China Discovery Tour
Guilin | China
12 Jan 2020 | Sun
Day 16 of 18
Reed Flute Cave Guilin
Reed Flute Cave Guilin is one of the most popular tourist destinations in China. The cave is located in the city of Guilin, in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Reed Flute Cave is named after the reeds that grow inside of it. The reeds are used to make flutes. The cave is also known for its stalactites and stalagmites. It is over 180 million years old.
The Reed Flute Cave has been a tourist destination for centuries. It was first mentioned in a poem written during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). The poem described the cave as a “fairyland”. Today, the cave is lit up with neon lights and has a musical fountain show.