Nanjing – The Ancient Shouthern capital
Nanjing, the provincial capital of Jiangsu Province, has been one of the most important cities in China for thousands of years and has for long time been the capital of the country.
It guards some attractions that are of enormous historical and of a strong symbolic importance for the nation.
In a day you will discover places that have marked the history of the city and of the whole country.
We suggest you start a visit from the famous Purple Mountain. A wondrous natural area,it preserves the most important monuments of Nanjing. The Mausoleum of Ming Xiaoling houses the tomb of the first emperor of the famous Ming Dynasty.
Follow the spectacular "path of the spirits" to get to the very important burial site.
The Mausoleum of Sun Yat Sen celebrates a man who is considered the father of the nation.
His struggle was of enormous importance for what modern China has turned to be.
Arrived at the top of the staircase you will enjoy a unique view.
After the visit, we suggest a break to appreciate the gastronomic tradition of the city.
Reinvigorated by local flavors, head towards The Nanjing Massacre Memorial, an extremely dramatic reportage site of the city's history. At the end of this touching visit, you can head north to the south side of Lake Xuánwǔ.
We suggest you to visit the Jiming Temple, the most important Buddhist place of worship in the city.
The ancient walls of Nanjing, located a short distance away, have been one of the most impressive defensive systems in the world.
A panoramic walk along the ancient walls will be the best way to end this wonderful day, enjoying a unique view of the lake and of the amazing city skyline.
OUR TOUR GUIDES
You can choose from the drop-down menu if you want an expert guide who will show you all the wonders you will encounter during the suggested itinerary.
You will be entitled to 8 hours of service. If the itinerary chosen by you has a duration of less than 8 hours, you can add another PickItLocal itinerary in the same city among those available or just few other attractions, or ask your tour guide to assist you in visiting another point of interest or help you with your shopping.The cost of the service refers to a group, regardless of the number of participants (eg if you travel with friends your whole group pays only once)
You can choose from the drop-down menu if you want a transportation service of 4-seater private car, or 9-seater tourist bus or 30-seater tourist bus. You are entitled to 8 hours of service. If the itinerary you choose has a duration of less than 8 hours, you can add another PickItLocal itinerary in the same city among those available or just few other attractions, or ask to assist you in visiting another point of interest.The cost of the service refers to a group, regardless of the number of participants (eg if you travel with friends your whole group pays only once)It's a private service, so the mean of transportation you select can be solely used by your group. The parking and lunch costs of the driver are not included in the fee. The costs will be shown to you upon receipts and the amounts can be reimbursed directly to the driver.