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Brief Introduction of Xiufeng District

Xiufeng District, located in the Midwest of downtown Guilin, is the culture, commerce, tourism, finance, entertainment, shopping and leisure center. It is famous for the Solitary Beauty Peak, who has the reputation of One Pillar in the South. The Chinese verse“The scenery of Guilin has been called the finest under heaven” is the Guilin governor Wang Zhenggong in 790AD put forward for the first time in the Lu Ming fest and cliff carving in Xiufeng alone; hence, Guilin landscape is famous all over the world.

The total area of Xiufeng District is 53.5 square kilometers. It includes three street offices( Xiufeng, Lijun and Jia Shan), has more than 200,000 people. The average population density is 2240 people per square kilometer. There are lots of scenery spots, which elevate Guilin as the International Tourism Pearl or Historical and Cultural City. For example, there are the picturesque Li River, Peach Blossom River wind through, the famous Reed Flute Cave, which enjoys the reputation of “Natural Amaze”, the Solitary Beauty Peak, Western Hills, Hidden Hills , Jia Hills, Millennium Hawthorn and so on, all these landscapes are pavilions with the Ancient South Gate of Song Dynasty, Military Governors mansion of Ming Dynasty and other human landscape. Night trip to Two Rivers and Four Lakes is said to be one of the top tourist attractions in the country. Along with the Central Square, Zhongshan Road, Cross Street, Zhengyang Walking Street, is the city’s most bustling shopping center.

Since the reform and opening up, the economy of Xiufeng District has changed dramatically. It is now dominated by commercial service-oriented tertiary industry basically established. Industry begun to take shape, formed in a variety of categories and product lines such as medicine, electronics food additives, machinery manufacturing, and agriculture including fish, flowers and other six pillar industries.

Under the new initiative to increase tourism and economically develop Guilin, the local government prioritized the protection of the Li River, development of Lingui, and the creation of a new Guilin. One of the guidelines of the new initiative was to geographically expand Xiufeng District’s Qintan Park. The expansion connected the older parts of the town with the newer counterpart, creating a joint enterprise was and will be critical to the overall development of the Xiufeng District. Xiufeng District is both the geographic and economical center of Guilin. And as the central district, Xiufeng District continues to strive for a better investment environment and take advantage of opportunities from Western development and the ASEAN expo. Such opportunities has positively affected Xiufeng District’s business service, tourism, entertainment, and high-tech industries. Such economical, cultural, and environmental growth fuels the creation of a more business friendly, socially stable, environmentally beautiful, and economically diverse city. The further stages of the government’s initiative will take advantage of the Qintan area, Peach Blossom Resort, and Guilin’s native and unique culture and cultivate it to a leading, international tourist city.