SOLITARY BEAUTY PEAK & PRINCES' CITY SCENIC AREA
Solitary Beauty Peak & Princes' City, the Combination of Nature and Culture
Solitary Beauty Peak & Princes’ City Scenic Spot is located in the center of Guilin city. It is a top tourist destination centered around Solitary Beauty Peak and Ming's Princes’ Palace, where natural scenery and historical and cultural scenes set off each other. It is a typical representative of Guilin’s history and culture. Walking into this area, you're entering the door to Guilin’s history and culture.
The Solitary Beauty Peak is known as "A Pillar under Southern Sky". It has been called No.1 peak of Guilin and is considered as the best panoramic viewing spot where you can get a perfect bird's-eye view of Guilin.
The Jingjiang Princes’ Palace, also called Jingjiang Princes’ City, was built in A.D. 1372 when Zhu Shouqian, the great nephew of Zhu Yuanzhang (the first emperor of Ming Dynasty), was dubbed Prince of Jingjiang. Used to be Zhu’s official residence, it is the oldest and best-preserved prince mansion of the Ming Dynasty, even 34 years earlier than the Forbidden City in Beijing.
Spring & Fall: 7:30 – 18:00
Summer: 7:30 – 18:30
Winter: 8:00 – 18:00