Moon Hill of Yangshuo

Moon Hill

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If there is a specific symbol of Yangshuo to be named, it is for sure Moonhill. Some locals will tell you: "If you visit Yangshuo and you have not been to this strange shaped hole in the rocks, you haven't seen the scenery of Guilin and Yangshuo". True or not, I leave that to you, but Moonhill is worth a visit.

Moonhill is easy to reach as it is close to the main road. When you get a bicycle, take the road south out of Yangshuo. The distance between Yangshuo and Moonhill is a 9 kilometers. Motorbikes can be rented in town or you can take a motorized rickshaw. Make sure you first negotiate the price. First you cross the Yu Long River bridge, near the big Banyard tree. A few hundred meter further on you will see Moonhill on your right hand.

There are several other ways to reach Moonhill, all go through the local padifields but end up in front of Moonhill on the main road.

There is an entrance fee of Y15, and includes a guarded parking space for your bicycle. Although the path is not difficult, it takes about 30 to 40 minutes slow walk up. You can walk up to the hole in the rock and have some good views over the surrounding karst mountains.

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