Nanjing, an ancient city in China, is the capital of Jiangsu Province with a huge population of over 5 million. It is the home of ancient stories and historical records, which express its focal point as a tourist destination. It geography of valleys, plains, mountains, rivers, lakes, leisure points among which make it an epitome of tourist attraction. Nanjing housed the capital of major ancient monarchs of China including Wu dynasty, Jin dynasty, Song dynasty and Ming dynasty.

ming xiaoling
Ming Xiaoling

Indeed, a glance at Nanjing exhibit charm.

Among its famous attraction sites are mausoleums like Ming Xiaoling (of the first Ming emperor, Zhu Yuanzhang) and Dr. Sun Yet-sen (also acknowledged as the father of China revolution), and the temple of antiquity. Nanjing Museum boasts of a collection of over 2000 excellent treasures of national and cultural interest.

The Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan or as it is Purple-God Mountain) Area covers half of the attractions in this city’s suburbs. It dominates the northeastern regions of Nanjing. Scientists visit this area often for explorations at its Observatory and planetarium. The Plum Garden hosts an annual plum festival, which with your Australian Visa is sure to get you assimilated.

Zhong Mountain claims national interest together with Xuanwu Lake. However, there are numerous mountains, lakes and other amazing structures.

The Yangtse River flows from the Northwest to the Southeast. It is the monsoon climate in the inferior Torrid Zone. The average annual temperature is 15-16oC. In addition, the average annual rainfall measurements is 1,100mm. The black frost duration can go for over seven months. Then there is Huadong iron ore, which lies along Yangtse River and hosts many mineral resources such as brass, zinc, lead, strontium and limestone. Nanjing City is also an industrial town with industries such as electrical, chemical, machine, transport and those that process petroleum. Farming is also a major activity with large-scale sale of rice, wheat, cotton and potatoes among others.

As a communication centre, a visit to Nanjing will leave you baffled by infrastructure connections of railway, flights and roads, all offering the convenience of travel, tours and business. Moreover, Nanjing port is one of the biggest in the country operating as a major seaport.

Other magnificent sceneries

Nanjing Rivers, temples, mountains and lakes offer more to tourists. Lingo Temple, over 1500 years old, still stands surrounded by aged but flourishing trees, acclaimed as the best Buddhist temple.

Mount Qixia (pronounced as Kitsya) is also a popular destination for both domestic and foreign travellers in the area particularly at spring and autumn seasons.

The Xuanwu Lake, a former imperial navy base, is full of clustered scenes and is accessible only by extravagant aristocrats for boating and fishing. You must visit here.

Other sites would be Qinhuai River, on the southern end of the walled city. In Chinese literature, it is famous for beauty queens and romance- the home of entertainment.

Gongyuan Street houses antique temples, shops and restaurants with a beautiful landscape that blends with the cityscape.

Other attractions in this area include Confucius Temple (Fuzimiao), Gong Yuan (palaces for imperial testers). Ming walls, Zhonghua Gate and Zhanyuan Garden. This area has a reputation as the Luminous Pear of Jinling (former name of Nanjing) for its fantastic nightly beauties. Visit in the evening and you will be amazed. The Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre during World War II leaves breathe-taking documentaries and pictures.

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