Yu Hill Park
Hill Park is located in the north of Guilin nearby the
Li River. It is named from Yu hill and the emperor Yu
Temple. The park has a characteristic of wonderful hill,
deep and quiet cave, beautiful garden and divine temple.
It's the resource of Guilin scenery and the cradle of
Guilin history and culture.
Yu hill, with its towering crags and dense forests,
is rather peaceful and secluded. At its western foot,
Shao yin cave goes from north to south. The breezes
run through the cave, mix the babbling of royal beneficence
stream and the roaring of forests to make a music, just
like Sho music."Warm breeze in the sun cave" is one
of the eight famous sightseeing spots.
Yu Hill has a long history of development. There ere
lost of human resources and cultural scenery. Which
enrich the history and culture. The emperor Yu temple
was built in Qing Dynasty to commemorate the visit of
emperor Yu on his southern inspection tour. Being the
earliest temple of Guilin, it has been regarded as a
place of perfect happiness, having affected great numbers
of pilgrims through the ages. Now there are 65 ancient
carvings existed in Yu Hill. The most distinguished
are: sun temple table of which dictions were made by
Han Yunqing, hand-wring tings hand sheik, inscription
lid binging respectively (tang dynasty); and the "jinxing
new you temple" by shoji (song dynasty);on the precipice
at the east foot of the hill, a caving of goddess of
mercy which has a 1400-year history inject more color
to the park.
As a delicate park of Guile, the construction
of the park is very new. It combines the traditional
and modem construction features. It embodies eastern
and western style, it seems uniquely delightful.
In the north section of the park, the park, there are
springs, waterfalls, grasslands, and flowers, full of
modern atmosphere. In the south section, the rebuilt
Emperor Yu Temple appears a great force. Five Blessings
Tower, which is named form the traditional auspicious
words "Five blessings come to one's house" is bright
and brilliant. The "safety bell" in it prays for a steady
grow of the country and happiness Life for its people.
"Nine spheroid Heaven" which was made of three big pieces
of marble will give you an imagination that you'll have
a smooth vary for your development. "Elegance collecting
Garden" collects a lot of grotesque and precious stone
for the visitors to appreciate. "Jiu Qu Liu Shang" ("wine
cups flow on a winding brook" is full of wit and humor.
"The Pleasant and Refreshing Garden" has lots of exquisite
and vivid rockeries "Echo wall", "Couple world", Intellect",
"Hearing Shao Building" and "south Fragrance Pavilion"
all show their Charms to you.
Yu Hill Park, a new view of Guile's travel,
will give you a new felling.