|Yangshuo is about 40 miles (65km) south of Guilin, and it is situated right at the Li River.so it is easy to stroll along the river from the town and catch glimpses of traditional fishermen with cormorants. This city is also a very old town set among craggy limestone pinnacles. The place is characterized by crystal clear rivers, limestone crags, lush vegetation and traditional Chinese architecture and customs, which have been immortalized in Chinese classical landscape paintings and poetry. The beautiful natural scenery so admired by painters and poets has made Yangshou famous throughout China and internationally, as its reputation spreads.
West Street is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1,400 years. It named for many of the inhabitants along the street are foreigners. In the street, you won't go around without coming across a foreigner. Small shops and stalls selling art crafts, souvenirs, and local specialties line the street.