Yinshui Dong Village

Yinshui Dong Village in Longsheng

Grace Wang
508 Words/2 Minutes, By Grace Wang, Updated February 03, 2023
  • Name: Yinshui Dong Village/银水侗寨/yin shui dong zhai
  • Where: 10 minutes driving from Longsheng County and 1 hour driving from Ping'an Village, about 45 minutes driving to Longsheng Hot Spring
  • Open hours: 08:030-17:30
  • Entrace fee: RMB10
  • Tour time: 1 Hour
  • Best time to visit: April - October
  • Get to there: 92 Km and about 1.5 hours from Qintan Bus Station to Yinshui Dong Village
  • What to visit: Wind and Rain Bridges, The Hanging Houses, Dong Ethnic Minority Who Can Sing and Dance
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Brief Introduction

Located 1.5 kilometers away from Longsheng County, Yinshui (silver water) Dong Village is a traditional village with a picturesque landscape. There is a waterfall near the village that resembles a silver chain, hence the beautiful name. The Dong people started settling here as early as the Tang Dynasty. The village is built in a valley and the mountain slopes are very steep.

Yinshui Dong Village is composed of two kinds of wooden constructions. One is the drum-tower buildings with square piled eaves, while the other is the famous Wind-and-Rain Bridge combing a pavilion and a corridor. These buildings are quite unique and distinctive.

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Today, people from Yinshui Village still maintain their traditional folk customs. Almost all the Dong people are good at singing traditional folk songs. You will be delighted and intrigued by their costumes, folk songs, dances, and legends, among other cultural experiences.

Tourists will have a chance to taste the local delicacies of Yinshui Dong Village, like pickled pork, fish, and duck. They’ll also be able to experience a serene environment.

How to plan a Longji trip?

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  • 1-day hasty trip: Guilin - Longsheng County - Yinshui Dong Village - Longji Terraced Fields(Ping'an Village and Ancient Zhuang Village) - Back to Guilin.
  • A suitable 2-day trip: Day 1 - Guilin to Longji, visit Ping'an Village and Ancient Zhuang Village; Day 2 - Explore the villages and Hiking to Ancient Zhuang Village and drive to Yinshui Dong Village, then back to Guilin
  • 2 days Hot Spring trip: Day 1, Guilin - Longsheng County - Yinshui Dong Village - Hot Spring, stay overnight; Day 2, short hiking around and drive back to Guilin or to the terraced fields.
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