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Attractions in Longsheng

Longsheng is a multi-ethnic autonomous country in northwest Guilin, where 10 ethnic minorities cluster, including the Zhuang, Yao, Miao, and Dong, etc. As a highlight destination of Guilin Tour, Longsheng draws most travelers for the spectacular terraced fields, colorful ethnic culture and natural hot spring. Remarkably, the world-renowned Longji (dragon backbone) Rice Terraces looks like the beautiful belts or ribbons waving from the foot to the peak of the mountains. Such a splendid scene will make you linger on and forget to return. Now, get clear about the attractions in Longsheng and plan a Longsheng Tour with Guilinholiday!

With a history of 600 years, Longji Terraced Fields is one of the 12 top classic scenic spots in Guangxi Province. Moreover, the ethnic groups of Zhuang and Yao will also add special charm to this area. In addition, smaller rice terraces like Jinkeng Rice Terraces are also interesting.

Within Longji Terraced Fields area, Ping’an Zhuang Village is a most popular spot. It is a typical village of Zhuang minority with around 100 households. Here, most villagers make their living by farming. Wander around the village and glimpse into the real life of the locals.

As for Yao ethnic villages, Huangluo Yao Village and Ximen Yao Village is highly recommended. Villagers in Huangluo are hospitable and fond of singing and dancing, while the Red Yao ladies extend their warm welcome to visitors via the long hair performance. Then, the Ximen village is located between Longsheng town and the hot spring resort, where terraced rice paddies twist like dragon in front and streams zigzags behind.

After sight-seeing of the Terraced Fields, why not choose Longsheng Hot Springs National Forest Park to spend your leisure time? The park boasts a dense primeval forest, various rare animals and plants, as well as its famous hot springs.

If you want to experience something thrill, the National AAAA Tourist Attraction—Yanmen Gorge Rafting will be ideal, which is a comprehensive tourism course and integrates rafting, leisure, vacation and expedition. The section of rafting is regarded as the good place for funs as it features abundant shoals, rapid river bends, varying river falls.

List of Attractions in Longsheng

Ximen Red Yao Village

What interest visitors most in Longsheng County? Undoubtedly it is the ethnic life style of the local villages. Yao people are called 'Red Yao' because of their red clothing. The traditional suit of the women is of bright colors. They also decorate their shirts with decorations ...


Yanmen Gorge Rafting

Located in the spring tourism resort, east of Longsheng County, 110 kilometers from Guilin city, Yanmen Gorge Rafting is a National AAAA Tourist Attraction. It is a comprehensive tourism course which integrates rafting, leisure, vacation and expedition.The drift river section i ...


Huangluo Yao Village

Located at the foot of a mountain with a beautiful river zig zagging around, Huangluo Yao Village is the only village of Yao minority in Longji scenic area. All the villagers, totaling just over 400, are Yao ethnic minority.The villagers are hospitable and fond of singing and d ...


Longsheng Hot Springs National Forest Park

Longsheng Hot Spring is located in Longsheng Hot Spring National Forest Park in Longsheng County, Guilin. Longsheng Hot Springs National Forest Park is 132 kilometers (about 82 miles) northwest of Guilin and covering an area of 260 hectares (about 642 acres), the park boasts a ...


Ping'an Zhuang Village

Ping An Zhuang Village is the most famous village in Longji scenic area. It is a typical village of the Zhuang ethnic village with around 100 households, all of whom are Zhuang ethnic people. Villagers make a living by cultivating rice-terraced fields and planting rice. ...


JinKeng Rice Terraces

JinKeng Rice Terraces, the home of some Yao minority people, is located in Longsheng and near the famous known Pingan Zhuang village – famous for Longji rice terraces there. JinKeng Rice Terraces occupies an area of 66 square kilometers and the Yao people started to build ...


Longji Terraced Fields

Situated northeast of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, 100km away from the city of Guilin, the Longji terraced fields is a fascinating scenic spot for tourist. Being one of the 12 top classic scenic spots in Guangxi Province, the fields has a history of 600 years, which were f ...