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What You Should Know More About Nanjing
· Do not trust the strangers blindly.
· Make sure you are always alert and aware.
· Do not go to secluded places alone in the night.
· Make sure you have a map handy whenever you are traveling to a new destination.
· Acquire enough information before making a travel to the new destination.
· Do not drink more than you can handle.
· Keep your passport safely.
· Make sure you avoid traveling alone in the hidden trails.
· If needed, hire a guide. Make sure that the guide hired by you is only from a registered agency.
· Do not leave your important documents carelessly.
· Never leave your documents in the hotel room.
· Enquire about the availability of the room safe.
· Do not get involved in any type of fights with the locals here.
· Make sure you follow the traffic rules of the country if you have rented a vehicle.
· If you are traveling in a public transport, do ensure that you have negotiated the fare before traveling.
· Do not do any form of drugs.
· It is always safe to carry with you a first aid kit.
· Do not flaunt your valuables in the public area.
· Make sure you are nice and gentle to the locals of the country you are in.
The legal age for drinking in Nanjing is 18 years.
Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum
The Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum is a famous mausoleum in the Nanjing city. The mausoleum is of Dr. Sun Yat sen who is well known as one of the greatest founders of modern China. The tomb took 3 years to build, it began in 1926 and ended in 1929. It stays closed on Public holidays and there are strict visiting timings that need to be adhered to. In case you are planning to visit it, make your schedule accordingly. Many great leaders are buried here and thus it attracts a lot of tourists too.
The purple mountain is probably one of the best landscapes you will set your eyes on. If the weather conditions are right, the mountain and the sky look just phenomenal. As the name says, the mountain looks purple in color. The mountain is known for various historical events that have taken place here in the ancient as well as modern China. There are more than 200 different tourist attractions located around the mountain and this is one of the reasons that tourists come here often.
Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
Nanjing is famous for its mausoleums as it is a respectful structure to honor the great people China has had in the past. Apart from its obvious significance, the mausoleums are beautifully built and special attention has been given to the architecture which is highly appreciated by all those who visit here. The Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum is a tomb of the Ming dynasty and was first made to bury the emperor Hongwu.
Administrative buildings of all the countries become a tourist attraction owing to their national significance as well as marvelous architecture. The Presidential Palace of China is located in the Nanjing city and if you are here to spend your holiday, you must definitely visit it. The Presidential Palace has now become a museum and is popularly known as the China Modern History Museum. If you are interested in knowing some historical facts about the country, this is certainly a must visit place.
Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall
We all know how brutal the Nanjing Massacre was, to commemorate those who were killed in the massacre, this Memorial Hall was built. Qi Kang was the architect who was responsible for creating the hall and he did his job in a great way. War memorials become landmarks for tourists to visit after several years and this hall has become a major landmark in the city. The memorial is for more than 300,000 people who were brutally killed due to the massacre.
An afternoon can be spent in the best way by sitting by a lake and having a nice time with your loved ones, which is exactly what Xuanwu Lake offers. It is a beautiful lake and will calm you down from the chaos and the frantic mode of the city. The fascinating thing about this lake is that five different islands are interconnected by bridges through this lake. The view is something for which most of the tourists visit the lake.
Gate of China
Gates and walls are quite famous in China as they built many of them in the ancient era to prevent outsiders from coming and attacking the country. These have now become monuments and attract a lot of tourists. One of the major reasons why people visit the Gate of China is that it is the most complex gate in the world. The structure of the gate will simply amaze you and the way it is built is just superb.
China has a lot of Buddhist temples and the Linggu Temple is one of the most popular ones. Moreover, it has also been described as the best Buddhist temple in the entire world. You definitely cannot miss a visit to this place while you are in Nanjing. Everything right from the architecture, the ambiance and the monks here will make you come back many times over.
Tours are the most efficient way to explore a city and visit all of the interesting places at once within a short span of time. Thus, if you are someone interested in the history of the particular city, it makes perfect sense for you to go on a historical tour with your friends or family and visit all the great monuments, landmarks and places of historical significance in the city of Nanjing.
Night market boat ride
The night market boat ride is something you won’t be able to experience in many cities in the world. It is a fascinating experience to roam around in a boat while shopping for the things you like. You can spend a nice evening just exploring the various markets the city has and buy things which you will love to take back home. This experience shall definitely give you a whole new perspective to shopping in a completely different way.
Walk or Cycle around the Dragon walking path
Some people just like to take a walk or go cycling to relax and the Dragon walking path is the best place in the city where you can come and just have a good time walking or cycling. The left side of the park is filled with greenery and benches to sit on. However, the best advantage of this path is that you can have a beautiful view of the Purple mountain and the Xuanwu Lake, both of which are major tourist attractions in the city.
There are various sports centers in the city which allows you to play different kinds of sports and is a delight for sports lovers. There is an indoor tennis court, a full fledged basketball court and an underground swimming pool inside the center. Even golf lovers will have a great time here as they have a nice golf course to play on. The place attracts a lot of tourists since it is one of the major sports center in the city.
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