Nanjing Culture Experience

The Center of Buddhism Culture

Since the introduction and spreading of Buddhism into China nearly 2000 years ago, Nanjing had played a decisive role in the development of the Buddhism in China. A lot of famous temples and Buddhist monks appeared here in history. Archaeological findings reappeared the parietal bone of Sakyamuni which has been treasured under the relics of a famous temple in the early Ming Dynasty recently. Therefore Nanjing becomes a Buddhism culture center in China.

Famous Temple Recommended:

Jiming Temple

Ticket: 7 RMB

Tel: +86 25 57715595

Add: NO.1, Jimingsi

Opening hours: 7:00-17:00

Transportation: Bus1,2,3,11,20,24,31,44,48,52,67,70,304/Jimingsi Lu Stop

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Historical Relics about Zheng He

The great navigator Zheng He, who has an intimate connection with Nanjing, is an outstanding figure with a worldwide reputation in Chinese history. He made voyages for 7 times, lasting 28 years and arrived of more than 30 countries and regions. Linking up the “Silk Road on Sea”, Zheng He had made a major contribution to enhancing the friendly contacts between China and Asian-African countries.


Zheng He Park

Private garden of Zheng He’s residence when he was living in Nanjing.

Ticket: Free

Tel: +86 25 84419742

Add: No.35, Taiping Xiang

Transportation: Bus 2,1,31,44,49,60,95,304 / Taipingxiang Stop


Treasure-ship Shipyard

It was the place where Zheng He had the famous ocean-going treasure boat built, which was also the starting point of the 7 journeys Zheng He made across the ocean.

Ticket: 30 RMB

Tel: +86 25 86227011

Add: No.57, Lijiang Road

Transportation: Bus 47, 72, 133, 307 / Baochuanyizhi Gongyuan Stop

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Republican-era Architecture

Republican-era Architecture – Tracing the History and Culture of the Republic of China

Dr.Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum

Located at the south side of the Purple Montain, it is Dr.Sun Yat-sen’s mausoleum who is recognized as the father of modern China.

Ticket: Free

Tel: +86 25 84446111

Opening hours: 8:30-17:00(Closed every Monday)

Transportation: Metro Line 2/ Xiamafang Station; Bus 1, 9 / Zhongshanling Stop             


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