Jiangsu Sheng Things to Do

  • Confucius Temple
    Confucius Temple
    by Rabbityama
  • Confucius Temple Bell
    Confucius Temple Bell
    by Rabbityama
  • Across the river in Qinhuai area
    Across the river in Qinhuai area
    by Rabbityama

Jiangsu Sheng Things to Do

  • Dr Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum

    Nanjing Things to Do

    I was lucky enough to visit this place in 2011, as they celebrated 100 years of Chinese Revolution. The admission to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum was free. You could see from my picture, they decorated flowers in front of the Sacrificial Hall in writing " ge ming bai nian 1911-2011" means Revolution For 100 years 1911-2011. It was such a inspiring and...

    more
  • Presidential Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    The Presidential Palace is located in the center of downtown Nanjing, next to Nanjing 1912 commercial area, across the street from the Nanjing Library. You can easily reach here by the metro, Daxinggong Station. Presidential Palace has a serial of history who had lived and worked here before: - During Ming Dynasty, it was Prince Han's...

    more
  • Ming Tomb

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    Stone Elephant Road is the first section of the sacred way, 615 meters long . This road comes along with six kinds of stone animals including horses, unicorns, elephants, camels, bear-eyed unicorns, and lions. They are carved out of whole pieces of stone in full relief with smooth lines, these animals are imposing in look and bold in style. They...

    more
  • Confucius Temple - Fuzi Miao

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    The original Confucian Temple was built in 1034 but was continuously detroyed and rebuilt over the years. The temple you see today was rebuilt after being burnt down by the Japanese during WWII. Nevertheless, it is one of the most famous and most well-known Confucian temples in China. Despite the commercialism of the surrounding Qinhuai area, the...

    more
  • Memorial Hall of the Nanjing Massacre

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    A museum and memorial dedicated to all those who who died in the Nanjing Massacre (also known as the Rape of Nanjing) during WWII, as well as survivors who were raped or attacked by the Japanese army. Although the exact number killed will never be known, it is estimated that 300,000 people were killed in eight weeks from the takeover in December...

    more
  • Zhonghua City Gate

    Nanjing Things to Do

    Zhongshan Gate was first built during Ming Dynasty, as the East Gate of the Imperial Palace. It was called " Chaoyang Gate". In 1927, the original door of the Zhongshan Gate was removed due to the construction a new road, Zhongshan Mausoleum Avenue, to reach Zhongshan Mausoleum. They changed the gate to a three-hold-arched brick doors. You can...

    more
  • Mochou Lake

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    Mochou Lake is located southwest of Nanjing City. It occupied 47 hectares (116 acres) of land, which was part of the Yangtze River. Now, the lake is connected to Yangtze River through Qin Huai River. Based on a legend of this lake, an intelligent and beautiful young women named Mochou from Luoyang city married to Lu living in Jinling ( today...

    more
  • Ming Palace Ruins

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    Ming Palace was built during Hongwu Emperor by Zhu YuanZhang, the first Emperor of the Ming Dynasty. It was once said to have magnificent structure which the imperial palace of Beijing was modelled. The palace was completed in 1368, and continued to upgrade year 1392 and 1398. When Zhu Yuanzhang passed away, he passed on his empire to his grandson,...

    more
  • Linggu Temple Site

    Nanjing Things to Do

    One of the main reasons people are visiting Linggu Temple is give their respect to those heroes that sacrifice their life to fight with the Japanese solders. It looks more like a fairyland than a cemetery. There is a beautiful tree named Osmanthus according to the signboard, stand in the middle of the park. " This sweet osmanthus is 6.3 meters in...

    more
  • City Wall

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    The City Wall of Nanjing was designed by Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang (r. 1368-1398) after he founded the Ming Dynasty and established Nanjing as the capital 600 years ago. To consolidate his sovereignty and keep out invaders, he adopted the suggestions of advisor Zhu Sheng to build a higher city wall. It took 21 years for the project, which involved...

    more
  • Yangtze River Bridge

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    The Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge is the first bridge to be built across the Yangzi River in 1968. It was also the first double-decker, double-track highway and railway bridge designed and constructed by the Chinese without outside engineering assistance. It is 6,772 meters (22,212 ft) long and has a span of 160 m (525 ft) — it can take up to 15...

    more
  • Taiping Heavenly Kingdom History Museum

    Nanjing Things to Do

    This museum commemorates the anti-dynastic Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Rebellion of 1851-64. The building was used by one of the rebellion's leaders while one section originally belonged to the first Ming emperor, Hongwu. The museum exhibits seals, coins, weapons and texts that describe the Taiping laws. Admission: Y15.

    more
  • Fu Zi Miao Night Market

    Nanjing Things to Do

    Jen is so happy to go window shopping and take a lot of pictures in Fu Zi Miao Night Market. There are lots of souvenier that you could bring backk home for your family, friends and colleagues. Beware of fake good and make sure you check your goods before you leave the store.

    more
  • Xuanwu Lake

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    This 1 mile (1.6km) long lake is located outside the city walls to the northeast of the city centre. It was once an important water source for the city and was used for naval exercises during the Song dynasty. The lake park was opened to the public shortly after the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911. The 368 hectare lake features five small islands...

    more
  • Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    The Nanjing Treaty History Museum is housed in the Jinghai Temple which itself is close to the city wall in the northwest of the city. The small museum houses a collection of photographs and paintings, maps and documents relating to the Treaty of Nanjing which was signed between the British and Qing dynasty to mark the end of the First Opium War.

    more
  • Yuejiang Tower

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    The lofty and spectacular Yuejiang Tower on the Lion Mountain echoes such three famous buildings as Yellow Crane Tower, (you can read about it on my Wuhan Page), Yueyang Tower and Tengwang Tower at far distances, each displaying its distinguish splendor. It was initially proposed by Zhu Yuanzhang the first emperor of Ming dynasty and for six...

    more
  • Zijinshan Observatory

    Nanjing Things to Do

    A modern observatory operated by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, this is also a museum of ancient astronomy, with centuries-old star charts, an armillary sphere invented 1,800 years ago and an ancient celestial globe.

    more
  • Fuzi Temple

    Nanjing Things to Do

    The origins of this Confucius Temple date back to 1034, while the current buildings date to the late 19th century. The temple was the seat of Confucian study for more than 1500 years. The temple is surrounded by small side streets and a canal. Admission: Y28.

    more
  • Zhouzhuang

    No.1 Water Country of China Zhouzhuang Town,Once called Zhenfengli,is located in Kunshan City ,30km to The Southeast of Suzhou in Jiangsu Province covering an area of 0.4 Sq.km.Bridge Water and houseZhouzhuang is well known for its beautiful environment and simple architecture Although more than 900 years have past,its architectural style is still...

    more
  • Nanjing -- Confucius Temple

    Nanjing Confucius Temple is for consecrating and worshipping Confucius,the great thingker and educator of ancient China.Nanjing Confucius temple was built in Song Dynasty(A.D.1034) and expanded in East Jin Dynasty.These architecture was ruined and rebuilt for several times.The Confucius Temple once was rebuilt in Qing Dynasty(A.D.1869) but was...

    more
  • Suzhou -- Pan Gate

    Pan Gate is a city gate in land and water In term of the Five Dynasties and ten counties, Suzhou was capital of Wu. By reason of abundant water resorce in Suzhou, there was built many city gates what used in both land and water. Pan Gate is one of the gates in that term which is protented better. The sight includes tree parts, Ruiguang tower, Wu...

    more
  • Suzhou -- Zhuozheng Garden

    Zhuozheng Garden in Suzhou and the summer palace, the summer resort, the Liu Garden are called the Chinese famous four garden. It was first built in Zhengde term in Ming dynasty (1506-1521) in which area is approximate 40,000 centiare . It is famous for water view that are be coverd water is 3/5. Mainly architecture was built beside water what...

    more
  • Suzhou -- the Lion Forest Garden

    Compactly yet harmoniously spaced, the Lion Forest Garden has a prominent part for series of man-made mountains with various buildings around the lake, and an artificial waterfall and cliffs at the edge of the lake on the west. Remains of the 14th century man-made mountains, covering 1,152 sq.m. and being the largest of all at Suzhou, can be still...

    more
  • Suzhou -- Yipu

    Suzhou, a city looks like a big gardens. You can feel her unique feature wherever. When you walk on the streets, Suzhou people speaking with an southern accent would sell to you various stuff what filled elegant sense. Diaphanous, ingenious, dignified, You can use every adjective to describe SuZhou as these.

    more
  • Elderly Singers of Traditional Songs

    Along the canal, there'll probably be some women singing traditional, regional songs. Adds to the old world feel and experience.

    more
  • Gondola rides

    A gondola ride along the canal is a good way to see the town. It costs 60 RMB per gondola in Tong Li (max. 6 person, excluding children) and 80 RMB in Zhou Zhuang (max. 8 person). If you don't want to pay for the whole gondola, just chip in and ride with fellow tourists if your group is under the max. number.Tip: Try to get a female gondola rower,...

    more
  • Nanjing

    Nanjing, the 'southern capital', once was the Replic of China's capital after World War II. Besides Dr. Sun Zhongshan's maoseleum, a must-see, the city used to be the 'greeniest' among all Chinese cities. It has a long history as well, onced to be an ancient capital for a short while. More later.

    more
  • Wu Xi/Lake Tai Hu

    Lake Tai Hu used to be a very beautiful place, and I liked it better than Suzhou. However, for past several years, they built several theme parks along the lake, which I think totally ruined the peace and the charm of it.Before many people can afford to fly and/or drve their own cars, Lake Taihu used to be Shanghai people's...

    more
  • Watertowns

    There are many watertowns in Jiangsu province, where preserve relatively well of their traditional Chinese architecture and life style, to certain degrees.The few known to general tourists are Tong Li, Lu Zhi, Mu Du etc, all not far from Suzhou.

    more
  • Suzhou - part of the heaven

    More photos in Suzhou page for now.Suzhou is mainly famous for its classical gardens, silk industry, and ping tan - a local musical. Suzhou is on UNESCO World Heritage list.

    more

Jiangsu Sheng Hotels

Top Jiangsu Sheng Hotels

Yangzhou Hotels
48 Reviews - 268 Photos
Nanjing Hotels
490 Reviews - 1289 Photos
Suzhou Hotels
347 Reviews - 1115 Photos
Taizhou Hotels
4 Reviews - 2 Photos
Changshu Hotels
6 Reviews - 32 Photos
Changzhou Hotels
4 Reviews
Kunshan Hotels
12 Reviews - 23 Photos
Wuxi Hotels
62 Reviews - 184 Photos
Tongli Hotels
44 Reviews - 228 Photos
Taicang Hotels
See nearby hotels
Siming Hotels
1 Hotel
Nantong Hotels
1 Review
Liyang Hotels
20 Hotels
Lianyungang Hotels
29 Hotels
Huai'an Hotels
17 Hotels

Instant Answers: Jiangsu Sheng

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

71 travelers online now

Comments

Jiangsu Sheng Things to Do

Reviews and photos of Jiangsu Sheng things to do posted by real travelers and locals. The best tips for Jiangsu Sheng sightseeing.
Map of Jiangsu Sheng