Situated in South China, Guilin is like a glittering pearl on a green carpet, the scenery here enjoys the praise of "top landscape in the world". Guilin is a world-famous scenic city, famous for its unrivalled karst landscape, exquisite mountains, limpid rivers, wired caves and beautiful rocks. Besides the unparallel scenery, the city also boasts its time-honored history. Guilin has been the political, economic and cultural center of Guangxi since more than 1,000 years ago. The Lingqu Canal built 214 B.C. in Xing'an County has witnessed the change during these 2,000 years.
Guilin is also a well-developed tourist center with convenient transportation, communication and accommodation facilities. You can enter Guilin by air, by train or by bus and get around on free buses. From luxury hotels to hostels, from splendid restaurants to local snacks, you are sure to find that your needs will be met beyond your expectations.
Tourist Information Center
Guilin Tourist Information Center (GTIC) is a government-affiliated tourism institution. It was established in 1994 by the Guilin Municipal Tourism Bureau. The main responsibility of Guilin Tourism Information Center is to the last and most authoritative professional comprehensive tourist information to visitors for free. The mission of GTIC is to make the most of the social contributions of the tourism industry to the economy development in Guilin and to make tourist journey to Guilin a impressive lifetime memory.
Main Services of GTIC:
Main responsibilities: providing tourist information to foreign visitors, publicizing national policies and regulations of tourism industry and solving problems and difficulties that visitors encounter while in Guilin tour.
Face to face inquiry service
Main responsibilities: offering practical advice in tourism information of all areas.
Offer advice in practically all areas of tourist information, such as accommodations, sightseeing, shopping, minority nationality performances, and making transport reservations.
For emergency matters, please call to the office of GTIC in Guilin: (86)773 280 0318
Office Hours: 8:30-22:00 (GMT+0800)
Office of Guilin Municipal Tourism Bureau & Guilin Tourist Information Center:
Address: 14 North Ronghu Road, Diecai District, Guilin, Guangxi, P.R.China
Tel: (86)773 280 0318
Fax: (86)773 282 7491
Seven Tourist Booths of GTIC in Guilin Downtown
Rong &Shan Lake
How to get there: take bus No. 1, No. 10 or No.22 to Yishu Guan (Art Museum) or Lize Qiao (Lize Bridge) bus stop, and ask a local for the exact way to the booth.
Central Square in downtown Guilin
How to get there: take bus No. 1, No. 22 to Zhongxin Guangchang (Central Square) bus stop, and walk for a few minutes to get there.
How to get there: take bus No.1 or No. 2 to Nanmen Qiao(South Gate Bridge) bus stop, and walk along the Zhong shan Road for a few minutes to get there. It is near the Guilin Main Bus Station.
Lijiang International Airport
How to get there: at the Domestic Arrival Hall of Guilin Liangjiang International Airport.
How to get there: take bus No. 10, No.11 or No.14 to Qixing Gongyuan(Seven-Star Park) bus stop, and then you will find it in front of the entrance to Seven-Star Park.
Guilin Bus Station
The information booth is situated in front of the Guilin Bus Station; you can take No.1, 2, 33, 99,100 buses to get there.
Guilin Municipal Tourism Bureau
Guilin Municipal Tourism Burea is fictional department of the Guilin Municipal People’s Government. It was established on 24th, May 1984. The bureau is in charge of administrating and operating related affairs of Tourism in Guilin. The main responsibilities of the bureau are drafting out the policies and rules for the local tourism development, working out tourism regulations, standards or criterion of the quality of tourism service, drawing up the annual program and pushing the implementation of the general planning in tourism industry development.
Guilin Municipal Tourism Bureau
14 North Ronghu Road, Guilin, Guangxi, China (PRC), 541001