About the City
Guilin is a prefecture-level city in
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. It is a world-renowned tourist city,
China 's first national historical and cultural city, and China 's
outstanding tourist city. The landscape in Guilin is world-renowned and
has enjoyed the reputation of ' Guilin 's landscape for thousands of
years. Guilin is located in the northeast of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous
Region. It is the largest airport in Guangxi and the political,
economic, cultural and transportation center in the northeast of
Guangxi. Guilin is connected to Hunan and Guizhou in the north, Liuzhou
in the west and south, and Hezhou in the east. It is a mountainous and
hilly area. It is a typical karst landform. The limestone throughout the
city has been weathered and eroded for hundreds of millions of years.
Guilin has always been known as the " landscape of the world. " It is a key scenic city and garden city in China. It is also the first batch of historical and cultural cities named by the State Council. In 2003, the World Tourism Organization listed Guilin as the best tourist city in China along with Beijing, Shanghai and Xi 'an, and recommended it to world tourists. In the open natural and cultural scenic area of Shanhu Lake in Guilin city, tourists can walk through the water tunnel directly onto the bronze tower, which is the famous water bronze tower in Guilin. This tower is the first person in the field of Chinese copper art. Zhu Bingren left a huge exclamation mark in the history of Chinese copper architecture, which created three of China 's most : China 's first copper tower ; China 's first highest copper large-scale arts and crafts building ; China 's first highest water tower, become a major scenic spot in Guilin.