"Nanjing - City of Rich History" Nanjing by chatterley
Nanjing Travel Guide: 492 reviews and 1,297 photos
Nanjing is a city that is rich in history. It was the capital city for 10 different dynasties and governments of China, including Chiang Kai-Shek's Kuomingtang government. During the Sino-Japanese war, the city fell to the enemy troops, and it was estimated that hundred thousands of local Nanjing people were killed in the historical event which is now known as the "Rape of Nanjing".
The sights we saw in Nanjing include:
Zhonghua Gate (Zhonghua Men)
Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge
Jade-carvings and Crystal Exhibition
Fuzi Temple Shopping District
When shopping at the Fuzi Temple District, be wary of pickpockets. They usually operate in pairs. Our tour guide... more travel advice
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