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Seven Star Park is on the eastern side of the Li River, which covers 120 hectares and includes peaks, rivers, caves, gardens and relics. It is the largest, most beautiful multiple park in Guilin. The park boasts of the green hills, crystal water, fantastic caves and beautiful rocks.
Flower Bridge, a 5-arch bridge in the park, is famous for its elegant style. It was originally built in the Song Dynasty and rebuilt in 1965. The length of the bridge is 134.66 meters.
Putuo Peak is the most premier attraction of the park because of its karst caves and pavilions. Among the caves is Seven Star Cave, which was an underground river a million years ago. There are three stories in the cave. The middle story with a length of 814 meters is open to visitors. Fantastic stalactites and stalagmites in the cave are very attractive. The pavilions on Putuo Peak are exquisite.
Guihai Stele Grotto is to the south of Yueya Hill. The Grotto is a natural museum holding a great number of valuable ancient stone tablets and inscriptions. The contents are concerned about politics, economy, military affairs, culture and the relationship of nationalities in ancient China. The inscriptions are in forms of verse, epitaph, antithetical couplet, prose, drawing, etc. The styles of calligraphy include regular, irregular, official scripts and seal characters. They certainly enjoy high artistic and historic value.
To the east of Seven-Star Hill stands the Camel Hill, at the foot of which the US president Bill Clinton once made a public speech on environmental protection in 1998. Besides, the Seven-Star Cave, the zoo and potted landscape Garden are worthy of being seen.
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