It's very easy to find the entrance. The hill is absolutely beautiful and you can walk around on your own time. Depends on what time of the year you're going, but take a lot of water, sunscreen and snacks with. There's a lot of history to read about. The climb up and sown is quite steep but not too touch, it's slippery so rather wear shoes with a nice grip, especially when you're coming down.
Xiangshan Scenic Area is located in the center of Guilin City, Guangxi. It is a diversified international high-quality tourist attraction with green mountains, beautiful waters, wonderful caves and beautiful stones. It includes Xiangshan Park, Fubo Mountain Park, Yicaishan Park, three mountains are not more than two or three kilometers apart, bordering on the Lijiang River, half pillow land, half submerged rivers and mountains and waters. It is the essence of Guilin's mountains and waters. Xiangshan, also known as Elephant Trunk Mountain, is about 200 meters above sea level and 55 meters above the river. It is named for its resemblance to an elephant drawing water from the river. The mountain body is composed of limestone 360 million years ago. It is located at the place where the Taohua River in Guilin flows into the Lijiang River. Because of its unique mountain shape and long history, it is appraised as the emblem of Guilin City. More than 50 cliff carvings are left in the Shuiyue Cave between the elephant trunk and the elephant body. It is a famous poet of the Tang Dynasty. Han Yu's famous sentence: "Jiang is the Qingluo Belt, the mountain is like a jasper hairpin" engraved in the cave. Fubo Mountain is 213 meters above sea level. It is named for the Fubo Temple built by General Ma Yuan of Han Dynasty in Tang Dynasty. It is also called "the root of Jianglanyu Mountain" because the river is blocked by the mountain body. There is also a name of Mount Yicai called Longevity Hill. As the saying goes, "through the wind tunnel entrance, live to 99, climb Mount Yicai, live to 13". In September 2013, Xiangshan Scenic Spot was awarded the title of "China's Most Beautiful Moon Land" by CCTV News Channel Network.
Elephant Trunk Mountain, one of the most famous scenic spots in Guilin, is famous for its shape resembling the trunk of an elephant. I have been to Elephant Trunk Hill twice. For the first time, I took some pictures in front of Elephant Trunk Hill and then flashed. The second time I saw not only the front side of Elephant Trunk Mountain, but also the back side. The Philosophical Tower on the top of the mountain climbed up. There were many people swimming in the river. There were also small temples and wine cellars at the foot of the mountain, which were interesting scenic spots.
Originally known as Lishan Mountain, the national 4A-level scenic spot, is located at the confluence of Taohua River and Lijiang River on Inner Riverside Road, Guilin City, Guangxi District. The mountain is named for its resemblance to a giant elephant standing beside the river, stretching its nose and drinking the Ganquan of Lijiang River. It is called the symbol of Guilin landscape. Xiangshan is famous for its magic. First, it has a similar shape and spirit. Secondly, it creates a bright moon between nose and leg, which forms a "elephant mountain, water and moon" wonder. It looks like a giant elephant with a nose stretching into the drinking water of the Lijiang River. Between the elephant's nose and its legs, there is a round hole with an area of about 150 square meters. The river passes through the hole, such as the floating water of the moon. The elephant mountain, water and moon on the West Bank are opposite to the lunar piercing rock on the East Bank of the Lijiang River. They hang in the sky and float in the water, forming a peculiar landscape of "Lijiang bi-moon". As early as the Tang and Song Dynasties, it became a famous tourist attraction with a history of more than 1000 years.
Elephant Trunk Mountain, formerly known as Lishan Mountain, is located at the confluence of Taohua River and Lijiang River in Guilin City, Guangxi District. It is named for its resemblance to a giant elephant standing by the river and drinking the Ganquan of Lijiang River. Xiangshan is famous for its magic. Its magic, first of all, is similar in form and spirit, and secondly, it creates a bright moon between nose and leg, which constitutes the "elephant landscape moon" wonder. Therefore, Elephant Trunk Hill is the city of Guilin Huishan, Guilin tourism landmark mountain, it is located in the center of Guilin City Lijiang River and Peach Blossom River confluence, like a nose into the Lijiang River drinking water giant elephant, elephant trunk and elephant leg is an area of about 150 square meters between the round hole, river water through the hole, such as the moon floating water. The elephant mountain, water and moon on the West Bank are opposite to the lunar piercing rock on the East Bank of the Lijiang River. They hang in the sky and float in the water, forming a peculiar landscape of "Lijiang bi-moon". The main scenic spots of Elephant Trunk Mountain are Shuiyue Cave, Elephant Eye Rock, Puxian Pagoda, Hongfeng Temple and Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Revolutionary Site Exhibition Hall. Nearby are the only relics of Kaiyuan Temple in Sui and Tang Dynasties. Shuiyue Cave is close to the riverside and the Lishui River runs through it, such as the floating moon in the water, the falling rocks in the water and the elephant trunk drinking water in the Lijiang River. The scenery is excellent. It has been a tourist attraction since the Tang and Song Dynasties. Song Jibei Virgin "Water Moon Cave Rhyme" Poem: "There is a bright moon at the bottom of the water, the moon floating on the water. Water does not flow every month, but it flows every month. " The scene is vividly depicted. The first batch of AAAAAA grade scenic spots in China are located at the junction of Binjiang Road, Taohua River and Lijiang River in Guilin City. Buses of No. 2, 23, 16, 57, 58 and 88 can reach them. Covering an area of 118,800 square meters, it belongs to the natural scenic spot of karst landform. It is named for its mountain shape, which resembles a giant elephant drinking River water. As early as the Tang and Song Dynasties, it became a famous tourist attraction with a history of more than 1000 years (1). In 2017, Guilin Branch was upgraded to national AAAAA level tourist attraction because of the falling flowers in Xiangshan scenic spot. (2) Map Scoring of No. 1 Democracy Road, Xiangshan District, Guilin City
Elephant Trunk Hill, short for Elephant Hill, is the city emblem of Guilin and a must-see scenic spot for Guilin tourism. Xiangshan is famous for its magic. Its magic, first of all, is that it resembles the shape of a god. The shape of a mountain resembles an elephant standing by the Lijiang River drinking water. It is lifelike and fascinating. Secondly, the Water-Moon cave in the front of the mountain body bends like a full moon through the mountain body, and the clear river water passes through the cave through its nose. The shadow of the cave reflects the water surface, forming a spectacle of "there is a bright moon at the bottom of the water, and the moon floating on the water". As a result, it has become a unique landscape in Guilin. Unfortunately, this is the dry season of the Lijiang River, and we can no longer see this wonder. The best place to view the panorama of Xiangshan Mountain is the place where there are several stone tablets in Guilin City Emblem on the way to Love Island. Xiangshan Park is not big. In addition to the landmark scenic spots of Xiangshan itself, the water moon cave in front of the mountain, the elephant eye rock on the mountain, the Puxian Tower can be seen from close range, but the climbing steps are steep, so we should pay attention to safety. Standing on the top of the mountain, you can see the beautiful scenery of Guilin Mountain City. Guilin tourism begins with Xiangshan Park. Xiangshan Park is located in the center of Guilin City. It is very convenient to go. There are 2, 16, 23 and 88 buses in the scenic spot.
Elephant Trunk Hill is situated in Guilin. Easy to navigate your way around the area and definitely worth it. If your keen on climbing a few stairs don’t worry it will be worth it. The main attraction area is definitely where the rock formation looks like an elephant trunk. You’ll only have a few minutes to snap the best picture as people stand in lines to take a picture at this specific point, so make sure you do it perfectly. Walking around the park brings a sense of calmness. Surrounded by water and green parks it’s definitely a top tourist area.
When I was in primary school, I learned from a picture that Guilin is the best place in the world. Today, I finally have the chance to come to the place where I once dreamed of drinking water for elephants. Xiangshan Scenic Area is a park in Guilin. It is not very big, but it feels very meaningful. During this period, there are also literary and artistic performances. Every hour, it is one of the scenic spots that must be visited in Guilin.
Coming to Elephant Trunk Mountain is more like a ceremony to Guilin, just like going to Beijing to Tian'anmen. About Elephant Trunk Mountain, there are praises and demerits, but the meaning of traveling is just as good as you want. The park is still quite large. You can see the city scenery of Guilin from the top of the mountain. There are not many amusement facilities in the park, but as a landmark of Guilin, tourism is still a must.
Xiangshan scenic spot is not far from the two rivers and four lakes scenic spot. The main scenic spot is the elephant trunk hill, which is the landmark scenic spot of Guilin. You can see the panorama of Guilin when you climb the elephant hill. The ticket price of the scenic spot is 70 yuan, which is a little expensive. It will be much cheaper to buy online. There is no way to buy the landmark scenic spot, but it will come without leaving any regret.