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Located on the outskirts of Guilin, Yao Mountain got its name from a Yao emperor temple, which was built, in the Tana dynasty in the top of the mountain. It boasts because of the natural beauty and the highest mountain in Guilin. There are different views in different season. Spring the mountain is full of colorful azaleas, summers has pine and bamboo to view. The mountain is covers with the red maple leaves and chrysanthemum flowers in autumn, and snow flakes covers all over the mountain in winter.
It received its name from a Yao emperor temple, which was built the top of the mountain in the Tang dynasty. Each season offers a different view. In spring azalea flowers are everywhere, in summer the bamboo compete with each other for greenness and in autumn the red maples with falling leaves make the hill appear as though it's afire. The winter's snow on mountains is as transparent as pure crystal.
The Hill has several places of interest including Yao Temple , White Deer Temple , Jade Breast Pond and Tianci Field. Jingjiang King Tomb's covering over 100 square meters are the most famous attractions in the area.
Completed in 1996, a 1,416.18 meter long cable car connects the top and the foot and offers bird's-eye views of wonderful peaks and surrounds. The 1,000m sloping track has 18 curves, which enables tourists to travel through mysterious forest.
The cable car was imported from Doppelmatry Cable Car Co. Austria. It is equipped with an alarm system, a TV monitor protection system. The cable is 1416.18m long from the bottom to the top. You will have a panoramic view about the whole city.
The toboggan slide, which is stimulating and interesting, was imported from WIGAND Toboggan Co. Germany. It is 100m long with 18 turns sliding down from the top. You will have a beautiful view of rocks, flowers and brooks on each side when you down the mountain with the slide.
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