Guilin is located in the southeast of China, along the majestic Li River in the gorgeous province of Guangxi. Guilin’s natural landscape has proven so charming throughout history that it is even celebrated on the back of China’s twenty-yuan bill.
The literal translation of Guilin means “the Forest of Sweet Osmanthus” because of the rollings hills of fragrant osmanthus trees. It has earned the title of “Best Karst Landscape in the World” because of its natural beauty and scenic destinations. But more than its beauty, Guilin City, China is rich in history and culture. It has successfully preserved its traditional city streets, and villages. Guilin is home to many historical spots and boasts of traditional Chinese food that you can’t taste elsewhere.