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John Rabe House

John Rabe House is a small German-style building, situated at Xiaofenqiao No.1 in Gulou campus of Nanjing University. It's where John Rabe, the former Chairman of the International Committee for the Nanking Safety Zone, resided and wrote the famous "Diaries of John Rabe".

The Former Residence of Wei Yuan

Wei Yuan (1794-1857) – famous scholar, Chinese modern enlightenment thinker from Shaoyang city of Hunan province in the last Qing Dynasty. Wei Yuan was acknowledged as one of the most outstanding intellectuals who saw the world with wide open perspectives in modern China.

Jinghai Temple

Jinghai Temple is a 15th century temple in the southwest of Shizi Mountain (Chinese: 狮子山) in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. It was constructed to recognize the contribution of Zheng He's voyage by the emperor in Ming Dynasty. In 1842, China's first unequal treaty Treaty of Nanking was discussed in the temple. It was devastated in the Taiping Rebellion and the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Qixia Temple

Qixia Temple is a Buddhist temple located on Qixia Hill in the suburban Qixia District in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, People's Republic of China, 22 kilometres northeast of downtown Nanjing. It is one of Nanjing's most important Buddhist temples.

Linggu Temple

Linggu Temple is a Buddhist temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. The temple was described as 'the best Buddhist temple in the world'. It was now surrounded by a large park. The temple was first built in 515 under the reign of the Liang Dynasty (502-557). It used to lie at the northeast foot of Mount Zhongshan, i.e.

Jiming Temple

Jiming Temple (Cock-crow Temple) is located on a hill in the northeast part of the city. It is an extraordinary location, and each edifice is built successively higher on the hill, as if the temple itself were climbing toward the sky. Most of the buildings are bright yellow, with dark red trim and beautiful tile roofs.


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