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Jingjiang Princes' City

 Guilin Attractions

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Introduction to Jingjiang Princes’ City (靖江王府)

Jingjiang Princes’ City is the most noted historical site in Guilin. It is located in Guangxi Normal University in the center of Guilin city. Built between 1372 and 1392 during the Ming Dynasty, the Jingjiang Princes’ City is China’s most ancient and best preserved Prince City of Ming Dynasty. For tourists traveling to Guilin, the Jingjiang Princes’ City that combines historical sites and natural beauty is a site should not miss out.

Jingjiang Princes’ City is also known as Wang Cheng. It was originally built to be the official residence of Zhu Shouqian, the great-nephew of Zhu Yuanzhang who was the first Ming Dynasty emperor. The Jingjiang Princes’ City was transformed as a National Examination House during Qing Dynasty. 

Covering an area of 19.78 hectares, the city is surrounded by giant walls in all directions which were constructed by giant squared stones. There are four halls, four pavilions, and 40 other buildings surrounding the main architectures. Main buildings in the Jingjiang Princes’ City include Imperial Burial Place, Chengyuan Palace, Chengyun Gate, Imperial Divince Temple, and Ancestral Temple.

Besides the historical sites, the Jingjiang Princes’ City also offers spectacular natural landscapes. As it is located besides the intriguing Li River and the Solidary Beauty Peak located inside, Jingjiang Princes’ City is added much more charm.

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No.1, Wangcheng Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin, Guangxi, China

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Main Sights

Imperial Burial Place, Chengyuan Palace, Chengyun Gate, Imperial Divince Temple, and Ancestral Temple

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Travel Information

Admission for Jingjiang Princes’ City:

130 yuan (including sites of Jingjiang Prince City, Jingjiang Mansion and Solitary Beauty Peak)

Children less than 1.4 meters is free of charge

Opening Hours:

7:30AM~6:00PM (March 1~Apri 30, October 8~December 7)

7:30AM~6:30PM (May 1~October 7)

8:00AM~6:00PM (December 8~ the end of next February)

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1. You can take bus No. 1, 22, 99, and 100 to Lequn Crossing Stop in the Middle Zhongshan Road in the downtown of Guilin, then walk eastward for about 50 meters.

2. You can also take bus No. 10, 11, 14, 18, 30 and 98 to Jiefang Bridge Stop in the East Jiefang Road in the downtown of Guilin, then walk northward for about 100 meters.

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Travel Tips 

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

2. The best time to visit there is from April to October.


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