Assembling Dragon Cave

Assembling Dragon Cave
Assembling Dragon Cave
Located six kilometers (3.7 miles) south of Yangshuo County, Assembling Dragon Cave, aka Julong Tan Cave, is at the foot of Ma Hill (Horse Hill) between Moon Hill and Big Banyan Tree, all along the idyllic Ten-Mile Gallery

It is widely believed that Guilin boasts the most beautiful scenery in China, and Yangshuo scenery is the most beautiful of Guilin. Assembling Dragon Cave is a pearl inlaid in Yangshuo scenery characterized by pretty rocks, strange caves and clear waters.

Assembling Dragon Cave comprises Black Cave and Water Cave. The Assembling Dragon Cave gets its name from the surrounding peaks, like circling dragons, and the numerous stalactites with shapes suggesting images of dragons in diversified postures.

This is the only Karst cave in Yangshuo which can be admired both by land and by boat. It is over 1,000 meters (1,094 yards) long, 25 meters (82 feet) high at its highest point and 30 meters (33 yards) across at its widest with a quarter of the sightseeing route navigable by boat. Next to the watercourse there is a plank road equipped with guardrails. Visitors can watch the inner sights on foot or by boat as they like.

The scenery inside is an extraordinary masterpiece of nature without any artificial management. In it, the spectacular Karst scenery is too amazing to miss. There are too many astonishing sights such as stalagmites, stalactites, stone pillars, waterfalls, and underground rivers for visitors to take in. The pool inside the Assembling Dragon Cave is the seemingly bottomless Wudi Pool. Floating along the underground river in the pool, visitors can row their boats through Assembling Dragon Cave and come out from the back while experiencing a drop height of several meters.

There are many enthralling waters and mountains gathered around Assembling Dragon Cave, as well as many pavilions, terraces, and towers built in the style of local minorities' architecture. Antiphonal singing with 'Sanjie Liu' (an excellent folk singer of Zhuang ethnic minority in ancient China) can also entertain visitors on their trip.

The Assembling Dragon Cave's natural beauty accompanied with its cultural displays has made it the most distinctive scenic spot in Guilin, and attracts millions of international visitors.

How to get to Assembling Dragon Cave from Yangshuo

1. Rent a battery car or bycicle from Yangshuo County.
2. Take a taxi to reach the cave, and the fare is around CNY 35.
Entrance Fee CNY 45;
Free for children under 1.2m (3.9 feet).
Opening Hours 8:00 - 16:30
Recommended Time for a Visit 1h
- Last updated on Sep. 28, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Assembling Dragon Cave
Asked by john from SINGAPORE | Oct. 07, 2013 10:16Reply
is the assembling dragon cave open during winter (end Dec)?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jerry | Oct. 08, 2013 01:43

Yes, it still opens in December.
Asked by Mr.Terry from UK | Mar. 13, 2011 00:39Reply

I am keen to visit the "Dragon Cave" but any bus to there? From Yangshuo and how much?

Does the river cruise inside the cave included in the entrance fee (45 RMB)?

Answers (1)
Answered by Mr.Jerry | Mar. 14, 2011 00:56

It is not far away from the center of Yangshuo. Taking a taxi is also advisavle, so you can take the frequent battery cars or hire a bike to reach. The entrance feeinclude the cruise ship inside the cave.
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