Jiangsu Province Guide
Purple Mountain is known as the “lung of Nanjing” and for good reason. This massive, forested park area situated within Nanjing boasts fresh and cool air compared to the muggy, polluted city center.
Nanjing has many famous specialty foods. Some of these are unique to Nanjing and others are found all over China but get a special twist in Nanjing.
The quality and quantity of duck eaten in Nanjing has earned it one of it’s many nicknames - "Yadu" (鸭都) or "Duck Capital".
Covering 770 square meters with a parterre, a square and a lake, the park includes five main parts: Monument to Martyrs in Huaihai Campaign, Memorial of the Campaign, Statue of the Five Generals, National Defense Education Museum, and Steles.
Dingyuan Garden of Suzhou is located in the "first garden scenic area camellias" huqiu mountain ancient village, covers an area of more than one hundred mu, of which 26 mu, natural water YingHua pavilion, including water corridor, monuments, more than 30 sites size.
Address:The entire stretch of Yanfu Rd. runs along the canal
Price:It`s up to what kind of boat you choose to take.
Just north of the city center (Wenchang Pavillion) lies the tree and park lined Hu Cheng Canal 护城河 (also called the Qian Long Waterway). Yanfu Road runs along the waterway. Emperor Qianlong used this route to enter the city and visit Slender West Lake.
Xima Terrace was built to commemorate General Xiang Yu who lived at the end of the Qin dynasty.Originally Xima Terrace was a place for General Xiang Yu to inspect his soldiers and cavalry.
Many temples and pavilions have been built here over the last 2000 years and it has become a place for men of letters to speculate and study history.
Price:Free enter for the outside, inner side 20 Yuan/ticket
Close to the city center and featuring 368 hectares of water and 104 hectares of land, Xuanwu Lake Park is a favourite getaway for locals. Well before the sunrise and even after sunset, the park is bustling with visitors. Some come to walk, jog, or fly kites, others to practice Tai Chi, and many more just want to enjoy the scenery
Price:Toll 30 RMB, go and back
Nanjing Yangtze River Tunnel finally finished, let`s driver there and have a look of this amazing tunnel in Nanjing, which made many generations dream come true, no more traffic jam on Yangtze River Bridge, no more slow ferry, it will only take 5 minutes to cross Yangtze River.
Address:No. 43 Taijian Lane, Pingjiang District
Price:about CNY 100 per person
Having more than 200 year's history, good and authentic Suzhou cuisine here is noted world wide.It got it's name from a famous old movie named" xiao xiao deyue lou". It keeps the traditional Suzhou cooking features of stewing, simmering and braising.
Address:Shilu Business Center
Price:45RMB/Ticket,Over 70 years old free of charge(with passport)
Santang old street is Numer one old street in Suzhou.
With a river along, streets around it, bridges, boats, it`s really nice whatever at day time or night time. Many couples come here to take wedding photos, travlers must bring a camera to remember one of the best view of Suzhou.
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