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Address: Yiling Village, Yangshuo County, China
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Phone Number: +86 773 877 6999
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Gold water cave yangshou china

Don't do what I did and spend time doing the gold water cave tour just to get to the hot springs. Go in the back door straight to the place of intent and SOAK. My husband thinks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
kristina s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't do what I did and spend time doing the gold water cave tour just to get to the hot springs. Go in the back door straight to the place of intent and SOAK. My husband thinks the Chinese government installed hot water plumbing into the caves just so they can advertise them as hot springs to tourists. Something you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These caves are a bit of fun! They have some sections of the cave network covered in lights (very arty and very commercial) which are s decent enough attraction themselves however it's the mud and "hot spring" parts of the cave that are truly hilarious! The mud cave is literally a small pool of mud...and it is disgusting! It's gritty... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Don't waste your time or entrance fee. Many of what were authentic villages are now closed off and are by admission ticket only. They are re arranged to fit what might be expected. It was vulgar- assuming that 'native' people wore only skins and had totem poles with large carvings of female genitals. A little boat takes you around past... More 

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Hong Kong
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Impressed with the whole arrangement. If you have many westerners, they will group you with an English speaking guide. If you are having a mud bath you change into their slippers and all your personal belongings are locked up in their lockers for RMB15 per lock. Just bring your towel and bathing suit with you. It costs RMB73 for the... More 

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1 Thank CassavaHK
George, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is also called the Cold Water Caves. ¥74 gives you entrance to these magnifisant series of caves that seems like they go on forever and are on four different levels. Inside you can swim in the hot springs as well as take a mud bath. Something different and very enjoyable.

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Thank Georgesmall
Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

As many reviewers have pointed out, it is very touristy here and there are lots of people trying to sell things to you, or charge you for photographs. However, we didn't find that the people were not pushy and left us alone to enjoy our trip. The cave tour wasn't very interesting for us, as we have seen far more... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We went to Gold Water Cave, formerly known as Buddha cave, and were in the hot springs section when the grossly incompetent staff turned the lights off. It was pitch black, cold, and we had no way of knowing when the lights would come back on. Luckily for us the hotel employees at our hotel noticed that we had been... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Visiting “Water Cave” in Guilin Yangshuo, I unintentionally sightly walked over a camera tripod installed in the middle of the walkway by people selling photos inside the cave. The tripod was very poorly installed with its legs almost closed, unstable, and unattended by its owner who was obviously waiting for someone to push it over. The camera felt on the... More 

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2 Thank Regis V
Shanghai Region, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

The place is a quit comfortable option during a raining day in Yangshuo. A bit weird is the lighting inside the cave more like disco fever style. The cave have some corner which are looks nice. Finally after your visit you can take a mud bath and an enjoyable hot spring bath. We're a bit unlucky because we had few... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

The Chinese sure do love their coloured lights!! Made the caves feel kinda tacky and not real. Would have much preferred just a standard colour of lighting rather than everything looking so fluro. And the tour guide was all in Mandarin. So would have much preferred to just look around the caves without the guide, and without all the people... More 

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