How to plan a trip to Liuzhou?

Liuzhou, the largest industrial city of Guangxi province, is an important railway hub and regional comprehensive transportation hub that communicates the southwest, Central, East, and southern China regions. When we mention Liuzhou, the first thing that comes into our mind must be the Liuzhou Luosifen, which is one of the famous specialities of Liuzhou. Liuzhou is a desirable place that no one will ever miss during a Guangxi trip.

Baili Liujiang River

 

What else can you expect for Liuzhou? What do you need to know while planning a Liuzhou tour? Here are some questions you may want to ask about Liuzhou. Read on and get some inspiration for your upcoming Liuzhou trip.
 

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What should I know about Liuzhou?

When is the best time to visit Liuzhou?

What can I do in Liuzhou?

What is the best food in Liuzhou?

How can I travel around Liuzhou?

What do I need to prepare for Liuzhou tour?

 

What should I know about Liuzhou?

Liuzhou is located in the north-central part of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, which is the second largest city in Guangxi, the largest industrial city in Guangxi, and one of the top five automobile cities in China. There are many high-quality tourism resources in the urban area, including two national key park scenic spots - Liuhou Park and Dalongtan Scenic Area. 


Liuzhou is one of the most famous tourism cities in Guangxi and the most representative spots can be concluded as “Liuzhou Eight views”.

Liyufeng Scenic Area 立鱼峰风景区
Ma’anshan Hill Park 马鞍山公园
Wembi Hill 文笔山
Eshan Hill Park 鹅山公园
Liuhou Park 柳侯公园
Longxu Cliff 龙须崖
Hejia fairyland 驾鹤小桃源
Longbi Hill 龙壁山

When is the best time to visit Liuzhou?

Liuzhou is suitable for visiting the whole year, you can experience different kind of view for the four seasons. The best time to visit is considered to be from May to October.
 

Climate: subtropical monsoon climate

Annual Temperature: 20.1 ℃ - 20.7 ℃

Rainy Season: May and June

Crowded Season: Late Jan. or early Feb. (Chinese Spring Festival);

              first week of May (Labor Day);

              first week of October (National Day)

 

What can I do in Liuzhou?

1. Take a Cruise in Liujiang River

Liujiang river is the mother river of Liuzhou, winding through the city of Liuzhou. Take a night cruise is one of the best ways to visit Liujiang river. When the night comes, the neon lights on both sides of the Baili Liujiang River are shining, and the bustling streets are crowded. Under the illumination of the color landscape lights, the urban riverside mountains, waterfalls and musical fountains are reflected in the Liujiang River, which is the most attractive scene in the night of the Dragon City.

 

2. Enjoy a leisure time in local parks

Liuhou Park, located on the north bank of Liujiang River in Liuzhou City, Guangxi Province, is the most famous scenic spot in Liuzhou, Guangxi. It is a park built to commemorate Liu Zongyuan who is the Tang Dynasty's great writers and former governor of Liuzhou. Longtan Park, also known as Liuzhou Dalongtan scenic area, is an open urban comprehensive park featuring karst natural landscapes, highlighting the ethnic customs culture of the south, and integrating the subtropical karst plant science and landscape.

Longtan Park

 

3. Watch the fascinating shows

The show of Bagui Dage is the most reputed and highest repertoire of the Guangxi single drama, showing the rich ethnic customs and beautiful living conditions of Guangxi and expressing the values of the people of Guangxi. The dance poem Dong Show shows the natural, harmonious and happy life scenes of the Yi people in Sanjiang County with labor, games and communication of different ages and groups. White Lotus is a national musical that celebrates truth, goodness and beauty through a beautiful and touching love story.

 

4. Have a panorama view of Liuzhou on Maan Mountain

Ma'anshan, also called the Xianqi mountain, is located in the center of the south bank of Liujiang, Liuzhou City, Guangxi. It is one of the highest peaks in the downtown area of Liuzhou, is 270 meters above sea level. Walk along the stone path from the foot of the mountain to the top, you can overlook the panoramic view of Liuzhou

 

What is the best food in Liuzhou?

If you are traveling to Liuzhou, don't miss the Luosifen. Snail rice noodles is a famous cuisine in Liuzhou City, with a unique flavor of spicy, cool, fresh, sour and hot. Sour fish and sour meat are the must-have food for Liuzhou Miao people to sacrifice their ancestors, entertain guests and celebrate the holidays. Shuiyoudui is one of the specialty snacks of Zhuang people. Snail duck foot pot is one of the top ten classic dishes in Liuzhou and available in the streets and alleys.

What to Eat in Liuzhou

 

How can I travel around Liuzhou?

►To Liuzhou

By Airplane

There are direct flights to Liuzhou Bailian Airport (ICAO: ZGZH; IATA: LZH) from some cities in China, like Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Kunming, Guangzhou, Chengdu, etc.
 

By Train

Nanning- Liuzhou: 1-2 hours

Guilin- Liuzhou: 1-1.5hours

 

What do I need to prepare for Liuzhou tour?

  • Get ready for your Visa, and do remember your passport.
  • Prepare for your SIM card to make sure the internet use in China.
  • Take some medicine with you for emergency use. 
  • Prepare a pair of comfortable shoes if you want climbing activities.
  • A hat and sunscreen may be needed for the strong sunlight.
  • Prepare your moisturizer because the weather is really dry in Liuzhou.