Guilin, Reed Flute Cave, China

City of Guillin
Reed Flute Cave



Pictures by: Father Tomas Del Valle-Reyes & Mark A. Torres

Reed Flute Cave

Lake inside the cave, with artificial lighting.

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The Reed Flute Cave (Chinese: pinyin: Lúdí Yán) is a landmark and tourist attraction in Guilin, Guangxi, China. It is a natural limestone cave with multicolored lighting and has been one of Guilin’s most interesting attractions for over 1200 years.
It is over 180 million years old. he cave got its name from the type of reed growing outside, which can be made into melodious flutes. Guilin, Reed Flute Cave, China Reed Flute Cave is filled with a large number of stalactites, stalagmites and rock formations in weird and wonderful shapes. Inside, there are more than 70 inscriptions written in ink, which can be dated back as far as 792 AD in the Tang Dynasty. These aged inscriptions tell us that it has been an attraction in Guilin since ancient times. It was rediscovered in the 1940s by a group of refugees and has since received many VIPs.