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West Street, a Global Village 
 
Yangshuo Scenery --- Night Life in West street
Yangshuo Scenery --- West Street, 'the global village'
Yangshuo West Street --- Restaurants, Cafes
West Street, Yangshuo
Situated at the center of Yangshuo County, West Street is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1,400 years. West Street is now the most prosperous district in Yangshuo. When finishing the Li River cruise, visitros enter the West street.

The world famed West Street is 517 meters (1,696 feet) long and 8 meters (26 feet) wide, meandering in an 'S' along its length. Being completely paved with marble it is a typical example of a southern China street. West Street is also called 'foreigners' street' by many Chinese tourists, it is a typical "China Town" in a foreigner's eye. Don't be surprised if you hear English words spoken by elderly Chinese women, for West Street is called 'the global village'. Besides the local accent of Yangshuo, English has become the language for daily use. West Street is modern and fashionable, nearly every store has bilingual shop signs, and more than 20 stores have been opened by foreigners who have settled here.

In West Street, Chinese visitors may think they are in a foreign country, while foreigners come here to search for the ancient civilization of China. However, whether you are Chinese or a foreigner, West Street is a perfect place to take a rest, both physical and psychological. West Street will drive all of your pressures and burdens away, and give you a calmer view of life. It shows different faces at different times: calm and peaceful in the morning, while trendy and modern in the evening. Traveling to West Street is an experience to be with the landscape, with the people, with the soul, and with yourself.

Visiting West Street, you will be surrounded by an array of traditional folk and amazing international elements. Various folk-custom stores, traditional craftworks shops, painting and calligraphy stores, backpack shops, cafes, and Chinese Kung Fu academies jostle for attention. You may see a plenty of items, from embroidered silk cloth, wax-painted weaving, to tiny shoes worn by women in old times. In addition, elsewhere on the street you may find bars and cafes, some run by foreigners, decorated with bamboo rafts, fish baskets, wax-painted tablecloths, and so on.

You can find various styles of foods from all over the world in West Street: ciba (a kind of Chinese rice cake) and rice noodle of Yangshuo, authentic Italian coffee, banana cake, Western style food, etc. Well, choose a cafe, ask for a cup of coffee and let the pretty scenery and dulcet music take you to a world rest and relaxation.

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