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Moon Hill

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8 km from Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were all sweaty by the time we reached the top of Moonhill. Once you get there, you can go off track and climb even a little bit higher. As long as the weather is dry, it is perfectly save and you will get an...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MPoelman06
Reviewed 4 January 2019

I saw this several years ago as part of an all Chinese internal holiday package where I was the only westerner on it (bugger when you don't speak any Chinese though). A huge and quite symmetrical natural hole right through the massive hill, was well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lyberg
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

If you are ready for lots of stairs this place is worth going for the view. Entrance is 11 yen and worth it. It is a long climb to the top but the views are AMAZING. The stairs are in quite a bad state towards...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Crille1810
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Rode here from Yang Shuo. The hawkers are not as bad as others make out (by international standards), they are persistent but a polite 'bu yao'does the trick until they ask again in 5 minutes. Defintely walk up, might take 25mins to the top if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bennyj1234
Reviewed 14 December 2018

We rode our bikes here from our hotel. This is a great way to go, easy parking too. The hike is not long but it is steep with stairs most of the way. There are many benches to rest on the whole way up. There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank michaelaH2358PB
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Did not actually pay the entrance fee to hike the hill. I wasn’t that keen to hike 1 hour uphill Quite an interesting sight regardless and I would stop for a photo if in the area. Suggestion : eat at Moon Hill Cafe located next...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank babypig82
Reviewed 26 November 2018

it is about a 15-20 minute walk up the stairs to reach the moon (whole in the rock). if you walk a little further you will have a beautiful view of the whole surroundings which I enjoyed more than the moon rock itself.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zwinky1
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

restaurant lunch stop. chicken 168 yuan, forget it. picture from the street, not acessable by foot as far as i could see. overated. meutermedia

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Good step training, 900 up and 900 down. Envairoment was okay for those who's condition are average. It's not so hard to walk up or down , but if one have something problem with knees or hips, maybe no go item? But when you get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Decoserpent
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Entrance fee is 11 yuan. After 20-30 minutes of walking up the hill, you pass through the arch and reach the top platform on the other side. The stairs are in good condition, but it seems they would be slippery on a wet day. For...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Laurie L
20 March 2017|
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Response from keithgwilliams8 | Reviewed this property |
We did the bike ride along the banks of the nearby river and ended up at the cafe at the foot of Moon Hill. The bike ride was comfortable with not many hills to climb and I found it relatively easy and I am a 71 year old... More
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Response from Suzan D | Reviewed this property |
I never saw a glass water bottle my entire trip, there are sealed plastic water bottles everywhere in china. I was in the country for 2 weeks and had the local water in teas and coffees and it is safe. I wouldn't drink river... More