Nanjing Pictures

Lying on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, is one of the most delightful of Chinese cities. Known as the Capital City of six dynasties in China's history, it has a brilliant cultural heritage. As an ancient city, its history can match that of Xian, Beijing or Luoyang. In more recent times, it was one of the centers of People's Democratic Revolution. Detailed information about Nanjing Travel Guide

The Confucius Temple (Fuzi Miao) is situated on Gongyuan Street, on the northern bank of the Qinhuai River, Nanjing City. It's the place where people worship the great ancient Chinese ideologist and educator, Confucius (Kong Zi).

The Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum is the mausoleum for the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Zhu Yuanzhang and his wife Empress Ma.

Sun Yat-sen, originally named Sun Wen, is the foremost pioneer of China's modern revolution, a famous revolutionist, politician and theorist. He passed away from cancer in 1925. To commemorate this great leader, Zhongshanling (the Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen) was built on the Zhongshan Mountain in the city in 1926.

Located at 208 Zhanyuan Road, Nanjing, Zhanyuan Garden is also called Taiping Heavenly Kingdom History Museum. It is representative of the Suzhou style of gardening.

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