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Show runs daily. 1 hour in the evening. Can buy tickets easily in town from hotels, guides and agencies. Directed by Zhang Yi Mo. Chinese language not necessary
Lijiang Shanshui Theater, Yangshuo County, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely not necessary to purchase the expensive seats. Children age 6 and 11 were a bit board, but my husband and I enjoyed it tremendously. We hesitated booking as we thought it would be too cheesy and too crowded, but were pleasantly surprised. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank isabelle c
Reviewed 13 February 2019

A must visit for those holidaying in Yangshuo, China. Its a beautiful dance and song showcasing spectacular modern lights technology interplayed with original traditional folk dances & music. The setting is by a majestic lake with the famous Yangshuo mountains as the backdrop. An entire...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Damien W
Reviewed 27 January 2019

This light show is one-of-a-kind. Colorful, active, beautiful backdrop. We enjoyed every minute of it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sheryl s
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

It's a great show considering that there are 600 performers involved and it's held in the open air with karst mountains as the background, it's definitely a beautiful performance. The only thing is that everything is in Chinese and there's no guide book to let...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 889Nat
Reviewed 5 January 2019

This show could only happen in China because of the sheer manpower needed to create the program! Choreographed by Zhang Yimou who apparently got tapped to create the 2008 Opening Ceremony based on his creation of this production. It was simply amazing!!! Very unusual with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank keepitrealnashville
Reviewed 2 January 2019

first the about the price...for the B2 tickets(highly recommended) at the gates they were listed as RMB230, and online some agencies were even touting it for 400++ including return transport to hotel. I got mine at 180 including return transport in an SUV from a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ivanoew
Reviewed 28 December 2018

Worth the trip just to see this show about 80km south of Guilin - local people water based show with over 500 locals in it - amazing choreography and music.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lyberg
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

There are a few chapters in this show, with the Red Impression being my favourite. Other chapters are considered a waste of my time and money. The performers are not professionals and their singing is not in sync. Go for the show if you are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gen7777777
Reviewed 25 December 2018

I was privileged to see the Impressions show by Sanjie Liu, with such a varied repertoire involving singing, light show and story telling, all amid the South China karst as background. Truly lovely, not to miss!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BD_Y1974
Reviewed 17 December 2018

A huge production with a few hundred actors plus cows and birds. I would consider this a light and sound show and just that. Story line is not coming through even for a Chinese who knows a bit about the background. The audience needs to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Janine R
9 December 2018|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
It is open every day of the year
7 August 2017|
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Response from yeicacol | Reviewed this property |
No. It was boring for adults, at lest you speak Chinese.
27 June 2015|
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Response from nancytom2014 | Reviewed this property |
i just answered this question then i went back thru our journal to double check the info. all correct except that we paid 200 yuan EACH, including transportation to/from the show.