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Different cultures on offer for Hechi visitors

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Different cultures on offer for Hechi visitors

Local women model traditional clothing in Geyasigu Scenic Area. [Photo/Hechi Daily]

Hechi, birthplace of folksinger Liu Sanjie, has a large ethnic minority population, with ethnic groups making up 85.23 percent of the population. China's only autonomous counties for the Mulam and Maonan ethnic groups are also located here.

For those curious about the culture and traditions of ethnic minorities in Hechi, try this suggested itinerary: Luocheng Mianhua Tiankeng Scenic Area - Xiangbei River Scenic Area - Longzhou Island Ecological Tourism Resort - Liusanjie Town - Yizhou Huaiyuan Ancient Town - Huanjiang Niujiaozhai Waterfall Scenic Area - Jinchengjiang Pearl Rock Scenic Area - Jinchengjiang Small Three Gorges Scenic Area - Nandan Dongtian Jiuhai Scenic Area - Nandan Geyasigu Scenic Area - Nandan Danlu Mountain Scenic Area.

Boasting a history of more than 1,300 years, Huaiyuan Ancient Town is home to many historic sites, including a ferry wharf, temple, commercial hall, and ancient street.

Geyasigu Scenic Area is a comprehensive resort with shopping, culture, restaurants and accommodation. You can watch performances of Yao people's mysterious love stories and learn about local marriage customs, as well as see the clothing worn by ethnic minorities.

Different cultures on offer for Hechi visitors

Huaiyuan Ancient Town at nighttime. [Photo/Hechi Daily]

Hechi is located in the northwestern part of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region and the southern foothills of the Yungui Plateau.