The Best Travel Guide to Nanjing
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Section in Nanjing
Do & See
Nanjing has numerous scenic spots both in and around the city. Internationally well known Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum or the Ming Tombs and its surrounding complex is an UNESCO cultural heritage and highly recommended. Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum and its surrounding forest area - nicknamed by locals as the green lung of Nanjing – offer a respite from the city, while the glamorous nights and the indigenous snacks of Fuzi Miao (Temple of Confucius) and Qinhuai River are also worth sampling.

Fuzi Miao (Temple Of Confucius)

During the imperial times, Fuzi Miao was a place where the scholars would come to take the royal examinations, testing them on their knowledge of Confucius teachings. Upon passing, the top students would go on to work in the royal courts and aides govern state affairs. This historical aspect is just one of the reasons why this newly reconstructed area is popular with visitors. Other attractions along the Qinhuai River include the Bailu Zhou Gard, Zhanyuan Garden, Zhonghua Gate and a boat ride on the Qinhuai River in the evening.
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