Elephant Hill is also called Elephant
Trunk Hill, is one of the Li River's most famous sights.
The hill is situated on the western bank of the Li River,
in the center of Guilin City. It looks like a giant
elephant drinking water from river with its trunk, hence
Going up to the top of the hill, a
Puxian Pagoda can be found which was built the Ming
dynasty (1368-1644). It is a pagoda shaped like the
handle of a sword. The legend of how the hill came goes
like this: a magic elephant that belonged to the heaven
came down to help the people on the earth with their
work without returning. This made the King of Heaven
very angry. One day, the thirsty elephant came to Li
River to drink water after helping people, the King
of Heaven saw it and thrust a sword on the back of elephant
when it was standing by the river, and turned it to
stone. The Puxian Pagoda is the handle the sword that
thrusting the elephant. Standing on the top the Elephant
Hill, you can see the beautiful panoramic view of the
Water Moon Cave is a semi-round cave
penetrated by water between the elephant's trunk and
the legs. The inverted reflection of the cave in water
plus the part above forms a full moon. Inscriptions
from the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties
can be found on the walls in and around the Water Moon
Cave, praising the unique and fantastic scene. The most
well known poem inside the cave was written by Lu You
who was one of the four great poets of the Song Dynasty.
tours to Elephant Hill
Day Private Guilin Tour To Reed Flute Cave, Elephant
Hill And Seven Star Park
Day Guilin Ciy Coach Tour: Reed Flute Cave, Elephant
Hill, Fubo Hill and Seven Star Park
Day Guilin Ciy Tour To Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Hill
and Fubo Hill
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