Being the captial city of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nanning is located in the southwestern prt of the region and has a history of more than 1,600 years. It has such famous scenic spots as Qingxiu Mountain Scenic Area, Yiling Rock Cave Scenic Area and Phoenix Lake. Besides, there are Guangxi Museum, Guangxi Ethnic Culture Relics Museum as well as Guangxi Ethnic Square and Ethnic Culture Palace in the city proper. In the surrounding areas there are tourist attractions, like Huashan Cliff Murals of Ningming, Friendship Pass of Pingxiang, Xiaolian Town of Longzhou, Detian Waterfalls across the Sino-Vietnam border of Daxin and Longhu Mountain Nature Reserve of Long’an.