There is evidence, graffiti, showing that the cave was already inhabited 1200 years ago, when it was probably considered a sacred place. Remained unknown for centuries, was rediscovered only in 1940, and since then its popularity has been increasing more and more, so that today it has become a popular tourist attraction. A wonderful multi-color cave.
The Cave is named after the abundant amount of reeds that grow at its entrance, reeds that were collected to build small flutes; but not for this activity that the cave was rediscovered. All because of the war, or rather of the Japanese invasion of China in the 30’s.Read More »The spectacle of the Reed Flute Cave in Guilin