Guǎngxī attractions

Top Choice Tower in Sānjiāng

Drum Towers

A drum tower resembles a flamboyant, multieaved pagoda plonked on a rectangular pavilion; many are found in Dòng villages in the region. The taller ones are built entirely of cedar. Donate a few coins as you enter, …
Top Choice Bridge in Sānjiāng

Chéngyáng Wind & Rain Bridge

Around 18km north of Sānjiāng, the grandest of over 100 nail-less wind-and-rain bridges in the area, this photogenic black-and-white structure (78m) was built from cedar and stone over 12 years in the early 1900s. I…
Top Choice National Park in Zīyuán

Bājiǎozhài National Geopark

This park is named after eight Dānxiá stone peaks that lie near the border with Húnán. Round, isolated, featuring ringlike troughs and leaning 45 degrees in the same direction, they resemble snails sunning themselve…
Top Choice Cave in Lèyè

Chuāndòng Sinkhole

A two-hour hike takes you past limestone caves, primeval vegetation and an underground river in this sinkhole that reaches 312m in height. Trek to the sinkhole's bottom via an ethereal-looking cavern with a hole in …
Top Choice River in Yángshuò

Lí Riverside Path

When Xijie, the crowds and postcard hawkers get too much, head down the steps to the Lí River. Unfolding before you is a beautiful panorama of karst peaks, glittering river water and green bamboo. It's a stunning si…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Lèyè

Lèyè Geopark

There are 28 naturally formed and highly impressive sinkholes (天坑; tiānkēng) here, including six major ones; the remainder are large and medium-sized, with a handful of smaller sinkholes amid an environment of karst…
Top Choice Church in Wéizhōu Island

Wéizhōu Catholic Church

Quite an incredible sight, this church was built in 1835 with coral and volcanic rocks from the seabed in a neo-Gothic style. Quite formidable despite its modest size, the church was constructed by French missionari…
Waterfall in Guǎngxī

Détiān Waterfall

Détiān Waterfall belongs to the Chūnguī River (春归河, Chūnguīhé), which flows between China and Vietnam. The river is only 30m across in this upstream section, which means that people on both sides can see each other …
Canyon in Guǎngxī

Tōnglíng Grand Canyon

Located in Bǎisè city (百色市), Jìngxī County (靖西县), the name of this gorge means 'Connected to the Spirit World'. You will certainly feel spiritual as you descend narrow flights of stairs down to a large cavern, with …
Village in Guìlín

Jiāngtóuzhōu Ancient Town

The 1000-year-old village of Jiāngtóuzhōu is tucked away among farmland 32km north of Guìlín. There’s an unmistakable rustic charm, with cobblestone alleyways and weathered homes from the Ming and Qing dynasties, wh…