The Reed Flute Cave The Reed Flute Cave is located the Guangming Hill in the northwestern outskirts of the city. The cave is named after a kind of flutes growing on the hill which can be made into melodious flutes. Since the cave opened to the public in 1962, a huge number of visitors have visited the cave. Traveling the cave takes about one hour. Reed Flute Cave has been one of Guilin's many interesting attractions for over 1200 years. It rates as one of the top four tourist sites in the city.
The Reed Flute Cave is about 240 meters long, providing a fantastic wonderland of karst caves with landscape and rural scenery. It is a amzing fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars in different shapes and colors, all glittering against the colorful electric lights. Some of them were named after the vivid shapes of trees, hill, animals and etc. Along the u-shaped route, visitors will have ample time see the oddly shaped rocks and stone pillars while the guide narrates interesting stories about them These remarkable views in the cave can arouse great interest from from domestic and foreign visitors. The cave is highly regarded as the "Art Palace of the Nature".
There are more than 70 inscriptions written in ink inside the cave, which can be dated back as far as 792AD in the Tang Dynasty. These aged inscriptions tell us that it has been an attraction in Guilin since ancient times. Since the cave opened to the public in 1962 millions of tourists have visited it.
Ticket Price: RMB90
Opening Time: 08:00-17:30
How to get there: Take Bus No.13,3, 58 or 4A.
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