First Time Tourists Guide in Nanjing, China

Image by Gwen24 from Flickr - Nanjing city

Nanjing is a city in east China located in the Yangtze River Delta region. As the second biggest of east China, Nanjing stand out with their historic culture.

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SIGHTSEEING

Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum is the central historical of Nanjing and the mausoleum of the Hongwu Emperor. Hongwu Emperor as the founder of the Ming dynasty. Built-in 1381 until 1405, this place becomes the recommended place to visit when arriving in Nanjing.

Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum

Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum is the centre historical of Nanjing and the mausoleum of the Hongwu Emperor.

Address : Xuanwu, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 210000

DOWNTOWN

Embrace the hustle and bustle around the downtown of Nanjing city by visiting Xuanpu. It is a famous lake in Nanjing located in the middle of Nanjing city. Here, you can find a park, temple, attraction place, restaurant, and cafe. The location is close to Nanjing Railway Station and Ji Ming Temple.

Xuanpu

Xuanpu is famous lake in Nanjing located in the middle of Nanjing city

Address : Huanhu Rd, Xuanwu, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

SHOPPING

If you are looking for locally made products just visit Fuzimiao Xishi. Here, you can find many typical things from China that you can buy as souvenirs. The strategic place makes you easy to find Fuzimiao Xishi In Nanjing. The other place to search antique things is Guqinghuai Confucian Temple Pedestrian Street. In Guqinghuai Confucian Temple Pedestrian Street, there are many souvenirs that really unique that you can buy to bring your home.

Fuzimiao Xishi

Here, you can find many typical things from China that you can buy as the souvenirs.

Address : Confucius Temple Scenic Area Pedestrian St, Confucius Temple, Qinhuai District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Guqinghuai Confucian Temple Pedestrian Street

In Guqinghuai Confucian Temple Pedestrian Street, there are many souvenirs that really unique that you can buy to bring your home.

Address : Confucius Temple Scenic Area Pedestrian St, Confucius Temple, Qinhuai District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

FOOD & DRINK

The iconic cuisine in Nanjing is Tangbao. Tangbao is the typical bread from Nanjing and known as a guatang bao. Tangbao is the big bread filled with soup. The iconic drink from Nanjing is Baijiu. Known as Shaojiu, Baijiu is the alcohol drink from China which goes through the fermentation process.

CULTURE

Nanjing culture becomes the four ancient capitals of China. The cultural place that you can find in Nanjing such as Nanjing Art, Nanjing Folk Culture, Nanjing Festivals, and Nanjing Cultural Tourism Route. In that place, you can find how Nanjing culture is. For example, Nanjing Folk Culture such as Nanjing Baiju Tune is the show storytelling with a ballad singing folk tune in Nanjing.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Nanjing is from April to May and September through November. In April to May is the spring season that has the quite warm and this great time for outdoor activities. Then, May to November is the autumn which a short season with a pleasant season with a quite cool temperature.

HOTEL

When staying in Nanjing, you can book a room at Jinling Hotel Nanjing. It is the best place to stay in with the five stars hotel. Located close with Jiming temple 2.4 km and Nanjing City Wall. This hotel gives you comfortable room with amazing facilities. The other option hotel is Ibis Zhonghua. Ibis Zhonghua is an affordable hotel with location strategic hotel in the middle of this city. Location 6 minutes from Water tours City Shopping Center by walk.

Jinling Hotel Nanjing

Jinling Hotel Nanjing is the best place to stay in with the five stars hotel.

Address : China, Jiangsu, Nanjing, 2 Hanzhong Road 邮政编码: 210005

Ibis Hotel Nanjing Fuzimiao

Ibis Zhonghua is the affordable hotel with location strategic hotel in middle of this city.

Address : 1 Zhonghua Rd, Qinhuai District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 210001

RESTAURANT

Nanjing Dahui is the recommended restaurant in Nanjing. Nanjing Dahui offers some Chinese, Asian, and Vegetarian menu. Here, you can find local dishes with a unique flavor that you should try when visiting in Nanjing. The other great restaurant is MaXiangXing CaiGuan. For Muslims, MaXiangXing CaiGuan serves halal dishes and this restaurant the first and oldest Muslim restaurant in Nanjing.

Nanjing Dahui

In Guqinghuai Confucian Temple Pedestrian Street, there are many souvenirs that really unique that you can buy to bring your home.

Address : China, Jiangsu, Nanjing, Xuanwu, Zhongshan Rd, 18号德基广场1期7层 邮政编码: 210005

MaXiangXing CaiGuan

In Guqinghuai Confucian Temple Pedestrian Street, there are many souvenirs that really unique that you can buy to bring your home.

Address : 32 Yun Nan Bei Lu, Gulou Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, Tiongkok, 210042

CAFE

Sculpting in Time Cafe is the great coffee shop in Nanjing. The atmosphere in this place is quite comfortable as well as the cozy table setting. The affordable price with the good decoration of this cafe becomes the attractiveness for the visitor. The other cafe option to Hangout in Nanjing is Les 5 Sens. Les 5 Sens is a modern cafe shop in Nanjing that recommended menu with tasty crepe and coffee.

Sculpting in Time Cafe

The atmosphere in this place is quite comfortable as well as the cozy table setting.

Address : 47 Hankou Rd, Gulou, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Les 5 Sens

Les 5 Sens is modern cafe shop in Nanjing that recommended menu with tasty crepe and coffee.

Address : China, Jiangsu, Nanjing, Gulou, Hankou Rd, 52号-1号

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Spend your nightlife in Nanjing is not complete if you did not visit Nanjing 1912 Block. Nanjing 1912 Block is a good place with a good pub. The modern vibes with good facilities make you should visit here. Next, Finnegan's Wake Irish Pub is the recommended pub with European style. In Finnegan's Wake Irish Pub you can find many authentic alcohols from Europ that you can try in Nanjing.

Finnegan's Wake Irish Pub

Finnegan's Wake Irish Pub is the recommended pub with European style.

Address : China, Jiangsu, Nanjing, 白下区中山南路熙南里街区6号

Nanjing 1912 Block

Nanjing 1912 Block is good place with a good pub.

Address : 52 Taiping N Rd, Nanjing 1912 Street, Xuanwu, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

INTERESTING PLACE

Nanjing is home to many arts and cultural sites that will let you enjoy numerous great works from the old days. Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum located in the foot of Purple Mountain. Built-in 1926 until 1929, Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum becomes the one-stop if you visit Nanjing. Here, you can find an interesting experience that you never know before. The other place is the Qinhuai River. Qinhuai River is the river that has 110 km length with serving much attraction such as sailing boats in the river, Zhanyuan Garden, the Confucius Temple, and Egret Islet.

Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum

Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum located in the foot of Purple Mountain.

Address : China, Jiangsu, Nanjing, Xuanwu, 石祥路7号 邮政编码: 210014

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Nanjing with numerous historical attractions. You must visit Purple Mountain to see the beautiful scenery of Nanjing city. Here, you can take some photos of your Instagram feeds. The other great place to photo is Gate of China, Nanjing. Gate of China, Nanjing is a popular gate in Nanjing.

Purple Mountain

You must visit Purple Mountain to see the beautiful scenery of Nanjing city.

Address : Xuanwu, Nanjing, China

Gate of China

Wonderful old city with the Gate of China standing very impressively right there in front of it.

Address : Zhonghua Rd, Qinhuai District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China