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Lujia Village


Xiufeng District, Guilin

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a famous natural village in Guilin and one of the first 16 famous villages in Guangxi

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  • all day

Lujia Village is a natural village on the bank of the Reed Flute Scenic Area and the Taohua River in Guilin. Lujia Village is only 2 kilometers from the center of Guilin. It is a famous tourist in Guilin and one of the first 16 famous villages in Guangxi.


The History of Lujia Village

No one in Lujia village is surnamed Lu, the village has more than 300 people, all of whom are Yang people. At the end of the Ming Dynasty, a family named Ouyang in Luling Diaoyuan Village, Ji'an Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, moved south from their home and changed their surname Ouyang to Yang on the way. The Yang family relocated to the west side of the Taohua River in the 25th year of Kangxi (1687) and lived in a place called Heyedi, now called Lujia Village, where they lived by raising ducks, grinding tofu, and sprouting beans.


The clear water of the Taohua River is an excellent source for making beancurd. They make beancurd, tofu, bean sprouts and other soy products, which are well known. These soy products were also transported to Guilin for sale. Hence, Lujia Village got the reputation of "Tofu Village".


The of Construction Lujia Village

In March 2010, Xiufeng District government firmly seized the historic opportunity of “two reforms and one integration” in Guilin City, carried out the entire village overhaul and reconstruction of 65 village houses, and implemented the "renovation of the whole village style" project. After careful construction in recent years, a unique village with 98 Hui style buildings with white walls and blue tiles integrated into the houses of northern Guangxi has stood out.


After the completion of the new village, all households will make catering and mainly operate farm dishes. Lujia Village has become an area where farmhouses are concentrated. Villagers in Lujia Village run a variety of restaurants, and all kinds of cuisines are all the rage in Guilin City. Lujia Village has become a leisurely place for Guilin's neighbors.



【Wind and Rain Bridge】

The Fengyu Bridge is the contribution of the minority nationalities in Guangxi. The most famous is the Dong Nationality Fengyu Bridge, which is one of the "three treasures" of dong nationality, also known as Huaqiao Bridge and Fuqiao Bridge. The wind and rain bridges in different places are almost the same. Most of them are made of stone concrete, wooden bridges, stiles, and pavilions. Before entering the Lujia Village, the bridge across the Taohua River was a Fengyu bridge.


【Characteristic buildings】

Lujia Village is not an ordinary village, and its architecture is quite unique. Traditional architectural elements such as sloping roofs, small green tiles, lattice windows, white powder walls, and bluestone slabs gather harmoniously together. And the residential houses are reasonably gathered, the streets are directly connected, and the paving faces echo, the small bridges.


【Yangjiang Autumn Moon】

Lujia Village is the location of the "Yangjiang Autumn Moon" in the eight sights of Guilin. The eight sights in Guilin include the ancient eight scenic spots and the new eight sceneries. The ancient eight scenes are: Zizhou misty rain, Guiling sunny haze, Dongdu Chunlan, Xifeng Sunset Glow, Yaoshan Winter snow, Shundong smoked wind, Qingbi sky, and Qixia land; the old eight sights scenes are: Diecai Hefeng, Yangjiang Qiuyue, Hushan Red clouds, Duxiu Qifeng, Beixiu Zilan, Rongcheng Guyin, Nanxi Xinji, Wuling Xiayun.


The Yangjiang River in the "Yangjiang Autumn Moon" is the Taohua River. The area from the Feiqiao Bridge to Shengli Bridge is the most beautiful section of the Taohua River. The river here is clear, the water is winding slowly, and the mountains are clear. What a picturesque idyllic landscape.

【Shooting Place of Film the Journey to The West】

What makes Lujia Village famous is the shooting location of the film "Journey to the West". In the opening title of the film version of "Journey to the West", the picture scenery comes from Lujia Village, which has become the pride of the people in Lujia Village today. On the east side of the village, there is also a small "impression of journey to the west" landscape, rockery, pond, and statues of four monks, all erected for visitors to visit for free.

On the east side of the village, there is also a small "impression of traveling westward" landscape, rockery, pond, and statues of four monks, all erected for visitors to visit for free. If you go to Reed Flute Cave of Guilin, you may stop by Lujia Village.


Travel tips:

Chinese name: 鲁家村

Ticket: free

Opening hours: all day

Recommended time to visit: 3 hours

Transportation: Take bus No. 213 and get off at Lu (Xiao) Jia Village.

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