Guilin Tourism

Visit Guilin - Best of Guilin

Guilin is named after the Osmanthus trees that line the city streets and are famous for their sweet smell. It is well known for its beautiful scenery which has appeared in several movies. It is very traditionally Chinese, though this is changing as funds flow in for its development and in places Guilin can feel very modern. It is officially listed as priority for the protection of its historical and cultural heritage. For China, Guilin is a relatively small city of just under 1 million people and for visitors more used to the country's mega-cities, it has a much more relaxed laid back atmosphere.

But as it is said, best things come in small packages! Guilin has a history older than the Forbidden City and a natural beauty that memorises the visitors. Visit Guilin and explore this bewitching treat in China!

Guilin Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Guilin tips for your visit

  • Guilin's not famous for its shopping experiences, if it’s your only stop in China–try and grab something from the plethora of tourist style shops at attractions. If not, save your money for one of the bigger cities.
  • You cannot drive in China without a Chinese driving licence; International licences carry no legal status in the country.
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Facts and Stats for Guilin*

  • Living in Guilin - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 87.53 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Guilin Travel Guides

The best trip plans created by users and travel experts that cover the top spots and attractions of Guilin

Guilin Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Guilin

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