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  • Nanjing Private Tour from Shanghai

    1. Nanjing Private Tour from Shanghai

    You will make your own way to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station for your train to Nanjing.Your round-trip train tickets will be purchased and delivered to your hotel in Shanghai downtown a day before the tour. When you arrive at Nanjing meet your guide at Nanjing Railway station and then transfer to visit the Chaotian Gong or the “Heaven Palace”. The buildings which can be seen today at the Chaotian Gong were actually constructed in the nineteenth century, and now house a museum. This museum holds an interesting collection which includes fragments of the porcelain pagoda and the fifteenth century Ming Dynasty monument destroyed in the course of the Taiping Rebellion. Then you will be taken to visit the Zhonghua Gate. Zhonghua Gate (translated as the Chinese Gate) is the south gate of Nanjing City, Jiangsu province. A precious cultural relic, Zhonghua Gate has the double distinction of ...

  • Nanjing Highlights Tour

    2. Nanjing Highlights Tour

    A local expert tour guide will pick you up from your Nanjing hotel lobby or Railway Station (Nanjing Railway Station or South Railway Station) at approx. 8:30 am and accompany you as you start the highlight day trip in Nanjing. Your will firstly come to visit Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum. With deep historical significance, magnificent architecture, and beautiful scenery, it is a must see when visiting Nanjing. Follow your guide to learn about the life of this great Chinese revolutionist. Move on to visit the Confucius Temple, also named Fuzimiao in Chinese. It is a place to worship and consecrate Confucius. The beautiful Qinhuai River and bustling commercial streets nearby will make your trip more memorable. After lunch, proceed to visit the Nanjing Municipal Museum. Located inside Chaotian Palace, this is a comprehensive museum of history and art. View the Chinese ancient palace buildi...

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  • Nanjing: Sun–Yat Sen Mausoleum, Tombs and Massacre Hall Tour

    3. Nanjing: Sun–Yat Sen Mausoleum, Tombs and Massacre Hall Tour

    After your hotel pick–up, drive to the Purple Mountain to find Dr. Sun-Yat Sen's Mausoleum, where in 1929 Dr. Sun was buried. Respected as the father of Modern China, the Doctor fought unyieldingly against the corrupt Qing Dynasty government. Continue to the Ming Tombs, not to be mistaken for the Ming Tombs in Beijing. The Nanjing tombs were built during the reign of Zhu Yuanzhang, founder of the capital of China in Nanjing in 1368 during the Ming Dynasty. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the tombs are a must-see for travelers. After a break for lunch, visit the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall, the site of a bloody massacre in which an estimated 300,000 people were slaughtered. The innovative museum opened to the public on 2007 and consists of four parts, namely the assembly ground, the exhibition hall, the site of the massacre and the Peace Park. 

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