Guilin is a captivating grand city in the southwest of China. It is renowned for pleasant Karst mountains and the Li River. It has been the most motivating spot for Chinese artists and specialists for a great many years. The excellence of Guilin has been prized by ages to ages. There is an old Chinese saying to praise its astounding common magnificence: “Guilin’s excellence is the best under paradise”. Notwithstanding, numerous individuals don’t think about is that Guilin’s magnificence isn’t restricted in the City, the open country and the encompassing ethnic minority towns are considerably progressively stunning.
One of the most terrific ethnic minority towns close by Guilin is Longji, 100km away in 2 hours driving. Longji in Chinese signifies “monster’s spine”. Many “Zhuang”, “Yao”, “Miao” minority bunches are living here today. They are living in the conventional wooden and bamboo houses sited in favor of mountains. 3,280 feet high on the mountains are Longji Terraced Rice Fields where is the most seasoned, the most well known, dazzling, and ceaselessly cultivated rice patios in China. The rice porch has the historical backdrop of over 600 years. It was first built in Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368) and finished in early Qing Dynasty (1644). The Longji individuals are persevering and clever. At the point when they originally settled here, there is a bad situation for them to develop crops. So as to endure, they splendidly terraced the mountain sides, and developed rice on every little smoothed surface. With their diligence and adherence, they made the mind boggling Longji Terraced Rice Field.
The fields spread a region of more than 66 square kilometers. How superb it is! The terraced rice fields resembles a mythical beast’s scales, while the summit of the fields is much the same as the foundation of the winged serpent. On the off potential for success that you having on a peak, you will the mountain edges broadening like an exuberant mammoth Chinese Dragon wilding on the earth. This is the reason individuals called here as the Longji Terraced Rice Field.
The most energizing thing is that the view of the Longji rice porch is changed with seasons. In spring, all pieces of the patio are brimming with the water, with the refection of the daylight it would seem that mirrors. You could see the blue sky and the fleecy mists in the “reflect”. Nearby individuals considered it the “reflect patio”. In summer, you will see the rice plumule became development, much the same as the little green backwoods. Pre-winter is the gather season. The greater part of the rice is sitting tight for workers harvesting. In any case, that doesn’t mean you can not see anything as of now, despite what might be expected, you will astonished seeing the “brilliant pagoda” on the mountain. That is extremely terrific! The beguiling of the rice porch won’t stop in winter, on the off chance that you visit here as of now, the entire mountain will be secured with day off. Much the same as a white mythical beast lying on the mountain. So when you choose to come here you need not to stress over the seasons. In the event that you have opportunity you may come here whenever.
Longji has much more to see aside from the rice porch. The ethnic minority culture here is amazing as well. Longji is a land lives different ethnic gatherings. At the point when you show up at this secretive land, it resembles visiting a live historical center of China’s ethnic minority gatherings. On the highest point of the mountains you would meet the Yao ethnic gathering. Yao ladies are particularly gifted in weaving, weaving and passing on. Silver are their preferred adornments.
At the point when you are strolling in the open country or climbing around there, you will constantly meet ladies with substantial silver hoops. All the more incredibly, Yao ladies dress their enormously long hairs like huge caps. This has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World’s Records. Other than the Yao People, you would likewise meet the Zhuang and Miao minority individuals. Every one of the ethnic gatherings has its own language, music, nourishment, custom, and outfits. It’s actually a magnificent spot to take a brief trip and see.
On the off chance that you are a climber, at that point Longji Terraced Rice Field is a spot ought not be missed. Climbing starting with one town then onto the next not just permits you to get up near these mountain minority clans with their reality, yet additionally offers you the stupendous perspectives on characteristic magnificence and the Longji Terraced Rice Field. All and all, Longji is astonishing; see it through your eyes.