Brief information on Elephant Trunk Hill  

Situated on the west bank of the Li River, in the south-west of the city, Elephant Trunk Hill is the symbol of Guilin. It is called Elephant Trunk Hill because the shape of the hill looks like an elephant drinking water from the river with its long trunk. The Elephant Trunk Hill is 108 meters long and 100 meters wide, and the area of the hill body is 1.3 hectares.

Elephant Trunk Hill was previously called” Li Mountain “, and in 1986, Elephant Trunk Hill Park was built along the Elephant Trunk Hill, which is the main body in the park. It is said that Elephant Trunk Hill, the unique attraction of Guilin, is a very important scenic spot, and once you have been to the Hill, you are considered to have been to Guilin.

Between the elephant trunk and the legs, there is a cave called the Water Moon Cave, which is 17 meters long, 9.5 meters wide, and 12 meters high. It is considered as a marvel in Guilin, and many writers and poets are astonished by the spot and have written a number of articles and poems to praise this special sight.

The night-time view of the Elephant Trunk Hill is also very beautiful; you can enjoy the fantastic scene under the flashing lights. Because the Elephant Trunk Hill is very near to downtown Guilin, it is extremely convenient to visit.

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Hours: 08:30-16:40    
Locaton: Downtown Guilin
Transportation: Buses: 58, 57 ,2, 4A


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