Meaning “southern capital”, Nanjing is the capital of China’s Jiangsu Province. This modern city of history and culture has much to see and do from its location in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Nanjing Lukou International Airport
services Nanjing and connections to the city are easy via the subway line, taxis, and buses.
Exploring the culture of Nanjing is a rewarding experience with many museums, ancient sites, temples, mausoleums, and palaces. The city has played a decisive role in the development of Buddhism, and its history can be experienced at Qixia Temple, Zuanzang Temple, and Jiming Temple. The Confucius Temple
can also be explored and includes a massive market. Purple Mountain is far more than a major tourist draw as it offers more than 200 heritage and scenic sites, including Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum and the tomb of Sun Quan. The City Wall of Nanjing, Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall, and Presidential Palace
are but a few more of the many historical wonders that can be explored. For recreation and leisure, there is Xuanwu Hu, and shopping is easily done in Xinjiekou or on Hunan Road. There is no shortage of dining establishments offering authentic and international cuisine, and a very active night life ensures you don’t have to go to bed early when in Nanjing.
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