Yangshuo Fact Sheet
Yangshuo is located in the northeastern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and southeastern Guilin City. It borders Gongcheng County and Pingle County to the east, Lipu County to the south, Yongfu County and Lingui County to the west, and Lingchuan County and Yanshan District to the north. 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.
English Name: Yangshuo
Chinese Name: 阳朔 (yáng shuò)
Size: 1,428 sq km
Altitude: 100-500 meters
Area Code: +86 773
Zip Code: 541900
Southern Guilin, Northern-Eastern Guangxi (24°38′- 25°04′N and 110°13′- 110°40′E)
Yangshuo consists of 6 towns and 3 villages, they are: Yangshuo town, Baisha town, Fuli towm, Xingpin town, Putao town, Gaotian town, Jinbao village, Puyi village and Yangdi village
Li River, Yulong River, Tianjia River, Jinbao River, Dayuan River, Wugui River, etc.
Totally 13 including ethnic groups such as Yao, Hui and Zhuang
The county seat was built during the Sui Dynasty in 590 A.D. with a 1400 years history.
Ox King Festival (April 8th), May 8th Festivals in Fuli Town (May 8th), June 23rd Festival in Baisha Town (June 23rd), Folk Song Singing Festival (August 15th), Temple Fair in Xingping Town (September 19th), October Sweetness in Puyi Town (October 10th), Yangshuo Fishing Festival (December)
Yanghsuo is famous for its rich produce, including sweet oranges, tangerine, pomelo, persimmon, chestnut and kumquat.
Yangshuo People's Hospital, No. 28, Chengzhong Road, Yangshuo Town
N0. 28, Pantao Road, Yangshuo Town
North Town Street, Fuli Town
No. 6, Rongtan Street, Xingping Town
In Yangshuo, you can find many kinds of banks including Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China as well as China Industrial and Commercial Bank. With the credit cards issued by these banks, you can draw money from the ATMs 24 hours a day. For currency exchange, you will need to go to the Bank of China.
Branches of Bank of China in Yangshuo County
No.11, Binjiang Road
No. 117, West Street
Along West Street, there are many public telephones available. The signal for mobile cellular phones is quite clear in the county and along the Li River. However, in the mountain and valley areas, the signal can be poor. It's a good idea to carry a supply of phone cards.
Main Tourist Attractions
Recommended Things to Do in Yangshuo
Watch cormorant fishing show, watch impression Liu Sanjie Show, Li River cruise, bamboo rafting along the Yulong River,kayaking, white water rafting, biking, caving, rock-climbing, mud-bathing, hiking, and photographing, cooking lesson.