Are you looking for what to do in Nanjing?
PLACES TO SEE
The places that define Nanjing the most are definitely:
- The Confucius Temple, Fuzi Miao: Built in the Ming dynasty to worship Confucius and his teachings, it is now a bustling cultural center.
- Ming City Walls: Built by Emperor Hongwu, the first emperor of the Ming dynasty, these fortifications are 35 kms long and border with the scenic Qinhuai River. These are the most popular tourist attractions here.
- Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum: This magnificent mausoleum is situated on Zijin Mountain in east Nanjing and is the resting place of the Founder and First President of the Republic of China, Sun Yat-sen.
- Memorial Hall of Victims in Nanjing Massacre: A memorial and museum established to honour the victims of the Nanjing Massacre, a six-week killing spree carried out by the Japanese Army during World War II. Do not miss this out on your itinerary planner.
- Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge: The first of its kind to be designed and built by the People’s Republic, it is a symbol of national pride.
- Natural Attractions: Nanjing is close to both mountains and lakes, making it a hub for nature lovers. The Purple Mountain Scenic Area and Tangshan Mountain (known for is hot springs) are enjoyable getaways while the Xuanwu Lake is a peaceful natural lake, found in the city. Well maintained, beautiful gardens are also found all over the city.
Below we have a list of things to do in Nanjing and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Nanjing getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Nanjing with confidence.