Fuli is A quiet town, 8 kilometers
(5miles) east of Yangshuo County. It takes 20
minutes to drive from Yangshuo, Fuli has a history
of 800 years. Here you can find nice small factories
making painted paper fans. The barber shop, a
small local Chinese pharmacy all have some special
stories to tell. You can also get there by a bike
Fuli is a town with two faces. On
one side is the new town which is next to the
main road that leads to Guangdong province. On
the other side is the old town which is on the
bank of the Li River. The old town still has all
of its old houses which you can peek into and
see the simple lives of the local people. Wandering
around the town you will see all the traditional
new years decorations which remain in place for
the entire year. A walk around this old town is
a very memorable experience. Fuli also has markets
on any day of the month that ends in 1,4 or 7.
Warning - Fuli market attracts a number of pick
pockets. Just take your essentials there with
Local minivans operate as buses and
leave from the bus station in Yangshuo in every
few minutes. The best way to get to Fuli however
is by bicycle. There is a little used village
road that goes along the Li river bank and through
very scenic areas and small villages. Eventually
the road leads to the Li river which you need
to cross on a small wooden boat. The boats go
across and back every few minutes and drop you
off right next to the 3 sisters cafe. Here you
can leave your bikes free of charge while you
wander around the old town or visit the market.
This restaurant also produces great food and has
Three huge rocks in the bank of the
river known as Rocks of Three Girls (Three Sisters).
this named after three gfirld who are belived
to become immortal. After you walk up the steps,
you will come to Kuixing Tower, which is another
gate to Fuli Village. The Tower offers you a bird's-eye
view of the river and mountains.
Fuli is also great for purchasing
scroll paintings and Chinese fans. The fans are
made here and you can observe how they are made.
three huge rocks in north of the Pavilion
are believed to be the place where three village
girls became immortals. Therefore, the rocks are
known as Rocks of Three Girls. Walking up the
steps from the river, you will come to Kuixing
Tower, which is another gate to Fuli Village.
The Tower offers you a bird's-eye view of the
river and mountains.