in eastern Guangxi, the city of Wuzhou is 500 kilometers to the
east of Nanning. The Tropic of Cancer runs through its urban area.
The city has a time-honored history and convenient land and water
communications. It is called a "water gateway to Guangxi."
In the urban area, there are Baiyun (White Cloud) Mountain, the
Snake Breeding Base -- the largest in Asia --, and other tourist
attractions. Other scenic spots in the surrounding areas mlcude
West Mountain in Guiping, Zhenwu Hall with a unique, imposing
architectural style in Rongxian County, the enchanting Dagui Mountain
in Hexian County, the Gupo Mountain Fore' Park. the charming rural
scenery of Fuchuan, and Bishui Lake.
The Memorial Hall of Sun Yat-sen in Wuzhou
on top of Beishan Park, the memorial hall is a grand structure
built in 1930 by combining China's palatial architectural style
with the Western style. It is the earliest hall erected to the
memory of Dr. Sun Yat-sen in China. In the exhibition room and
the meeting hall are photographs and objects showing Sun's life.
The West Mountain Scenic Area in Guiping
It is one kilometer west of urban Guiping and has West Mountain
at the center. There are the site of the Jintian Uprising, the
Longtan State Forest Park as well as Dateng Gorge, Baishi Cave
Paradise, the Place of Happiness in Luocong, Zijing Yao Mountain,
the Marker Tower of the Tropic of Cancer, and East Pagoda. West
Mountain in Guiping is the "No. 1 enchanting mountain in