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Hezhou (贺州; Hè​zhōu​) is a city in Central Guangxi.


Hezhou is in the far eastern part of Guangxi surrounded by forest. The prefecture has a population of 2 million of which 200,000 lives in the city itself. The city is populated by a number of ethnic minorities, including the Zhuang people. Hezhou is an important regional transportation hub.

Hezhou has a history of more than 2,000 years. It offers cultural and historical sites as well as natural scenery and national minority culture.

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By plane[edit]

The nearest airports are Guilin airport or Guangzhou. From here one can take the train or bus to Hezhou.

By bus[edit]

Hezhou Bus Station is at 2 Qianjinxi Rd (+86 774 5272773) From Shenzhen Futian (?) busstation it should be possible to catch a bus to Hezhou.

By train[edit]

There is a high speed train from Guangzhou that stops in Hezhou, this is likely the fastest and most comfortable way to travel towards Hezhou.

By road[edit]

Highways connects the city to Wuzhou, Liuzhou, Nanning, Yongzhou and further. The new Guilin-Wuzhou and Luoyang-Zhanjiang will also pass Hezhou.

By water[edit]

Water transportation is possible on Xi River, Gui River and He River connecting the city to Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macao.

Get around[edit]

Taxis within the city are ¥2-3, tricycles ¥2.

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Historical sites[edit]

  • Ancient Towers.  edit
  • Castle of the Ming Dynasty.  edit
  • Civilization Pavilion.  edit
  • Hejie Ancient Town.  edit
  • Jade Stamp Hill On Water.  edit
  • Ke Minority Houses. Characteristic houses built by this ethnic subgroup of Han, also known as Hakka.  edit
  • Kilin Pot. A national treasure dating back 2,500 years.  edit
  • Huangyao Ancient Town (黄姚古镇; Huángyáo Gǔzhèn), (on Li River, 60 km southwest of town), [1]. The town was founded in 972 and is dominated by a special architecture with blue bricks, black tiles, and painted wooden beams. The town has a number of temples, pavillions and other historical buildings. It is surrounded by mountains with lots of caves.  edit
  • Huilan Wind and Rain Bridge.  edit
  • Xiushui Scholar Village.  edit

Landscape and parks[edit]

  • Banyan Trees. Several trees more than 1,000 years old.  edit
  • Bishui Cave.  edit
  • Dagui Mountain National Forest Park.  edit
  • Fu Moutain. Stands in the middle of He River.  edit
  • Gupo Mountain National Forest Park.  edit
  • Luhua Hot Spring.  edit
  • Stone Forest. Karst landscape can be found around the city.  edit
  • Ten-mile Lotus Pond Galery.  edit

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Get out[edit]

Guilin/Yangshuo, the iconic mountains make a great place to visit.

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