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Moon Hill

 Yangshuo Attractions

The Moon Hill is the most famous tourist site in Yangshuo. It is situated in Fenglou Village, Gaotian Township, 8 kilometers south of Yangshuo in south of Guilin. With its beautiful scenery and the surrounding charming idyllic landscapes, the Moon Hill is a must-visit site for tourists traveling to Yangshuo.

The Moon Hill was named so because of there is a wide semicircular hole in the natural arch of the hill from which the sky can be seen like a full moon. The peak of the Moon Hill is accessible after a flight of 800 winding steps through the “Appreciating Moon Path”. There tourists can see the sky through the hole from different angles and get different shapes of moon.

The Moon Hill is a typical karst mountain with many grotesque shaped rocks. A series of karst caves can be found at the Moon Hill, including the Black Buddha Cave, New Water Cave, and Dragon Cave. Stalactites and stalagmites of various shapes are what to enjoy at these caves.

The Moon Hill is also a great destination for mountain-climbing. There are 14 rock-climbing routes on the northwest side. When looking around from the hill, the gorgeous landscapes of mountains, rivers, fields, and villages are very enjoyable. The area around the Moon Hill is called ‘Ten-li Gallery’ by local people, and now there built a bicycle path for tourists to enjoy the natural scenery along the path. 

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