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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several viewing points for the rice terraces the most popular is the sitting Buddha viewing deck and from the bus drop off point there is a cable car to the top. You may be tempted but its mistake to do this because you...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 11 October 2019

The Long Ji Rice Terraces have two main viewpoints where you can hike up - one is the Seven Stars with Moon 七星伴月, and the other, Nine Dragons Five Tigers 九龙五虎. For those less abled or not inclined to hike, there is a cable car...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 18 September 2019 via mobile

No, seriously, get a guide a do a long walk here We were with a tour group and walked 10 km from Dazhoi to Ping'an and it was so worth it. The views were spectacular The people were sparse But you'd have trouble doing it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 13 September 2019

A strongly recommended way to enjoy the rice terraces is an overnight stay at Tian Tou Zhai. Our accommodation, Rice View Villa, prebooked two bus tickets for us. We boarded the bus at Guilin North Railway station at 8 am and this smaller bus brought...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank kim buay p
Reviewed 7 August 2019

we came to visit the rice terraces in July and stayed a night in Tiantouzhai village which we're very glad we did. The rice terraces are just amazing. It's hard to fathom how they were created hundreds of years ago and that every year people...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 8 July 2019 via mobile

Longsheng rice fields are very famous for the landscape they provide. If your visiting Guilin or nearby areas, a visit to Longsheng rice field is a must ! It mainly represents ancient style of rice cultivation in this part of China. Presently it's mainly a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 25 June 2019

My family and I were there today! We watched a show put together by the Yan ethnic group and had lunch which included bamboo roasted chicken which is typical of the Longshang menu. I certainly recommend that you do this trip with a tour guide...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sherlock221baker
Reviewed 6 June 2019

Be Advised. LOTS OF STAIRS at various heights. Bring a walking stick regardless of age or physical condition. If you don't need it leave it behind. Watch out for the mules, they have right of way. Fire a few years ago destroyed a lot of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank northern_99
Reviewed 25 May 2019

I went there in late Apr but the weather is not so perfect - or it doesn't has to be perfect. The "Dragon’s backbone" or "Longji" Rice Terrace is the rural area located in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China. The rice terrace...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank avgsteve
Reviewed 9 May 2019 via mobile

We walked along the hillsides to vista points to take in the views. The vista points are where every tourist mostly domestic was scrambling for the perfect selfie, 'me in ethnic costume' or 'I was there' pic. Honestly, there are a hundred different places you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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7 March 2019|
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Response from Kim B | Reviewed this property |
I did not even see a cable car - just steps.
Faheemiah B
26 February 2019|
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Response from Kim B | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of very short steps. Comfortable shoes is really hr only thing you need. I always carry a raincoat.
21 November 2018|
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Response from BGE050 | Reviewed this property |
There are hundreds of rock steps up to the lodges, the equivalent of going up 21 stories. People of all ages share the steps with small pack horses and people in sedan chairs. This trek was slow going last summer, and would... More