Nanning Travel Guide
General Introduction to Nanning
Nanning is the capital city of Guangxi province. Nanning is located in the south of Guangxi province. It is the most developed and modernized city in the province. Nanning is also the political, economical and cultural center of Guangxi province. Nanning is regarded as a green city for its prosperous green trees on both sides of the street. The recent years of development made Nanning a modern and clean city. Many ethnic groups live in the city including Zhuang People, Yao people, Miao people and other ethnic groups. Cantoneese is spoken widely in the city.
There are many attractions near and around Nanning city. Famous attractions are including rand De Tian Waterfall, beautiful Mt. Qingxiu and Mt. Daming, quiet Yangmei Ancient Town, mysterious Huashan Mural. There are also many gardens and parks in the city.
Nanning has a subtropical climate. There is not great differences during the all year round. The winter is short and warm. Summer is hot and long. The Spring and Autumn are so short that you don't know when is autumn and when is spring. Nanning’s average annual temperature is 22.5 °C (72.5 °F).
Nanning has many natural beauty that cost you few money for the entrence fee. Just spend one or two dollar, you can go into the park or garden. Famous sightseeing spots in Nanning are rand De Tian Waterfall, beautiful Mt. Qingxiu and Mt. Daming, quiet Yangmei Ancient Town. They are near or in the city. You can easily take a taxi to go to the spots.
Detian Scenic Spot
Guangxi Ethnic Relics Centers
Nanhu Lake Park
Jiahecheng Hot Spring Valley
Yangmei Ancient Town
Liangfengjiang National Forest Park
Yiling Yan Rock Cave
Nanning has a convenient transportation. You can travel to Nanning by trains, flights and buses. In the city, you can also travel around the city by taxi, motor bike, buses and bicycle. There are many electric bikes in the city in recent year. The recent development makes the city more and more popular in business, especially trade with the south and eastern Asian countries.
Nanning is the capital city of Guangxi province. After the recent years of development, Nanning has become a very modern and newly city. High buildings can be seen everywhere. You can easily find a hotel in the city. Here are some of them.
Best Western Nanning Red Forest Hotel
Nanning Guijing Hotel
Guangxi Wharton International Hotel
Jin Hua Hotel
7 Days Inn
Green Tree Inn
Food of Nanning is different from the north of Guangxi, which use more pepper in the receipe. Nanning cuisine shares many similarities with that of Cantonese cuisine. It is particular about the freshness, tenderness and the nourishment of the dishes. Most tourists are much fonder of the special snacks, which are also popular among the locals. Hereunder is the introduction of some of the special Nanning snacks for your convenience.
Lao You Fen
Ba Zhen Fen
There are many local restaurants on the both street of Nanning. You can easily find a hot pot restaurants providing the traditional Nanning food. Here are some best selected restaurants.
Xiao Du Lai Cafeteria
Xi Yuan Restaurant
Ming Yuan Restaurant (Lv Liu Ju)
Nanhu Fish Restaurant
Lv Yin Ge
Nanning is a bright city with colorful nightlife. You can go the Nanhu for a walk or just go to the cinema to see a movie. KTV house are the major entertainment activites for the local people. The weekend may be a little crowded because the young people will go there to sing and dance. Pub and bars are available for the night.
House Night Club
Ming Tien Coffee Language
City Center square
Nanning has various local products ranging from fruits to handicrafts to traditional medicines. Lychee, banana, pineapple and mango are the most productive fruits, thus quite cheap. Yangmei Ancient Town on the outskirts of the city has three treasures that are popular with tourists: preserved salted vegetable, fermented bean and ground rice cake. Bulbus-fritilariae Lemon Plum is another traditional local snack.
1. Summer of Nanning is very hot. Don't go there in Summer.
2.The best time to visit Nanning is Spring and Winter.
3.Cantoneese is spoken widely in Nanning. Most of them can understand Mandarin.
4. Zhuang people are the major ethnic group in Guangxi and Nanning.