Yangshuo lies in the northeast of Guangxi Province and to the southeast of Guilin City. The special geography gives it breath-taking beauty while over 1,400 years of history bless it with a deep traditional culture. The diverse ethnic minority groups including Hui, Zhuang, Yao and others, enrich it with special folk cultures represented by their various festivals, while many foreign residents add exotic flavors to its fascination.
It is famous for its spectacular scenery of hills and rivers. The Lijiang and Yulong rivers run by the town. It is a great laidback base for which to explore other small villages in the nearby countryside. Along a slab-floored street in the town see many western-style cafes, comfortable and popular among tourists. A number of foreign residents operate them. Native produce is abundant due to the fertile land and includes fruits such as oranges, tangerines, pomelos, chestnuts, and kumquats. The famous Li River traverses the county, Famous scenic spots in Yangshuo are numerous such as Moon Hill, Shutong Hill, Yangshuo Park, Fuli and Xingping Town.