|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$257.01|
|Local draught beer||$0.88|
|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$40.16|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$2.41|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$401.57|
|1 Pair of Jeans||$160.63|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$32.13|
Nanning is a charming city located in Southern China. It is the capital of Guangxi Autonomous Region. It is known as the ‘green city’ in China because of its abundant natural resources. What make the city attractive to visitors are its green mountain ranges, verdant trees, flowery gardens, exquisite lakes and winding rivers. The place is truly a mecca for the nature lover. To enjoy the city further, here are some of the best attractions to visit:
Right in the heart of the city is the Guangxi Museum. In here, you can get learn about Nanning’s rich historical heritage. Travel back in time take a sneak peek of Guangxi Ethnic Relics as well as their ancient drums that were used during the 476BC - 770BC.
Towards the southeast part of the city is the lovely Nanhu Lake Park. Tourists will be delighted with the lake area which is surrounded with pinangs, punkas and palms. Attractions found at the Nanhu Lake are beautiful sceneries of bridges and cruise ships sailing across the water. Colorful lamps and water screen films add to the attraction especially from late afternoon to evening. Nanhu Lake is a friendly tourist spot for children because of the Jinhuacha Park where wide green spaces offer a sanctuary for kids to run around. If you want to escape the noisy city, you should come to Nanhu Lake.
Another tourist attraction southeast of the city is Mt. Qingxiu. Mt. Qingxiu boasts a number of must-see sceneries such as the Palm Tree Garden, Grand Tropical Rainforest Garden, Cycad Garden and the Dragon Elephant Pagoda. Nature abounds at Mt. Qingxiu as pure springs, strange stones and evergreen trees surround the area.
At the northeastern part of the city is the famous Jiahecheng Hot Spring Valley. For those who want extreme relaxation, this is the place to be. In here, you can indulge in several comforting springs where you can choose from various bathing styles such as Jordanian, Turkish, Thai, Finnish, Japanese and Chinese. You can either choose one or try all of them.
If you are looking for budget accommodation in the city of Nanning, there are several cheap but decent lodging places that start at ¥15 along Qingxiu District, Shanghai Road and Chaoyang Road. Rooms are equipped with amenities and facilities that will make your stay relaxing and convenient.