Guilin is beautiful! Her rivers, lakes, and mountains are only a portion of that beauty — it’s also her people and their culture which help make Guilin such a marvelous city. We spent countless hours curating Flickr’s best images to bring you this inside look at the magic of Guilin. Enjoy!

 

The Best 30 Flickr Photos from Guilin

三十 A View of Guilin at Night

guilin night view 桂林夜景

Photo by Still92

 

二十九 River-crossing with Bicycle

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Photo by Christopher Lewis

 

二十八 Sidewalk Calligraphy

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Photo by Alan Lew

 

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”

– Ibn Battuta

 

二十七 Biker with Umbrella

Biker with Umbrella

Photo by Bernd Thaller

 

二十六 Viewpoint Over the City of Guilin

Guilin, China

Photo by Peter Stewart

 

二十五 Sun & Moon Pagodas

Pagodas del Sol y la Luna (Guilin)

Photo by Domingo Leiva

 

二十四 Bamboo Boats in Guilin, China

Traffic On Water

Photo by LainaK-Wong

 

二十三 Yangshuo Intersection

Yangshuo, China

Photo by Bernd Thaller

 

二十二 Rainy Day in Guilin

Guilin Painting

Photo by Azam Abedi

 

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”

– Oprah Winfrey

 

二十一 Reed Flute Cave, Guilin

Reed Flute Cave, Guilin, China

Photo by Pierre Nordström

 

二十 River’s Bend a.k.a. Horseshoe Bend

River's Bend (Horseshoe Bend of Asia!!)

Photo by Dan Ballard

 

十九 On Jiefang Qiao Overlooking the Li River

De paseo en Guilin

Photo by Josemere

 

十八 Karst Window

Karst Window

Photo by Chris Kealy

 

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”

– Mary Anne Radmacher

 

十七 Beautiful Sky in Guilin, China

Portal

Photo by Paul Reiffer

 

十六 View of Guilin from Fubo Hill

View on Guilin from Fubo Hill

Photo by Thomas Bächinger

 

十五 Portrait of a Guilin Local Man

guilin grandpa

Photo by John Marshall

 

十四 Cormorant Fisherman Stands Tall

Warrior

Photo by Andy Beales

 

十三 Reflections in Still Water Inside the Reed Flute Cave

Lair of the Dark Knight

Photo by Peter Stewart

 

“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.”

– Henry David Thoreau

 

十二 Li River Fisherman

Li River Fisherman

Photo by Paul Weeks

 

十一 Downtown Intersection at Night

Guilin, China

Photo by Ilya

 

Expert Cobbler

Guilin, China

Photo by Michael Steverson

 

Cormorant Fishing on the Li River, China

The Old Fisherman

Photo by Daniel Cheong

 

Reflecting Sun Pagoda in Downtown Guilin

The Sun Tower // Ri Ta // 日塔

Photo by Vladimir Yaitskiy

 

Cormorant Fisherman with Lamp

Cormorant Fishermen ~ Interview with BlackRapid

Photo by Dan Ballard

 

Sun & Moon Pagodas

Sun and Moon Pagodas

Photo by Peter Stewart

 

Guilin Cormorant Fisherman Takes a Smoking Break

Smoking in the Blue Hour

Photo by Andy Beales

 

Early Morning Cormorant Fisherman in Guilin

Michael Steverson

Photo by Michael Steverson

 

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.”

– John Steinbeck

 

Awe-inspiring Campsite

TENTative Sunrise

Photo by Andy Beales

 

Portrait of a Guilin Local Woman

Les Marques du Temps

Photo by Daniel Cheong

 

Sunset at Longsheng Rice Terrace

Sunset at Longji Rice Terrace

Photo by Shashin Surti

 

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Opening image by Andy Beales