Visit the Mausoleum of Dr Sun Yat Sen, the father of modern China and Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty,. Ascend the city wall of Nanjing at the southern gate of the old city and take a short cruise on the Qinhuai River before strolling around the Confucius Fuzi Temple complex.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling), Nanjing, JiangsuFrom your hotel you will be taken by air conditioned car to Zhongshan Mountain National Park, a vast and picturesque area that contains the Mausoleum of Dr Sun Yat Sen who rallied people to rise up against the last imperial dynasty, the Qing. The Mausoleum is a magnificent building that sits high above the surrounding park.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty, Nanjing, JiangsuThe park is also home to the tomb of Emperor Hongwu, known as the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum. This is a World Cultural Heritage Site and as well as the Mausoleum, the Sacred Way with many stone statues including camels and elephants is fascinating to walk along. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Nanjing City Wall (Ming City Wall), Nanjing, JiangsuAfter lunch, it is time for a little exercise as you arrive to the Zhonghua Gate, the magnificent southern gate of Nanjing’s city wall. This part of the wall is one of the best preserved sections in the city and provides an excellent example of how city walls and gateways were constructed to provide maximum defense against attack by enemies.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Qin Huai River, Nanjing, JiangsuQinhuai River, a more than 100km Long Branch of the Yangtze River.It is said that the river was diverted to the city during the reign of Emperor Qin Shi Huang from where its name comes. Cruising down Qinhua River, you can see many places of interest and enjoy the traditional culture of Nanjing. If time permits, you can pay for a cruise tour by your own. Duration: 50 minutesStop At: Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao), Nanjing, JiangsuYou final visit today is at the Confucian Fuzi Temple Market. Confucian Fuzi Temple originally an imperial examination center to select court officials.The original buildings were destroyed several times in the past of hundreds years. In 1985, the architectural complex of Confucius temple was restored in the style of Ming&Qing dynasties, and the surrounding tea houses, restaurants, shops and other buildings were also rebuilt in the same style. The Confucius temple complex is a collection of Confucius temple, school palace and Jiangnan Gong Yuan(Imperial examination center).The Gong Yuan street along the river is an antique tourist and cultural commercial street. At the same time, according to the historical pattern of the temple fair, the reconstruction of the east market, the west market.The Confucius temple Lantern Festival is held from the first to the 18th day of the first Chinese lunar month.Duration: 30 minutes