West Hill Park
West Hill is located 2 kilometers west of Guilin and covers about 2 square kilometers.
It includes the Hidden Hill, West Hill and the Guilin Museum . The hill is surrounded
by a lake called West Lake , by which stands a temple called Xi Qingling. Western
Hill is well known for Buddhist statues. Xilinqing Temple was built in Tang Dynasty
and was of the five most famous Buddhist temples in south China . Today, over
200 Buddhist statues still remain on the cliff. The hill consists of West Peak
, Stone Fish Peak , Dragon Head Peak , and Qianshan Peak .
Hill features a great number of caves. All caves are connected with each other.
The most famous caves are Sunset Cave , South Glory Cave , North Window Cave ,
Lotus Cave and White Bird Cave .
in the Western Hill Park in Guilin city, the Museum occupies an area of 10,000
square meters. It is built in a unique architectural style of both the East and
the West. The Museum mainly exhibits items of historic or cultural value such
as antiques, chinaware from Ming and Qing Dynasty and unique handicrafts of different
minority groups. It also has a collection of 30,000 pieces of antiques and artwork.