Taiping Heavenly Kingdom History Museum
Hong Xiuquan, the leader of the Taiping, had a palace built in Nánjīng, but the building was completely destroyed when Nánjīng was taken...
The Confucian Fūzǐ Temple, in the south of the city in a pedestrian zone, was a centre of Confucian study for more than 1500 years. But...
Imperial Examinations History Museum
Across from the Fūzǐ temple complex to the east is this museum. It’s a recent reconstruction of the building where scholars once spent...
Kūnqǔ, an extant form of Chinese opera originating from Jiāngsū, is staged here every Saturday evening. There are English subtitles and...
Sculpting in Time
This branch of the excellent Taiwanese cafe chain is an appealing, relaxed spot with an outdoor terrace overlooking the river. It’s a...
400 Zhongshan Nanlu · interesting places nearby
Finnegans Wake information
After relocating to an alley off Zhongshan Nanlu in a rebuilt historical neighbourhood, this pricey expats’ bar has gone even pricier. Guinness on tap and an Irish bartender also belts out the tunes. Phone if you can’t find the bar. Don’t try the chilli vodka unless you want to spend the night writhing on the ground.