Longji and Rice Terraces
Situated 55 miles (87 km) northwest of Guilin, is home to a colorful mixture of Zhuang, Yao, Miao and Dong minorities. Its main attraction does not lie in the town, but not far out of town. Dragon Backbone's Rice Terraces are located around 15 miles (25 km) away from Longsheng, where you will be rewarded feats of farm engineering going all the way up a string of 2400 feet (800 m) mountains. The 66-square-km network irrigation project was began by the ethnic Zhuang in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), and finished by the Qing (1644-1911).
Further uphill Zhuang and Yao people two-story cabins are nestled against the breathtaking man-made wonder. The layout of the village mimics the terraces field symmetry, giving an appearance that the houses are stacked on top of one another- an integrated part of the land.
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