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Silver Cave

 Guilin Attractions

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Introduction to Silver Cave (银子岩)

Silver Cave is the largest karst cave and a hot tourist destinations in Guilin. It is located in Lipu County, about 85 kilometers south from Guilin and 18 kilometers from Yangshuo. This typical karst cave with the numerous amazing stalagmites and stalactites in different shapes attracts tourists for appreciation. 

With a winding course in the length of 2,000 meters, the Silver Cave runs through 12 hills. The Silver Cave is consisted of three parts, including the upper cave, the grand hall, and the lower cave. The natural wonders formed by a variety of spectacular stalagmites and stalactites from different geological ages under the illumination of colorful lightning are really fascinating to enjoy. The fancy underground world with stalactites in artistic shapes pillars, columns, towers, waterfalls, and curtains.

The Silver Cave Scenic Tourist Area has 28 scenic spots to see. The most famous ones are “The Three Wonders” which include the Flying Waterfall of Snow Mountain, the Music Stone Screen and Wonderland in a Jade Pool Fairyland; and “The Three Treasures” which include the Preaching Buddha, the Hunyuan Pearl Umbrella, and the Single Pillar. Also there is an underground river winding through the cave and tourists can take a boat for sightseeing.

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Maling Town, Lipu County, 85 Kilometers from the Downtown of Guilin, Guangxi, China

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Main Sights

Flying Waterfall of Snow Mountain, the Music Stone Screen and Wonderland in a Jade Pool Fairyland

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Travel Information

Admission for Silver Cave: 65 yuan (Children less than 1.4 meters is free of charge.)

Opening Hours: 8:00AM~5:30PM

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1. You can take bus from Guilin Bus Station, then directly get off at the Silver Cave Scenic Area.

(The departure time is from 7:00AM to 6:30PM, and it takes about 2 hours.)

2. You can also take bus from Guilin to Lipu in Yangshuo Shima Round Square.


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Travel Tips 

1. Recommended duration for a visit is about 3 hours.

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

3. It is not recommended to visit there during “May 1st” and “October 1st” these two golden vacation weeks. At that time, Guilin with suitable weather will meet a lot of tourists, so the hotel reservation and transportation will be in its climax, the price will be much higher than ordinary times.

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