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Jiangsu Province

Jiangsu Province has water town and former political centre. Nanjing was the political capital before the move to Beijing during the Ming Dynasty. Within the province, there is 1 UNESCO World Heritage site, 1 site voted as the Most Beautiful Places in China and 9 Historical and Cultural Cities.

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Nanjing Prefecture

Nanjing is the province capital of Jiangsu province. It is 322km west of Shanghai, 2 hours by high speed train from Shanghai.

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Suzhou Prefecture

Suzhou is one of the prefecture of Jiangsu Province. It is 252km from Nanjing, 120km from Shanghai.

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Wuxi Prefecture

Wuxi has 5 districts and 2 county level cities. It is 188km from Nanjing, 120km from Shanghai.

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Suzhou Classical Gardens

Location:
Suzhou City, 252km from Nanjing, 120km from Shanghai
Travel Information:
1 hour 20 mins from Nanjing and 30mins from Shanghai by high speed train
Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site and Most Beautiful City District

Lion Grove Garden

Garden was built in 1342 and represents garden designs of the Yuan dynasty. The Taihu rocks looks like images of lions in different postures.

Humble Administrator's Garden

Garden was built by Xu Taishi in 1593. It was rebuilt in Qing Dynasty style and renamed Lingering Gardens again by the Sheng family in 1873. It is recognised as 1 of 4 greatest Garden in China. in 1593 and represents garden designs of the Ming dynasty. The central garden with a man made mountain and lake is the oldest section.

Lingering Garden

Garden was built in 1509 and represents garden designs of the Ming dynasty. This is the largest classical garden in Suzhou.

Lingering Garden

Lingering Garden The Celestial Hall of Five Peaks

The hall was given this name due to the design of the garden infront of the hall where limestones look like 5 mountain peaks.

Lingering GardenSuzhou Lingering Garden The Clouded-capped Peak

A 5ton and 6.5 m high limestone believed to be left by Emperor Huizong of the Northern Song Dynasty. The name of the limestone comes from its look like a peak capped with clouds.

Pavilion of Surging Waves Garden

The garden was built during the Northern Song dynasty and is the oldest garden is Suzhou.

Grand Canal

Location:
Suzhou City, Zhenjiang City
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Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site

Pingjiang Street, Suzhou City

Pingjiang Street, Suzhou City

Pingjiang Street, Suzhou City

Quanjin Guild, Suzhou City

Quanjin Guild, Suzhou City

Pan Men Gate, Suzhou City

Rui Guang Pagoda, Suzhou City

Pan Men Scenic Area, Suzhou City

Baodai Bridge, Suzhou City

Baodai Bridge, Suzhou City

Slender West Lake, Yangzhou City

Slender West Lake, Yangzhou City

Slender West Lake, Yangzhou City

Yangzhou Former Residence of Salt Merchant Lu Shaoxu, Yangzhou City

Yangzhou Salt Ancestral Temple, Yangzhou City

Ge Yuan, Yangzhou City

Ge Yuan, Yangzhou City

Yangzhou Grand Canal, Yangzhou City

Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasty

Location:
Nanjing City
Travel Information:
Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site

Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum Scared Way

Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum Scared Way

Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum Ming Tower

Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum

Xuanwu District, Nanjing City, Nanjing Prefecture

Location:
Nanjing City Centre
Travel Information:
2 hours by high speed train from Shanghai, attraction by city transport
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Mausoleum of Dr Sun Yat Sen

Steps leading to the mausoleum.

Mausoleum of Dr Sun Yat Sen

Steps leading to the mausoleum.

Meiling Palace

Meiling Palace

Sun Quan Memorial

Sun Quan Memorial

Xuanwu Gate

Nanjing Changgan Gate

Xuanwu Lake

Nanjing Railway Station

Nanjing Deji Plaza Phase 2

Qinhuai District, Nanjing City, Nanjing Prefecture

Location:
Nanjing City Centre
Travel Information:
2 hours by high speed train from Shanghai, attraction by city transport
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Fuzi Temple

First built in 1034 and reconstructed many times since. Temple was built to worship Confucius.

Nanjing Imperial Exam Site

This is the largest imperial exam hall in imperial China. It was first built in Southern Song dynasty.

Nanjing Qinhuai River

Nanjing Salted Duck

Nanjing Lotus Root with Osmanthus Blossom Syrup

Gulou District, Nanjing City, Nanjing Prefecture

Location:
Nanjing City Centre
Travel Information:
2 hours by high speed train from Shanghai, attraction by city transport
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Drum Tower

Big Bell Pavilion

Zifeng Tower

Jianye District, Nanjing City, Nanjing Prefecture

Location:
Nanjing City Centre
Travel Information:
2 hours by high speed train from Shanghai, attraction by city transport
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Nanjing International Youth Cultural Centre Tower 1

The memorial hall of the victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese invaders

Yuhuatai District, Nanjing City, Nanjing Prefecture

Location:
Nanjing City Centre
Travel Information:
2 hours by high speed train from Shanghai, attraction by city transport
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Nanjing South Railway Station

Jiangning District, Nanjing City, Nanjing Prefecture

Location:
Suburban of Nanjing City
Travel Information:
2 hours by high speed train from Shanghai, attraction by city transport
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Nanjing Lukou International Airport

One of the major airports in the Yangtze River Delta.

Gusu District, Suzhou City, Suzhou Prefecture

Location:
Suzhou City District
Travel Information:
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Suzhou Xiang Gate

An ancient city gate and wall reconstructed in 2012.

Suzhou Xiang Gate

Day view of Xiang Gate.

Suzhou Luo Gate

The original gate demolished in 1958 and reconstructed in 2013.

Suzhou City Moat

Suzhou Ping Gate

A reconstucted city gate and wall located at the river bank opposite the Suzhou South railway station. It was demolished in 1958 and reconstruction in 2011.

Suzhou Street along Lingering Garden

Shops selling Suzhou silk products.

Xiyuan Temple

A temple founded during the Yuan Dynasty. It was damanged and rebuilt during the Qing Dynasty. The archway infront of the temple was built during the Qing Dynasty.

Xiyuan Temple Bridge

One of two bridges leading to the temple.

Suzhou Industral Park

Suzhou Industral Park

Suzhou Industral Park

Gate of the Orient

Suzhou Snacks

Suzhou Snacks

Suzhou Food

Suzhou Food

Suzhou Food

Suzhou Wine

Suzhou Grand Canal

Wumen Bridge

Suzhou Grand Canal

Suzhou Grand Canal

Wumen Bridge

Hanshan Temple

A Buddhism temple mentioned in the famous poem "A Night Mooring by Maple Bridge" by Tang dynasty poet Zhang Ji.

Suzhou Guanqian Street

Suzhou snacks at Guanqian Street

Suzhou Xuanmiao Temple

Suzhou Confucius Temple Screen Wall

Suzhou Confucius Temple

Suzhou Confucius Temple Dacheng Hall

Suzhou Confucius Temple Stone Inscriptions

Ke Garden

Suzhou Ke Garden Yiqing Hall

Suzhou Ke Garden Xuegu Hall

Suzhou Railway Station

Huqiu District, Suzhou City, Suzhou Prefecture

Location:
Suzhou City District
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Yunyan Pagoda

Xiangcheng District, Suzhou City, Suzhou Prefecture

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Suzhou City District
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Suzhou North Railway Station

Buildings infront of Suzhou North Railway Station

Yangcheng Lake

Yangcheng Lake

Lianhua Island

Yangcheng Lake Hairy Carbs

Yangcheng Lake Hairy Carbs

Yangcheng Lake Food

Yangcheng Lake Food

Yangcheng Lake Food

Wuzhong District, Suzhou City, Suzhou Prefecture

Location:
Suzhou City District
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Grand Canal

Jinji Lake

Wujiang District, Suzhou City, Suzhou Prefecture

Location:
City District
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Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Suzhou Wujiang Fenhu Economic Developent Zone

Tongli Village

A 1000 years old village with Ming and Qing dynasties buildings. 15 canels intersects the village with stone bridges linking them.

Kunshan City, Suzhou Prefecture

Location:
County level city northeast of Suzhou City
Travel Information:
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Zhouzhuang

Zhangjiagang City, Suzhou Prefecture

Location:
County level city northeast of Suzhou City
Travel Information:
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Henan Temple

Henan Temple

Taicang City, Suzhou Prefecture

Location:
County level city northeast of city centre
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Changshu City, Suzhou Prefecture

Location:
County level city northeast of city centre
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Liangxi District, Wuxi City, Wuxi Prefecture

Location:
Urban District of Wuxi City, 188km from Nanjing, 120 km from Shanghai
Travel Information:
1hour from Nanjing and Shanghai by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Clock Tower and Site of Former Wuxi Library

Chongan Temple

Gong Hua Park Jiu Lao Pavilion

Gong Hua Park WWII Victory Memorial

Suning Plaza

A 328m skycraper in the city centre.

Jinghang Grand Canal

Jinghang Grand Canal

Old course of Grand Canal

Old course of Grand Canal

Wuxi Railway Station

Xishan District, Wuxi City, Wuxi Prefecture

Location:
Suburban District of Wuxi City, 188km from Nanjing, 120 km from Shanghai
Travel Information:
1hour from Nanjing and Shanghai by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Huishan District, Wuxi City, Wuxi Prefecture

Location:
Suburban District of Wuxi City, 188km from Nanjing, 120 km from Shanghai
Travel Information:
1hour from Nanjing and Shanghai by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Binhu District, Wuxi City, Wuxi Prefecture

Location:
Suburban District of Wuxi City, 188km from Nanjing, 120 km from Shanghai
Travel Information:
1hour from Nanjing and Shanghai by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Lingshan Grand Buddha Scenic Area

The 88m high bronze Buddha statue is one of the largest in the world.

Taihu Lake Yuantouzhu Peninsula

A scenic park on the shores on China's third largest fresh water lake.

Xinwu District, Wuxi City, Wuxi Prefecture

Location:
Suburban District of Wuxi City, 188km from Nanjing, 120 km from Shanghai
Travel Information:
1hour from Nanjing and Shanghai by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Sunan Shuofang International Airport

Jiangyin City, Wuxi Prefecture

Location:
County Level City of Wuxi City, 188km from Nanjing, 120 km from Shanghai
Travel Information:
1hour from Nanjing and Shanghai by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Xiaoshiwan

Xiaoshiwan

Xiaoshiwan

Military Heritage Museum

Military Heritage Museum

Military Heritage Museum

Ship Building Park

Chang Jiang at Jiangyin

Chang Jiang at Jiangyin

Chang Jiang at Jiangyin

Xicheng Grand Canal

Confluence of Grand Canal and Chang Jiang

Xicheng Grand Canal

Xicheng Grand Canal

Wuxi Jiangyin Huaxi Village

Huaxi Longxi International Hotel

Wuxi Jiangyin Huaxi Pagoda Hotel

Wuxi Jiangyin Huaxi Pagoda Hotel

Wuxi Jiangyin Huaxi Gold Pagoda

Xuzhou City

Location:
Xuzhou City, 345 km from Nanjing
Travel Information:
1.5hours from Nanjing by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Ancient course of Huanghe river

Memorial Park to the Martyrs of the Huaihai Campaign
Statues of Five Generals

Tomb of Chu King

Tomb of Chu King

Tomb of Chu King

Tomb of Chu King

Tomb of Chu King

Tomb of Chu King

Gallery of Han stone Sculptures

Memorial Park to the Martyrs of the Huaihai Campaign
Huai Hai Campaign Museum

Huaihai Campaign Museum

Memorial Park to the Martyrs of the Huaihai Campaign
Steles of Huaihai Campaign

Grand Canel

Grand Canel

Yangzhou City

Location:
Yangzhou City, 101km from Nanjing
Travel Information:
1hour from Zhenjiang by car
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Wenchang Pavilion

A city landmark built in 1585AD.

Yangzhou Grand Canal

Yangzhou Grand Canal

Yangzhou Grand Canal

Yangzhou East Gate

Yangzhou East Gate

Dongguan Street City Wall Ruins

Yangzhou Dongguan Street

Yangzhou Dongguan Street

Yangzhou Dongguan Street

Yangzhou Dongguan Street

Yangzhou Dongguan Street

Food at Dongguan Street

Yangzhou Dongguan Street

Yangzhou Dongguan Street

Dongguan Street Preserved Food Shop

Dongguan Street Preserved Food Shop

Food at Dongguan Street

Food at Dongguan Street

Food at Dongguan Street

Food at Dongguan Street

Food at Dongguan Street

Food at Dongguan Street

Yangzhou Xiapangu Gardens

He Yuan

Yangzhou Permanent Site of World Canal Cities Expo

Yangchun Noodles and Yangzhou Fried Rice

Yangchun noodles is a Huaiyang Cuisine Night Snack while Yangzhou Fried Rice orignated from this city.

Yangzhou Handicraft

Zhenjiang City

Location:
75km from Nanjing, 101 km from Shanghai
Travel Information:
0.5hour from Nanjing and 1.5 hours from Shanghai by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Zhenjiang Grand Canal

Zhenjiang Grand Canal

Zhenjiang Vinegar

Changzhou City

Location:
113km from Nanjing
Travel Information:
35mins from Nanjing by high speed train

Changzhou Tianning Temple

Changzhou Tianning Temple Pagoda

Changzhou Dongpo Park

Changzhou Dongpo Park Dongpo Ancient Mooring

Changzhou Dongpo Park Guangji Bridge

Changzhou Grand Canal

Changzhou Grand Canal

Taizhou City

Location:
165km from Nanjing
Travel Information:
2hours from Nanjing by bus

Jingjiang Bell Tower

Jingjiang 4 eyed well

Jingjiang People's Park

Taizhou Jingjiang food

Jingjiang Changjiang

Jingjiang Changjiang

Jingjiang Changjiang

Jingjiang Changjiang

Jingjiang Changjiang

Nantong City

Location:
km from Nanjing
Travel Information:
1.5hours from Suzhou by bus

Nantong Bell Tower

Nantong Watch Tower

Tianning Temple



A National Historical and Cultural Site.

Nantong Confucius Temple

Nantong Hao River Ancient City Moat

The city moat is one of teh four well preserved ancient city moats in China The other three are in Xian, Beijing and Nanjing.

Chenghuang Temple

Chenghuang Temple is also known as City God Temple.

Nantong Wenfeng Pagoda

Binjiang Park

A park along Chang Jiang.

Nantong Port

Changjiang at Nantong City

Changjiang at Nantong City

Changjiang at Nantong City

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