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Fubo Hill

 Guilin Attractions

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Introduction to Fubo Hill (伏波山)

Fubo Hill which is situated on the western bank of the Li River in the northeast of Guilin is a popular scenic spot in Guilin. It is only two kilometers away from the famous Elephant Trunk Hill, which is a symbol of Guilin. With a height of 213 meters, half of the Fubo Hill is in the river while the other half on land. With its charming scenery of the green hill, peculiar rocks and caves, in addition to the nearby picturesque Li River landscapes, Fubo Hill attracts people for its fantastic sights.

There are several highlighted sights especially the caves in Fubo Hill worth seeing. The Pearl-Returning Cave which is located on the southern slope of the hill attracts tourists for its rocks and stalactites, and interesting legends. Inside the cave there is a unique rock named Sword-Testing Rock hangs from the ceiling and nearly touches the grounds attract special attention. The rock is said to be used to test sword by General Fubo. Also there are many interesting wall carvings which could be dated back to Song Dynasty.

Also the Thousand-Buddha Cave which is connected to the Peal-Returning Cave in the belly of the hill is another major sites. The cave has three layers and the upper layer which measures 7.4 meters in length, 12 meters in width, and 12 meters in height is the major scenic area where 239 Buddha statues from the late Tang Dynasty are found in 36 enshrines. Also the mural paintings from the Song Dynasty (960-1279) are exquisite artworks to enjoy.

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Beside Li River, Northeast of Guilin, Guangxi, China

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Main Sights

Pearl-Returning Cave, Sword-Testing Rock, Thousand-Buddha Cave, and the Fubo Winding Corridor

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Travel Information

Admission for Fubo Hill: 30 yuan

Opening Hours:

6:30AM~6:00PM (April~November, during the off-season)

6:00AM~6:30PM (March~December, during the peak-season)

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1. You can take bus No.2, 13, 15 in the downtown of Guilin, then get off at Fubo Hill Stop.

2. You can also take free bus No.58 or 4A Special Line in the downtown of Guilin, then get off at Fubo Hill Stop.

3. If you arrive at the Liangjiang Airport, you can take shuttle bus to Xiangjiang Hotel and then transferring to bus No.2 to Fubo Hill Stop.

4. If you arrive at the South Train Station, you can take tour and sightseeing bus No.1 (in the opposite of South Train Station) directly to Fubo Hill.


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Travel Tips 

1. Recommended duration for a visit is about 1 hour.

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