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Longji Terrace, China

Longji's terraced fields offer some of the most fantastic scenery in Guilin or indeed China. Beautiful when the sun reflects in the water of the paddy fields and glowing with yellow ears when the harvest is ripe, Longji (Dragon's Back) is a feast for the eyes.
The Longji Terraced Fields are located in Longsheng County about two hours from Guilin. The rice terraces are built into the hillsides, and look like great chains or ribbons as they wind round the contours in tiered bands. In some places there are terraces from the bottom to the top of the hillside.
This ingenious irrigation method makes the best use of the scarce arable land and water resources in this mountainous area. There are about 66 square kilometers of terraced fields in southeast Longsheng.
The Terraces were first built in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) and were completed in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) by the Zhuang people and Yao people.
As these fileds are built into the hillsides, the best and also the only way to view these fields is by walking to the mountain top. A scenery-view platform is often built at the mountain top to take in the great view. See Longji Terraced Fields hiking guide.
Waterfront Hotelin Ancient Zhuang Village is a great place to live in if you want to spend a night in Longji Terraced Fields. 
China Highlights has prepared a spring promotion tour including a visit to Longji Terraced Fields: Longsheng Terraced Field & Yangshuo Combo, a 4-day trip from only $415 USD.

Credit by : http://www.chinahighlights.com/guilin/attraction/longji-terraced-field.htm
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