Nanjing was the capital during part of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The city wall was built from 1366 to 1393 and had a total length of 36.27 km, of which 25.1 km still stands. The city wall in Xi'an was also built in the Ming Dynasty with a total length of 13.74 km. It is one of the symbols of the city and a popular tourism spot known worldwide.
The Confucius Temple in Nanjing was a place to worship and consecrate Confucius, a great philosopher and educator of ancient China. It is also known as Fuzimiao in Chinese. Originally, the temple was constructed in the year of 1034 in the Song Dynasty.
The Former Residence of Gan Xi, known as the Grand Courtyard of the Gan Clan, is located on Zhongshan South Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China.It lies next to Nan Bu Ting (南捕厅), the South station of the former Nanjing Police Station.
The Gate of China (traditional Chinese: 中華門; simplified Chinese: 中华门; pinyin: Zhōnghuámén), is a gate and defensive complex on the city wall of Nanjing, China. It is the southern gate of Nanjing city. It is a renowned ancient city gate in China and the city gate with the most complex structure in the world.
On December 4, 1949, Nanning was captured by the CPC; in January 1950, Nanning municipality was set up, and identified as the capital city of Guangxi on February 8 of the same year; in March 1958, the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region was established, and Nanning municipality was the capital city.
Hunan Road When in Nanjing another good place for your night-time is the prosperous Hunan Road. Hunan Road to Nanjing is just as well known as the internationally known Nanjing Road to Shanghai.
What companies run services between Nanjing, China and Jiangnan Examination Hall, China? Nanjing Metro operates a vehicle from Nanjing to Jiangnan Examination Hall every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 min.
Jiming Temple Jiming Temple, (Jiming si) situated in the east of Nanjing City, is an ancient city Buddhist temple with a long history. If your Shakeperean impulses make you start itching to find the closest nunnery, the Ji Ming Temple might well suffice.
Jinghai Temple (Chinese: 静海寺; pinyin: Jìnghǎi Sì) is a 15th-century temple located in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, to the southwest of Shizi Mountain (Chinese: 狮子山). It was built to commemorate the voyage of Zheng He in the Ming Dynasty. The terms of the Treaty of Nanking were discussed in the temple.
The John Rabe House is located in the center of Nanjing, at southeast corner of Gulou campus of Nanjing University. John Rabe, former Siemens China Representative and Chairman of the International Committee for the Nanking Safety Zone, resided there from 1932 to 1938.
Linggu Temple is a Buddhist temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. The temple was described as 'the best Buddhist temple in the world'. It was now surrounded by a large park. The temple was first built in 515 under the reign of the Liang Dynasty (502-557).
The Ming Palace (Chinese: 明故宫; pinyin: Míng Gùgōng; literally: "Ming Former Palace"), also known as the "Forbidden City of Nanjing", was the 14th-century imperial palace of the early Ming dynasty, when Nanjing was the capital of China.
Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum (China) The Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum (Chinese: 明孝陵; pinyin: Míng Xiào Líng; literally: "Ming filial mausoleum") is the tomb of the Hongwu Emperor, the founder of the Ming dynasty.
Mochou Lake (莫愁湖, Mò Chóu Hú, literally No Worry Lake or No Unhappieness Lake) is located west to Qinhuai River and Hanzhongmen Gate in Nanjing, China, inside Mochou Lake Park. The lake is named after Mochou, a legendary woman known for her beauty, versatility, virtue and loyalty.
Nanning is located in the southern part of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, 160 km (99 mi) from the border with Vietnam. It has an administrative area of 22,293 km 2 (8,607 sq mi). Nanning is situated in a hilly basin with elevations between 70 and 500 m (230 and 1,640 ft) above sea-level.
There is no direct connection from Nanjing to Nanjing Botanical Garden, Memorial Sun Yat-Sen. However, you can take the line 1 subway to Xinjiekou, take the line 2 subway to Muxuyuan, then take the walk to Nanjing Botanical Garden, Memorial Sun Yat-Sen. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Nanjing Botanical Garden, Memorial Sun Yat-Sen.
Nanjing ( listen), formerly romanized as Nanking and Nankin, is the capital of Jiangsu province of the People's Republic of China and the second largest city in the East China region, with an administrative area of 6,600 km 2 (2,500 sq mi) and a total population of 8,270,500 as of 2016.
Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu province, is home to the largest number of Chinese Luehdorfias. A Chinese Luehdorfia has to experience 300 days as a pupa before morphing into a butterfly. But after that, they only live 7 to 20 days, according to the Chinese Luehdoefia Natural History Museum.
Nanjing Underwater World (Chinese: 南京海底世界有限公司) is an aquarium near the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum in Nanjing, China. Underwater World is on the south side of Purple Mountain within walking distance of the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum.
Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge; a source of great pride for the Chinese people as the first bridge across the Yangtze built without foreign assistance. Completed in 1968 after almost nine years of construction, this fine example of Chinese engineering is best accessed via the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge Park on the southern bank.
The Porcelain Tower of Nanjing (Chinese: 琉璃塔; pinyin: Liúlí tǎ), part of the former Bao'en Temple (Chinese: 報恩寺; pinyin: Bao'en Si; literally: "Temple of Repaid Gratitude"), is a historical site located on the south bank of external Qinhuai River in Nanjing, China.
The Presidential Palace in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, housed the Office of the President of the Republic of China since 1927 until the republic was relocated to Taiwan in 1949. It is now a museum called the China Modern History Museum. It is located at No.292 Changjiang Road (formerly Lin Sen Road), in the Xuanwu District of Nanjing.
Tourist Map of Purple Mountain (Click to enlarge) Towering in the eastern suburb of Nanjing, Purple Mountain (Zhongshan Mountain National Park) has been known as one of the four most famous mountains in Southern China.
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The Qinhuai River is a tributary of the Yangtze with a total length of 110 km. It flows through central Nanjing and is called "Nanjing's mother river". It is the "life blood" of the city. The Qinhuai River is divided into inner and outer rivers.
Qixia Temple. There is a saying, “One Qixia Mountain is a half of Jinling’s (Nanjing’s ancient name) history.” There are historical scenic spot on the Qixia Mountain with profound culture meanings. Qixia Temple, the well-known Buddhist temple, is located on the mountain. It was once recognized as one of the Four Largest Temples in history.
Qixia Temple is a Buddhist temple located on Qixia Hill in the suburban Qixia District in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, People's Republic of China, 22km northeast of downtown Nanjing.
Nanjing, as "the ancient capital of six dynasties", has established a museum displaying art ifacts from the ancient Wu, Jin, Song, Qi, Liang and Chen dynasties from the early 3rd century to the end of 6th century.
Crouching behind the Cool Hill (Qingliangshan) in the northwest part of Nanjing, the stone city extends about three thousand meters from the south to the north, with a maximum height of seventeen meters.
Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. Reclining on a mountain slope, the majestic mausoleum blends the styles of traditional imperial tombs and modern architecture. Lying at the mountainside, the vault is more than 700 meters away from the paifang on the square below, which is the entrance of the mausoleum.
Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum Music Stage (Chinese: 中山陵音乐台) is a building affiliated to the complex of Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, located in the southeast of Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum Square in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China.
The inner area of Nanjing enclosed by the city wall is Nanjing City (南京城), with an area of 55 km 2 (21 sq mi), while the Nanjing Metropolitan Region includes surrounding cities and areas, covering over 60,000 km 2 (23,000 sq mi), with a population of over 30 million.
Nanding is a city found in Shandong, China. It is located 36.75 latitude and 118.06 longitude and it is situated at 64 meters above sea level
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Located in the eastern part of the Zhanyuan Garden, the History Museum of Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Tianguo) was completed in 1956. At the beginning of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang built and bestowed the Zhanyuan garden to his brave and loyal general.
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The last scheduled service to Whitehorse from White Pass Railway occurred in October 1982. The White Pass Railway started scheduled service from Skagway, Alaska to Carcross, 72 km (45 mi) south of Whitehorse, in the spring of 2007, but this was disrupted by high lake water levels in August 2007.
Xu Garden, Nanjing, China. 6 likes · 17 were here. Xu Garden, also called Xihuayuan is a classical Chinese garden in Xuanwu District, Nanjing, Jiangsu,...
Xuanwu Lake Xuanwu Lake, with the Nanjing City Wall in the foreground, its islands in the center of the lake, and Nanjing's skyline and mountains in the distance. This is seen from Taicheng, the part of the City Wall that lines the west side of the lake.
The Yangshan Quarry (literally "Yangshan Stele Material") is an ancient stone quarry near Nanjing, China. Used during many centuries as a source of stone for buildings and monuments of Nanjing, it is presently preserved as a historic site.
Zhan Garden (simplified Chinese: 瞻园; traditional Chinese: 瞻園; pinyin: Zhān Yuán, literally "Garden of Forward Watching") is a Chinese garden located on No. 128 Zhan Yuan Road, beside Fuzimiao, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.
Zhongshan Sanfeng connected shaped like a dragon, mountain. Water, city seamless, magnificent, magnificent, ancient "Zhong Shan Lung Poon, Shicheng Hu Ju," said. Zhongshan is located in the north temperate and subtropical summer, the transition zone to the north and south plant introduction, rich variety of plants, trees and lush.