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Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), Guilin

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Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
Descend into a subterranean world of Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), a 180 million-year-old limestone cavern filled mighty stalagmites and stalactites. Colored lights add an array of hues to the jagged ceilings, rugged floors, and shimmering pools within. Keep your eyes for the more than 70 inscriptions that decorate the rock formations and walls--some of these notes from past travelers date all the way back to the 8th century and serve as a testament to the cave's enduring popularity. Take a look at our Guilin online tour planner to schedule your visit to Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Went with our driver for the day who is also a guide and took us to the cave w/o many other people being there, Really great to see this place almost deserted and the illuminations / reflections were....  more »
  • Beautiful and a great break from the heat. We loved seeing the different formations and letting our imagination take over.  more »
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  • I came to Guilin and went to the Reed Flute Cave at the end of October 2018. When I arrived at the bus location, I had to park at the parking location located below. We can climb up on foot or take the train. The Reed Flute Cave is a cave that is formed naturally but requires a very long time. The view of the stone in the cave is given a very beautiful colorful lights. The air outside and inside the cave is very cool. We have to go up and down stairs to walk down the cave. Then prepare yourself and maybe be able to bring water in a bottle because the cave that must be passed is quite long. Inside also at certain times there is a short film projected onto the rock and very good. If we come there with a local guide, they can tell fairy tales about stones that can resemble several shapes.
  • Amazing experience here. But it IS a tourist spot so there will be many people trying to sell you things. My group was also given a coupon where we can choose a oyster and get its pearl. If the pearl is not deformed, then you just have to pay RMB 30 to make it into a necklace.

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