Longsheng All Attraction
In Longsheng County of Guilin, a area is known as Longji, which means the dragon's backbone in Chinese.Longji in Chinese means "Dragon's Backbone". When climbing to the top of it and looking down at the nearby terraced rice fields, you will have the feeling that you are standing on the dragon's back as the terraced rice paddies look like the shining scales of the dragon.It is an area where the entire mountain range is covered with terraced rice fields. They were built over more than a thousand years, which are not only a faming miracle for creativity and scale, but also exceptionally beautiful and different during the four seasons. Scattered across the rice fields are ethnic minority villages. It is unique that so many different minority groups live in the same area in harmony and have yet maintained their own unique traditions.Longsheng is a mountainous county famous for its Dragon's Backbone rice terraces Field - Longji terraces, Hot spring, colorful mixture of Dong, Zhuang, Yao and Miao ethnic groups, Village, and rich local specialties, For exmple Longji tea, peppers, watery wine, glutinous rice, soapstone wares, bamboo wares.
Its population: 167,000, area: 2,442 sq km
Longsheng Scenery and Folkways
The national customs of the Longsheng are rich and colorful from the pole Dancing of the Zhuang to Harmony Folk Songs of the Dong. The Reed-Pipe Dancing, Bride Carrying water and Long Drum Dancing of the yao to the stick of lncense Dancing of Miao,. They all have their own distinctive national Characteristics, The colorful customs and folk songs are pleasing to both the eyes and mind. The fragrant Pearl Oil Tea Of the Miao and the mellow Dragons Backbone Wine of the Zhuang, the Alid Banquet of the Dong and Bamboo Rice of the Yao possess their own ethnic flavors as well as these Fascinating Customs and traditions,. There are many buildings of different styles, the ingenious Drum Tower, the wind Rain Bridge of the Dong and the Dras Jiac Tower of the Zhuang, if you come here, you will certainly be treated cordially by the hospitable nationalities.
Four different ethnic minorities
As well as amazing scenery, Longsheng is also the area to visit for culture. Since it is home to four different ethnic minorities, you have the opportunity to see firsthand the rich variety of customs in this district. The most visible cultural differences are perhaps the costumes worn by the local women. In Dazhai, see the embroidered pink costumes, the heavy, silver earrings, and the extremely long hair of the Yao women. In Ping'an, you will notice the Zhuang women wearing white shirts, black pants, and brightly coloured towels on their heads. As you look out at the vast mountain panoramas, it is a real spectacle to see women dressed in such finery working the fields.