Welcome to Solitary Beauty Peak & Prince City Scenic Area

Introduction

Solitary Beauty Peak & Prince City Scenic Area consists of Jingjiang Prince City and the Solitary Beauty Peak, which is the national key cultural relics protection unit. It is located in the center of Guilin city and the Solitary Beauty Peak is in the middle of scenic area. An emperor in Yuan Dynasty was living under the peak and the Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang of Ming Dynasty granted his grandson Zhu Shouqian as a feudal vassal under the name of “Jingjiang” and placed his mansions here. Then this area became the Jingjiang Prince City.

Opening Hours:

Spring & Fall: 7:30 – 18:00
Summer: 7:30 – 18:30
Winter: 8:00 – 18:00

Hotline

0773-2851941

The Prince City of Fengshui

    The scenic area is regarded as a precious place of geomantic omen in Guilin, where raised two emperors and 14 Jingjiang princes of 11 generations. In the Qing dynasty, it was the Imperial Examination Hall in Guangxi. During the period of the republic of China, Sun Yat-Sen once stationed in here for the northern expedition. Li Zhongren, Bai Chongxi, Huang Xuchu had worked here as well. Here was a saying that widely spread: "Beijing's Forbidden City in the North, Guilin's Prince City in the South".
    Jingjiang Prince City's location and architectural layout, was designed according to the ideal of Ming dynasty's Fengshui theory. To the North there is Diecai Hill; To the South there is Elephant Hill; And in the Prince City there is Solitary Beauty Peak. Three hills arrange a line from south to north. It makes the ideal pattern of traditional Fengshui where is unique in Guilin. It is a pride to Jingjiang Prince of different generations. According to the Prince Zhuangjian, it's the No.1 in Guangxi.