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Longsheng travel guide

Longsheng travel guide

Longsheng County, or rather Longsheng Various Nationalities Autonomous County, is located 87 kilometers from Guilin City, on the northeast of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. It lies at the foot of Yuecheng Mountain. Most of the town occupies a high plateau surrounded by mountains with the highest mountain - Nanshan (South Mountain) rising 1940 meters above sea level. It has a monsoon climate, no burning summer and no bitter winter. It is a great place to beat the summer heat as well as to experience ethnic life. There are mainly Yao and Zhuang ethnic tribes in Longsheng. However, what makes this small town particularly stand out was the splendid terraced rice fields and hot springs. Other terraced fields may be lovely either, but the Dragons Backbone Rice Terraces is indisputably the most spectacular of the lot. Located 22 kilometers from the county town, it climbs more than one thousand meters and looks seemingly endless with big and small paddy fields. It is the engineering feats of Zhuang people and stands like a monument to the strength and industry of them. In spring, it looks like layers of silver ribbons, in summer green waves, in fall golden pagodas, i... More information about Longsheng ┬╗

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Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

As an essential part of Guilin highlight tours, Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces scatter at an altitude between 300 and 1100 meters at a maximum gradient of 50 degrees. In all the seasons of the year, distinctive and colorful scenery are in sight. Going on a hike to the terraces is also impressive.

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