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Nanjing Sightseeing Day Trip from Shanghai by Train
"Make your own way to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station for your train to Nanjing.Your round-trip train tickets will be purchased and delivered to your hotel in Shanghai downtown a day before the tour.When you arrive at Nanjing meet your guide at Nanjing Railway Station and be transferred to the Chaotian Gong also known as Heaven Palace. The buildings which can be seen today at the Chaotian Gong were actually constructed in the nineteenth century and now house a museum. This museum holds an interesting collection which includes fragments of the porcelain pagoda the fifteenth century Ming Dynasty monument which was destroyed in the Taiping Rebellion.Then visit the Zhonghua Gate the southern gate of Nanjing City. A precious cultural relic
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Captivating Nanjing Historical and Cultural Day Tour including Qinhuai River Cruise
"Your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Nanjing downtown at 8:00 am and transfer to visit the Chaotian Gong also called the “Heaven Palace”. The buildings of Chaotian Gong today were constructed in the nineteenth century and now a museum. This museum holds an interesting collection that includes fragments of the porcelain pagoda the 15-century Ming Dynasty monument destroyed in the course of the Taiping Rebellion.Then you to visit the Zhonghua Gate meaning ""Chinese Gate"" in Mandarin. It is the south gate of Nanjing City and a precious cultural relic. Zhonghua Gate has the double distinction of being the biggest castle-style city gate in China and a structural element that is believed to be one of delicate structure and advanced construction techniques. It is an important symbol for China's military history as well as architectural traditions.Following the visit of the Zhonghua Gate you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and try some traditional dishes from Nanjing. After lunch you will visit the Nanjing Confucius Temple
From $208.00
 
Nanjing Sightseeing Day Trip from Shanghai by Train
"Make your own way to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station for your train to Nanjing.Your round-trip train tickets will be purchased and delivered to your hotel in Shanghai downtown a day before the tour.When you arrive at Nanjing meet your guide at Nanjing Railway Station and be transferred to the Chaotian Gong also known as Heaven Palace. The buildings which can be seen today at the Chaotian Gong were actually constructed in the nineteenth century and now house a museum. This museum holds an interesting collection which includes fragments of the porcelain pagoda the fifteenth century Ming Dynasty monument which was destroyed in the Taiping Rebellion.Then visit the Zhonghua Gate the southern gate of Nanjing City. A precious cultural relic
From $213.00

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Unicorn & Ziezhi (Bear-eyed Unicorn)

The unicorn:" The unicorn, an auspicious creature of ancient Chinese fantasy, integrates the features of the tiger, lion, ox and dragon. As the legend goes, it appeared only in the reign of the...
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Camel & Lion

Camel:"The practice of putting stone camels in front of a tomb was initiated after the completion of the Ming Tomb. By doing so the emperor intended to show off his national strength, and symbolize...
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Horse & Elephant

Horse:" The horse was part of the emperor's honor guard during court ceremonies of the Ming Dynasty. Therefore, stone horses were a must in front of the imperial tomb. With spirited eyes and proud...
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The most delicious food offered by Autumn

During the autumn time(from Sep to Nov), the local people have the custom to eat the river crab. The best crab is breeded in a lake called Yang Cheng Hu, located in the city of Kunshan where is not...
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Waterside Pavilions..

Waterside pavillions are built near the water to enable visitors to view and enjoy the scenery.During the Warring States Period,an open structure built on a terrace was called a pavillion.Because the...
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Washing hung up on the line

It was very interesting to read about the controversy about the Nanjing Bridge and the documentary made by the Italian filmmaker Antonioni in relation to the filming of the bridge and people's washing...
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Funny signs 2

Saw this as I was about to go up the escalator, so just HAD to take a photo! I wasnt too sure if this was a spelling mistake or whether it really was a floor of men's ***e, so i quickly opted out of...
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Funny signs 1

For the average person learning English, I doubt this would be in the exercise book. it made me laugh how the Chinese use certain translations for things which we wouldnt dream of using!Question..who...
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Playing the diabolo

On the way back, I see several elder men playing the diabolo on the grass ground. Diabolo is a traditional sports game for locals.
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My wife is a pearl.

My wife is a pearl. I can prove that. See in her hand.Photo shot in a freshwater pearl factory near Nanjing.
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Silk-Embroidery Factory.

Visit a silk-embroidery factory. Here, everything is done by hands & feet. Interesting to observe how the ancient method has been preserved & still in use to this date.
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9 Shanxi Rd, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210009, China
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319 East Zhong Shan Road, (formerly Hilton), Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210016, China
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Xin Jie Kou Square, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210005, China
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193 Zhongyang Rd, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210009, China
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9 Zhuang Yuan Jing, Fuzi Temple, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210001, China
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No.224 Centre Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210018, China
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Top Things to Do in Nanjing

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Ming Tomb

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,...
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Dr Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum

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...
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Presidential Palace

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,...
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Confucius Temple - Fuzi Miao

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....
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Memorial Hall of the Nanjing Massacre

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....
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Yangtze River Bridge

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...
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