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Things to Do in Nanjing


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Nanjing is famous for its long history and modern lifestyle now. As a result, it is suitable younger and elders to visit. Here is a list of top ten things to do in Nanjing.

Top 10 Things to do in Nanjing

1. Confucius Temple
In front of the Confucius Temple, the Qin Huai River is flowing. In addition, there is a series of tourist shops, snack bars, restaurants and tea cafes, now, you can enjoy yourself.

2. Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum
With deep historical significance, magnificent architecture and beautiful scenery, Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum is a must see when traveling in Nanjing.

3. Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
Emperor Chengzu, Zhu Yuanzhang, the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and Queen Ma were buried there. It is listed by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site.

4. Qin Huai River
It would be no exaggeration to say that Qin Huai River is the 'life blood' of the city. There are many famous sites of interest along the banks of the Qin Huai River, such as Zhanyuan Garden, Zhonghua Gate, and the sights along the Taoye Ferry ride to Zhenhuai Bridge.

5. The Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre
No less than 300,000 innocent civilians and unarmed Chinese soldiers were brutally slaughtered in mass. Experiences of the past, if not forgotten, are a guide for the future. May it is the purpose of building this Hall.

6. Nanjing Salted Duck
The best season to have the Nanjing salted duck is the august, art that time the meat is traditionally seasoned with osmanthus flowers.

7. Duck Blood and Sweet Potato Starch Noodle Soup
It is widely believed in China that is could prevent diarrhea and nausea.

8.  Rain Flower Stones
A special stone only has in the area of Yuhuatai, Liuhe and Jiangpu in Nanjing, revealing a colorful pattern in the water. It will be a great and popular gift to friends.

9.  Wooden Carvings
ood carvings with the theme of animals, floral plants, Chinese legendary and mythical figures etc are everywhere in Nanjing commercial streets.

10.  Nanjing 1912
With more typical Chinese buildings with gray-bricked, simple-styled balconies, floral-carved windows, 1912 is home of many world-branched coffee shops, Japanese and Korean restaurants, Asian-famous spas and beauty salons etc.