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Museums

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is called "Gui" for short with nanning as the capital city. Located in the southern part of China, the region borders Vietnam on the southwest and the Beibu Gulf on the south. A basin ringed by mountains on four sides among which the highest peak is Mao'er Mountain, Guangxi has widespread expanses of limestone topography which covers half of tis over 230,000 ㎢ area. It is multi-ethnic region with a population of over 50 million including 12 ethnic groups such as Zhuang, Han, Yao, Miao, Dong, etc. 

 

With beautiful waters and mountains, charming beaches and colorful local customs, Guangxi will ensure you a happy and unforgettable time.

 

Guangxi Museum

Located on Minzu Avenue in nanning, it was built in 1934 and covers an area of 30,000 square meters. In its Bronze Drum Hall there stores the world's biggest bronze drum, and it is a museum in China with the most bronze drums collected and the comparatively complete types of bronze drums. The Hall of Ethnic Folk Customs introduces the respective customs of 11 ethnic nationalities in Guangxi, namely, Zhuang, Yao, Miao, Dong, Mulao, Maonan, Hui, Jing, Yi, Shui and Gelao. It focuses on displaying clothes, decorations and building with ethnic features. Behind the Hall of Ethnic Folk Customs stands the Guangxi Cultural Relics Garden, where there are real articles of ethnic architecture, such as the wind-and-rain bridge and the drum tower and ethnic singing and dancing performances and restaurants with national favors.