Nanjing

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Temple of Confucius which includes religious elements and a temple or place of worship
China’s old imperial city sits on the lower reaches of the fabled Yangtze River and is filled with cultural treasures, both historic and contemporary.

Nanjing is a modern metropolis steeped in centuries of history. Once a seat for imperial power, Nanjing has developed into a centre for trade, commerce and education. The city charms with its wide boulevards, exciting nightlife and a well-preserved cultural heritage.

In the 14th century Nanjing was the imperial capital of the Ming dynasty, an era associated with great stability and cultural achievement. In Wuchaomen Park, see the ruins of the old Ming Palace and explore the remains of the Nanjing City Wall, which took 200,000 labourers 21 years to build. See the final resting place of the Ming dynasty’s founding emperor at the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum, a vast and extravagant complex worth visiting for its animal sculptures alone. It’s located on Zhongshan Mountain, which is also where you can visit Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s Mausoleum.

Explore one of the world’s largest collections of Ming and Qing dynasty treasures at the Nanjing Museum. Spend some time of quiet reflection at the Memorial Hall of the Nanjing Massacre, which documents the sacking and occupation of the city by the Japanese in 1937. Pay your respects to China’s greatest philosopher at the Confucius Temple. Take a cruise or stroll along the banks of the picturesque Qinhuai River to see the Zhonghua Gate and the exquisite Zhanyuan Garden.

Nanjing may be rich in cultural heritage but it is also a dynamic, youthful city, thanks to its large student population. Gastronomes will find no shortage of outstanding five-star restaurants, while those on a budget can enjoy local specialties like duck blood noodles and thin skin dumplings from small vendors everywhere. After 9 p.m., the 1912 entertainment district lights up, offering bars and clubs to suit all tastes.

Nanjing is located on the Yangtze River and is connected by regular passenger liner services to Shanghai and Wuhan. Buses, trains and planes all connect the city to the rest of China. Once you’ve arrived, explore Nanjing by metro, bus, taxi and bicycle.

Where to stay in Nanjing

Novotel Nanjing Central Suning
Novotel Nanjing Central Suning
4 out of 5
No 68 Huaihai Road, Qinghuai District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210005
The price is ₩77,403 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Nanjing. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (429 reviews)
"Like: super convenient location in Xinjiekou and room cleanness is quite good."

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

InterContinental Nanjing, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Nanjing, an IHG Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Zhong Yang Road, Gulou Dist., Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210008
The price is ₩146,125 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Nanjing. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in our ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (213 reviews)
"I live in Nanjing and wanted to treat myself to one night in my city's tallest building. The staff were generous and welcoming. The location and views are obviously amazing. The bed was dreamy and the shower was powerful. The only possible complaint would be out of date decor that is not only dated ..."

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2021

Jinling Hotel Nanjing
Jinling Hotel Nanjing
5 out of 5
No.2 Han Zhong Road, Xin Jie Kou Square, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210005
The price is ₩98,738 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Nanjing. Enjoy free WiFi, 7 restaurants, and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (684 reviews)
"Very beautiful hotel. Easy to get to mass transit and dining. The food choices for the breakfast are outstanding."

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2021

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
lafite hotel
lafite hotel
3 out of 5
No.62 Zhongxin Ave, Lukou Street, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 211156
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly villa in Nanjing. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the WiFi and the comfy rooms in ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (22 reviews)
"Wonderful service."

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Nanjing Kaibin Apartment-Xinjiekou Kairun Branch
Nanjing Kaibin Apartment-Xinjiekou Kairun Branch
3 out of 5
No.132 Zhongshan Rd, 6th Flr, Rm 606, Xuan Wu District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210000
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly apartment in Nanjing. Enjoy free WiFi, a business center, and an airport shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
3.6/5 Good! (47 reviews)
1-Week Stay in Nanjing
"Overall, we had a pleasant stay here. The washer/dryer was a godsend and allowed us to pack light for our 2-week trip to China. The manager's office was a little off-putting with the clutter. We had trouble finding the building and when we tried to call to get directions, the phone number didn't ..."

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Nanjing Kaibin Apartment Zhujianglu Muma
Nanjing Kaibin Apartment Zhujianglu Muma
3 out of 5
No.100 Zhongshan Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing, Hubei, 210000
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Nanjing. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Popular attractions Nanjing Library and Nanjing Presidential ...
2.5/5 (6 reviews)
Incredible Value!!!
"My first time here and I can’t believe how good and what an amazing location. It is literally in the heart of Nanjing. Just a block or 2 from the Ritz and most glamorous shopping mall. Large room which is actually like an apartment with full kitchen and large fridge. Huge bed was pretty soft. Large ..."

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

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