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Ancient South Gate

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An Old Stone Wal Preserved

This was located in the Rong Lake area and was an old wall that was reasonably well preserved.The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Not that impressive

The gate is located alongside a lake scenic walk. Apart from its history it does not look that... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Dodger52
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Wollongong, Australia
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Northern Shore of Rong Lake , Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was located in the Rong Lake area and was an old wall that was reasonably well preserved.The entire area is neat and tidy and a great place to walk. There was very little English explanation for this particular site.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The gate is located alongside a lake scenic walk. Apart from its history it does not look that impressive and can easily be overlooked as you focus on the attractions on the lake.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dodger52
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I was introduced to this by native Guilin'er, I went in the afternoon but you all the local people here with families as it's well maintained and peaceful feel about the place. The lake where you see the tourists boats also zipping through also has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 743chiw
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Ancient South Gate is a historical town city near to Rong Lake. Only the lower portion of the gate wall is the ancient remains while the other structures are newly built one. Just a photo-stop for visitors to the park.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A place you don't want to miss when you're here and it's fun to take photos at night at this place and have fun @ the gate.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank joanadventure
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Attractive by night and during the day. Combine it with a walk around the lake -- or farther up the river if you want. The strolling around the lakes is probably the very best thing about Guilin itself.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank FromRichmondVA
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

When wandering around the central lakes of Guilin I came across this lovely old gate It is near the Crystal Bridge.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jennefern2014
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Directly behind the gate is a restaurant called "You Fei Yu Ping You Cha Hui Suo". We were staying nearby at "This Old Place" Youth Hostel and ate here several times. Each time the food was really good, especially the vegetables. It's not expensive and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ian J
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the sights you pass along when walking around the lakes in the city center. It's nicely lit at night and with a wet surface makes for nice reflections. However it is also not much more than that. You can view it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank felixsf
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We went for a walk around the two lakes in Guilin (Banyan and Cedar lakes). On our way we came across this ancient gate. It is very impressive. Worth seeing.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GerMar60
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