Southwest China : Guangxi : North Guangxi : Baise
Baise (百色; Bǎisè) is a city and prefecture in North Guangxi.
Baise Prefecture is in northwestern Guangxi covering an area of 3,726 square km and holds a population of around 4 million. The landscape is dominated by mountains and forests with the highest areas in the northwest. The city is in a bassin in the middle of the prefecture and is encircled by mountains.
Baise has mild and dry winters, and hot and humid summers. In the mountains, especially in northwest of the prefecture, the climate is somewhat cooler.
Baise is woth visiting for its landscape, for being the spot for one of the most famous communist rebellions and for the numerous ethnic groups being represented here.
Nanning-Kunming, Shantou-Kunming, and Baotou-Youyi Pass Expressways, State Highway 323 and State Highway 324 run through the city.
The city has more than ten city bus routes, primarily covering the central part of town. There are also plenty of taxis.
The railway station is at the northeast end of Jinzhan Rd (进站路, bus 1 will take you there, telephone +86 776 2825862). The long distance bus station is at Chengbei 1st Rd (城北一路, many of the local buses will take you there, telephone +86 776 2987262).
Other parks and landscape
The area grows lots of fruits. Try the mango, hawthorn, fennel and pekoe.