Highlights Archives: Yangshuo West Street
West Street is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1,400 years. Situated at the center of Yangshuo County, West Street has become, since the 1980′s, a window of eastern and western culture and the biggest ‘foreign language center’ in China. Visitors are attracted to West Street by its unique mix of cultures. West Street is 517 meters (1,696 feet) long and 8 meters (26 feet) wide, meandering in an ‘S’ along its length. Being completely paved with marble it is a typical example of a southern China street. It is greatly admired by foreigners for its simple style and courtyard-like setting. There is a saying about West Street that ‘half is village while the other half is stores’. Because, at times, foreigners outnumber Chinese, West Street is also called ‘foreigners’ street’. Visiting West Street , you may see a multitude of items, from embroidered silk cloth, wax-painted weaving, to ethnic costumes made of batik fabric. At night, the restaurants on “Foreigner’s Street” are crowded with diners. With facades decorated stylishly with tree bark, palm leaves and colorful lights, these restaurants all boast their own specialties.
Customize your travel
In addition to the tour packages, we are happy to customize tours for you:
- Add other cities to the packages
- Extend stays in selected cities
Customize an itinerary for you that combine any of the following cities:
- China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Fiji, India and others.