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Guyaju Caves

Dongmenying Village, Zhanshanying Town, Beijing 102115, China
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 Jun 2016
“Interesting but remote”
14 Feb 2016
“What is this place, and why does no one know about it”
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Dongmenying Village, Zhanshanying Town, Beijing 102115, China
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We came here on a day trip from Beijing. I recommend combining this with Lonquing gorge, which is a short drive away. It isn't worth a 2 hour drive on its own, but combined with the gorge it is OK. This is not a 'must-see'...More

1  Thank Margoose87
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This is a totally unique and virtually undiscovered tourist attraction. It's quite a drive from Beijing (about 2.5hours). And even when you know where you are going it isn't the easiest place to find. But it's worth a visit. A path around the caves is...More

1  Thank Ray S
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Guyaju is believed to be built during the end of the Tang dynasty, and is comprised of 147 caves built into 2 large rock walls. The geography of the area is fascinating and makes for some excellent pictures. It's nice to see relics from before...More

2  Thank ClanBlair
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

The domes were built into the rock and it was antient but they had all those functions for a house and they formed a village out of it. We had a great time hiking and it took toughly an hour to get to the top....More

Thank CindyDengWang
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We travelled most of the way to the cliff houses by public transport from Beijing and it took several hours on the 919 and 920 buses. It was particularly difficult to find the correct stop for the 920 bus because the 919 seems to go...More

1  Thank Roaming2011
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We learned about these caves from the "day trips from Beijing" section of the Lone Planet Beijing guide. The caves sounded like an interesting place to visit but getting to them seemed like a fuss - 2 buses then a 2 km walk. We decided...More

11  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Our Beijing trip highlight would definitely be the visit to this mysterious place - 古崖居 (Ancient Cave Dwelling - Gu Ya Ju) at Yan Qing County. Sometimes it is called the biggest maze of China, 古崖居 is the biggest cave residence was ever discovered in...More

2  Thank Joelle_Goh
Reviewed 22 February 2013 via mobile

This site is easily accessible with well maintained paths, railings, etc. . The dwelling rooms contain horse troughs, niches for alters, and kangs. A kang is a firebox that channels smoke under a bed that is used both for sitting on and for sleeping at...More

1  Thank Aolisi
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