Guilin, Guangxi, China
Stock Photography By Christina Jablonski
This lightbox contains images of the Southern Chinese city of Guilin and its surroundings. Blessed with the striking karst mountains and caves, pretty villages and the old towns situated on the banks of the south flowing Li River, the region is of great interest to local and international visitors.
Photo Captions for Guilin, Guangxi, China
Image #1. The Yulong River, Guangxi, China The pictured is the Yulong River, a tributary of the Li River and another tourist attraction. The river valley is a fertile agricultural area producing rice and citrus fruits.
Image #2. Guilin, China The pictured is a middle part of Zhongshan Road
Image #3. A bridge, Guilin, China The pictured is a pedestrian bridge over the Li River waters located in the park in the centre of the city.
Image #4. The Moon Pagoda, Guilin, China The other twin, the Moon Pagoda in the colours of blue and red (possibly glaze) is accessible from the shore by a small bridge.
Image #5. Guilin, China Early in the morning the wide streets are free from heavy traffic and it is easier to explore the area.
Image #6. The Sun and Moon Pagodas, Guilin, China The twin pagodas rise from the lake in downtown Guilin. They are both decorated in a traditional Chinese way. There is an eighteen metres long aquarium that connects them under water. Along the edge of the lake is a picturesque walk enjoyed by all.
Image #7. Mobile Health Service, Guilin, China Sometimes on the weekends it is possible to meet the doctors and nurses and ask for medical advise on blood pressure, diabetes or discuss other health issues.
Image #8. Guilin, China A parkland by the lake, the twin pagodas visible on the left.
Image #9. Rambutans, Guilin, China This image was taken in one of the nature parks in Guilin where the fruit was sold to public in such bunches. Rambutan is an ancient fruit originating in the jungles of Malaysia.
Image #10. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China Selling fruits on at the less busy end of West Street.
Image #11. The Crystal Bridge, Guilin, China The bridge looks picturesque against the backdrop of the Karst Mountains. It gleams in the sun, and when the evening falls the bridge changes its colours.
Image #12. The Crown Cave, Guilin, China Underneath a crown shaped mountain lays the enormous cave (partly open to the public). The stalagmites and stalactites may often be illuminated by the colourful lights creating a strange painting-like underworld.
Image #13. The Li River, Guangxi, China As the boats cruise downstream from Guilin, the shapes of the karst mountains surprise and delight at every turn of the river. They are one of the major tourist attraction in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China.
Image #14. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China The pictured is one of the buildings on West Street. That and other buildings are decorated with the red national flags, lampoons or the elements of those structures are brightly painted.
Image #15. The Crown Cave, Guilin, China Underneath a crown shaped mountain lays the enormous cave (partly open to the public). The stalagmites and stalactites may often be illuminated by the colourful lights creating a strange painting-like underworld.
Image #16. Daxu, Guangxi, China The two kilometre long street in Daxu is the oldest part of the town. Many buildings pictured here are over three hundred years old.
Image #17. A vintage truck, Daxu, China The pictured vehicle is being used to transport goods around the ancient town of Daxu.
Image #18. Chillies, Daxu, Guangxi, China The sacks of chillies are being sorted out in preparation for further processing.
Image #19. Luohan guo fruits, Guilin mountains, China Markets and food stalls often sell sacks or nets of the intriguing brown balls. It turned out these were fruits much sweeter than sugar and have been used in their native southern China as sugar substitute, also in medicine. The sweet flesh can be eaten while the shell makes a delicious tea.
Image #20. The Yulong River rafting, Guangxi, China The Yulong River valley is one of the most picturesque in the South China. It is a fertile agricultural area producing rice and citrus fruits but it also attracts tourists who enjoy rafting and cycling.
Image #21. Smoked meats, Guangxi, China The image of various smoked meats was taken in the mountain village near Guilin.
Image #22. Longji rice fields, Guangxi, China The spectacular Longji rice terraces cover the mountain slopes stretching for about seventy square kilometres.
Image #23. A wedding dance, Guangxi, China The Yao women from the village of Huangluo perform a wedding dance for tourists.
Image #24. The longhaired women, Guangxi, China The women in the Huangluo Yao Village have very long hair. Here they show them off to tourists in a dance.
Image #25. Longji rice fields, Guangxi, China The spectacular Longji rice terraces cover the mountain ridges stretching for about seventy square kilometres.
Image #26. The Yao houses, Guangxi, China In a narrow passage the local artisans display their goods on the stalls. The building on the right is a community hall where various activities are held.
Image #27. Cooking chillies, Zhuang Village, China This photo was taken in the Guangxi region of China.
Image #28. Dragon Fruit, Guilin, China Native of Mexico, Central and South America this beautiful fruit is a favourite in many Asian countries and Australia. It has a delicate refreshing taste and contains many nutrients. This image was taken at the Guilin market.
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