Jinling in old days, Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu.
Strategically situated on the Yangtze, with a moist
climate, its terrain rendered majesty by the mountains
in the background, it is also the province's political,
economic, cultural and transportation center. Nanjing
today looks at once new and old-new due to the ongoing
modernization drive, and old because it is already 2,460
years old, and, as one of the nation's seven ancient
capitals, it was the capital city for 10 feudal dynasties
mausoleum for Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925), forerunner of
Chinese democratic revolution, was built during the
1926-1929period. The entire layout, covering 80,000
square meters, takes the shape of a giant bell.
River Scenic Belt
River is a trunk waterway as well as a famed scenic
belt in Nanjing, clustered as it is on both banks with
of places of historical and cultural interest. One of
them is the Confucian Temple, where the great thinker
is worshipped. The temple mingles congruously with the
Ming and Qing buildings around it, turning the place
into a renowned cultural and commercial street. Night
cruise on the river and visiting the night fair at the
Confucian Temple are unique tourist programs available
for visitors to Nanjing.
Buddhist establishment, the Linggu Temple 2km east of
Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum is known for its 22-metre-high
Wuliang (Beamless) Hall, constructed without a single
inch of wood, pillar or beam.
section of the Great Wall is the best preserved and
longest of all city sections of this mammoth de fence
& Mochou Lakes
Lake and Mochou Lake are well-known parks in Nanjing.
Aside from gracious scenery, each has a rich historical
legacy to show its visitors.
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