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Address: No. 1 wangcheng, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001, China
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Ancient Walls, and a great view from atop Solitary Beauty Peak

Jing Jiang Princes' City (靖江王城, Jìngjiāng Wángchéng). The palace is now part historic landmark, part college: Guangxi Normal University's main campus lies within the old walls... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2014
Matthew J
Guilin, China
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Guilin, China
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Jing Jiang Princes' City (靖江王城, Jìngjiāng Wángchéng). The palace is now part historic landmark, part college: Guangxi Normal University's main campus lies within the old walls. The walls are mighty and magnificent; you can see those for free. But, it's a bit pricy to get into the walled inner area. Inside, you can see some nice rebuilt buildings, but, the... More 

3 Thank Matthew J
Bangkok, Thailand
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183 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

It is a small, clean, typically organized park in China. I live in China and I saw many of them. Is it worth to spend 130rmb per person? Absolutely no. I could enter only into 1 palace out of 3, and only on the ground floor where I saw pictures with Chinese characters. That's it. The peak: not as easy... More 

2 Thank travelhabitss
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The name of the hotel was translated as 4 Seasons by my wife, but outside it says in English,Eva Inn. The room is brighter, than The Museum Hotel, but not great for a 4 star hotel at around 500 yuan a night for 2 nights, but my wife is happy, as it’s cleaner and has a view, through trees, of... More 

4 Thank David C
Guilin, China
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I found some of the photos of jingjiang wangcheng are photos of Guilin City. Jingjiang Wangcheng city is also called Jingjiang Wangfu. means palace of Prince Jingjiang. It's the center of Guilin where beside the Zhengyang Walking Street and the river li. Now it's not just a attraction but also the branch of Guangxi normal University specially for art majors.... More 

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Guilin, China
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41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2013

The view from the temple atop the Solitary Beauty karst is spectacularly breathtaking - but be warned: The climb is not for the faint-of-heart! It's not a cheap view, either (entrance fee to the "city" is 75 RMB). All the exhibits and plaques are in Mandarin Chinese, so history buffs won't get much out of it. However, it was nice... More 

1 Thank Xue Q
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Yep,it's a branch campus of Guangxi Normal University.Planted with lot of osmanthus trees,Wangcheng City is shady and cool. Most of the students in that branch campus are major in Art. U can hear graceful melody flowing out of the classroom.Actually,most area of the campus can be visited free,only the Solitary Beauty Peak and the rooms guarded by securities dressed in... More 

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Guilin, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2012

I am very interested in Chinese history and culture, so Wangcheng City or Jingjiang Prince City was the must-see spot for me in Guilin. It is located in the downtown of Guilin City and very close to Zhengyang pedestrian street, which is a shopping street with delicious snacks. In Wangcheng City, I felt so impressive about the Chinese ancient cuture... More 

2 Thank Caroline C
Guilin, China
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2012

I studied there three years ago. Great GXNU, many old trees and buildings. it is a campus, also a tourism spot.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2012

You can climb to the top of the hill inside the walls. It's a very sweaty activity in summer, and the stairs very steep - not for the faint-hearted, but a good view at the top.

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