4. Guilin's stunning mountain scenery
|The karst mountrains at Yangshuo, Guilin.
Illustrated on the 20 yuan banknote, for many people the striking columns of the karst mountains that rise from the plains around Guilin in Guangxi create the quintessentially Chinese landscape. A cruise down the picturesque Li River from Guilin to the resort of Yangshuo is considered a must by most tourists. The views are nothing short of breathtaking. (more