"Nanjing - City of Rich History" Nanjing by chatterley

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Ancient Chinese Capital City

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
Xuanwu Lake
Fuzi Temple Shopping District

  • Last visit to Nanjing: Dec 2006
  • Intro Updated Dec 17, 2006
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    Jul 10, 2008 at 12:55 PM

    Interesting page! Looks nice, but my colleagues who travelled there always complained that there's so much smog.

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