been renowned for its unique scenery.

Along the 100-kilometer stretch of the Li River, mountain peaks rise into the sky. It is one of China's most famous scenic areas, featured in many scroll paintings.

Li River SceneryThe Li River at GuilinThe Li River at GuilinBeautiful Karst Mountain in GuilinBeautiful Karst mountain landscape in Li riverLijiang Waterfall Hotel AtriumTwin Pagodas of Sun and Moon (Riyue Shuangta)

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