Yaoshan Mountain lies in the east of Guilin , 12 km from
the downtown. The highest peak is 903.3 meters high and is the highest hill in
It received its name from a Yao emperor temple, which
was built the top of the mountain in the Tang dynasty. Each season offers a different
view. In spring azalea flowers are everywhere, in summer the bamboo compete with
each other for greenness and in autumn the red maples with falling leaves make
the hill appear as though it's afire. The winter's snow on mountains is as transparent
as pure crystal.
The Hill has several places of interest including
Yao Temple , White Deer Temple , Jade Breast Pond and Tianci Field. Jingjiang
King Tomb's covering over 100 square meters are the most famous attractions in
Completed in 1996, a 1,416.18 meter long cable car
connects the top and the foot and offers bird's-eye views of wonderful peaks and
surrounds. The 1,000m sloping track has 18 curves, which enables tourists to travel
through mysterious forest.
The cable car was imported from Doppelmatry
Cable Car Co. Austria. It is equipped with an alarm system, a TV monitor protection
system. The cable is 1416.18m long from the bottom to the top.
toboggan slide, which is stimulating and interesting, was imported from WIGAND
Toboggan Co. Germany. It is 100m long with 18 turns sliding down from the top.
You will have a beautiful view of rocks, flowers and brooks on each side when
you down the mountain with the slide.
The cable car and toboggan mingle natural
beauty and man-made scenery nicely.