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Longsheng Travel Guide

Longsheng County boasts fantastic natural scenery with spiraling rice terraced fields that were built about 700 years ago, and ethnic villages with unique buildings, costumes and customs. It is famous for its beautiful rice terraced fields and ethnic villages in mountainous areas. The well-known Longji (literally meaning "Dragon's Backbone") rice terraced fields were built through many generations¡¯ hard work ever since the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). The fields built along the mountains slopes wind from the riverside up to the mountain top, with the highest place of an elevation of 885 meters (968 yards) and the lowest 380 meters (416 yards).

Location: Northeast of Guilin

Minority Tribes Around Longsheng: Pingan Zhuang Village,Huangluo Yao Village, Ancient Zhuang Village, Zhongliu Village, Dazhai Village, Jingkeng Village.

Best time for visit: From April to October every year, the annual average temperature is F62.78.

Best way for visit: Take a bus to Ping¡¯an village and climbing up from the bus station in the half way; or take a bus to Ping¡¯an and stay over night, then hiking to Dazai village next day.

 

Longsheng Highlights

Longji Terrace Filed Scenery in Spring

Longsheng Red Clothes Festival

Zhuang People's Traditional Dress Style

A multied storied ganlan is the unique style of construction for Zhuang people.

Longji Terrace Filed Scenery in Summer

Longji Terrace Filed Scenery in Autumn

Longji Terrace Filed Scenery in Winter

Zhuang Ethnic Group Specialties - Bamboo Rice

Longsheng Restaurants

The restaurants in longji is running by the locals, so that the flavor of food is more close to the local flavor, most of the restaurant are located in the half way of the mountains, if would like to try the real local dishes, you have to do some exercise and climbing up to get there. The restaurants provided fresh food every day and drinks. The most popular restaurants are Pingan Restaurant, Meiyou Caf¨¦, Yueliangwan Restaurant and etc.

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