Top 10 attractions in Guangxi, China

By Lu Na
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Located in Southern China, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is known for its gorgeous natural scenery as well as residences of a wide variety of ethnic folk groups. There is an old saying: "East or west, Guilin landscape is best."

Whether you visit the verdurous waters of Lijiang River on a boat or see lofty mountains while riding a bike, you would have the most amazing experience! The crystal Lijiang River and the spectacular Longji Terrace are natural wanders that will give you memories to last a lifetime.

Among the region's spectacular attractions, we picked out the Top 10 sites known either for their long histories, great sceneries, or unique local customs and cultures.

  Gongbao Mansion Buildings (宫保府建筑群)

Gongbao Mansion Buildings [Photo / Xinhua]

Gongbao Mansion Buildings is a well-preserved ancient architecture group, which was built by Ceng Liuying, the governor-general of Yunnan and Guizhou in Guangxu Reign (1875-1908) of Qing Dynasty (1644–1911). It covers an area of 1,350 square meters, including Gongbao Mansion, Nanyin academy of classical learning, Cen Family Ancestral Hall and Zengshou Pavilion. The structures are full of architectural characteristics from Qing Dynasty, and are highlighted by vivid paintings about people and landscaped on the gate posts.

Travel tips:

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Admission: 20 yuan

How to get there: take the direct bus from Baise City

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