Guilin Daxu Ancient Town

  • Chinese name: Dawei Ancient Town 大圩古镇
  • Foreign name: Daxu Old Town
  • Construction time: The ancient town was built in 200 A.D
  • Evaluation: one of the four ancient towns in Guangxi
  • Alias: Dawei, Chang’an, and Lutian
  • Location: east bank of Lijiang River, southeast of father-son rock, north of Mopan Mountain
  • Opening Hours: All day
  • Ticket price: no ticket required
  • Famous tourist attractions: Gaozu Temple, mosque, ancestral hall
  • Recommended travel time: 3-4 hours
  • Suitable travel season: all year round
Guilin Dawei Ancient Town

Guilin Daxu Ancient Town

Guilin Daxu Old Town is a historic town located on the eastern bank of the Li River, about 23 kilometers southeast of Guilin city.

 The town has a history of more than 1,000 years, and is famous for its ancient architecture, traditional culture, and lively markets.

Guilin Dawei Ancient Town

Highlights of Dawei Old Town

  • 1.The town is lined with old buildings made of wood and brick, with traditional tile roofs, and intricate carvings and decorations.
  • 2.The market is a lively and colorful place, with vendors calling out to customers and bargaining for prices.
  • 3.The ancient bridge, known as the Chengyang Bridge, which spans the Li River and connects the town to the surrounding countryside.
  • 4.The bridge was built during the Ming Dynasty and is a magnificent example of Chinese architecture, with a wooden structure supported by stone pillars.
Guilin Dawei Ancient Town

Guilin Daxu Ancient Town Tourist Map