BEAUTIFUL SCENERY IN GUANGXI --
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has carried out development and construction at high level in
accordance with high standard required by a modern city plan,
and completed an area of over 30 square kilometers. Look around the
city proper, and you will find that the road is broad and straight,
the roadside trees flourishing, always smelling sweet. What a
pleasant gift from the nature! The sea is
deep blue, sunshine bright, sea beach with fine sand and
clear water, harmonious mixture of buildings with western and
Chinese style, residential zones with fine surroundings, green
plazas with distinctive features, all contrasting finely with each
other, leaving you so many beautiful things that you simply can not
take them all in. What a picture of distinctively local custom, the
Pearl Home culture, the Hakka's culture, and the Danjia culture,
with the local residents so kind and simple!
Beihai is located
on the Beibu Gulf in the southern part of Guangxi province, on the
southwestern coast of China. It faces Southeast Asia across the sea,
with southwest China immediately behind. It borders Guangdong,
Hainan, Hong Kong, Macao and Vietnam by land and sea.
The city covers
3,337 square kilometers, and its population totals 1.35 million,
including 480,000 in surrounding urban areas. Beihai and surrounding
areas are home to high-quality and attractive buildings and
infrastructure representative of any modern city plan.
Look around the city proper, and you will find broad, straight roads
beautified by trees perfuming the air ... a pleasant gift from
nature! Architecture is a harmonious mixture of western and Chinese
styles; residential zones are surrounded by green plazas with
distinctive features, and offer many beautiful sights to enjoy. The
bordering sea is clear and deep blue, sunshine bright, and washes
upon beaches of fine sand.
Examples of distinctively local
customs include the Pearl Home, Hakka, and the Danjia cultures.
The city has an
especially advantageous location in the economic region of Southwest
China and Asia's Pacific Rim. In 1984 Beihai was designated as one
of the fourteen Chinese coastal cities to be further opened to the
outside world. Since the beginning of the reform, the city has
worked to achieve rapid development and thus become an affluent,
beautiful, civilized and garden-like modern city.
Beihai abounds in tourism resources for visitors interested in a
marine environment. We have the sea, sand beaches, islands, seafood,
marine treasures, mangrove, coral, maritime culture, and marine
sports, etc., all of which combine for a complete marine experience.
witnessed a rapid development in its tourist industry ever since
1984. It was designated as one of China's important tourism cities
in 1988, and has now become a major tourist destination for the
coastal south of China.
by Larry )