Winter is the festive season for Chinese family reunion and welcoming the New Year. The long and rich history and culture of Nanjing, titled “Ancient Capital for Six Dynasties”, have left it with the legacy of an abundance of excellent, unique and wonderful festivals and customs that attract tourists to have a touch of the traditional Chinese culture and explore Nanjing.
As an old Chinese saying goes, spring and summer are the seasons to sprout and grow, while autumn and winter, to harvest and store up. In winter, the perfect time to recharge yourself, a relaxing getaway in hot spring can work wonders for your health by releasing stress, nourishing skin, easing body and mind, stimulating blood circulation and enhancing overall well-being.
Nanjing prides itself on a long history and profound cultural heritages. There's nothing better than embarking on a journey to this time-honored city and explore its historical sites in autumn days! Start your journey by visiting the great cultural legacies our ancient ancestors have left, and walk around the city to check out its magnificent historical and cultural attractions.
Where can we feel the autumn in Nanjing? It is in the romance of plane trees in the city, the dazzling gold of gingko, the fiery red of maple and the orange yellow of metasequoia. Autumn in Nanjing is as splendid as a palette overturned by the god. Where can we go enjoying the beautiful sceneries, taking photos, climbing mountains and hiking in Nanjing?
If you are a shutterbug, then you must not miss Zhongshan Mountain National Park and Zhima Ridge in autumn, where you can catch all the most beautiful autumn sceneries!
Recommended places for photography: Zhongshan Mountain National Park/Zhima Ridge
After an autumn rain, gingko leaves turn yellow, and the ancient temples, buildings and mountains and rivers are dotted by the bright yellow leaves. Suddenly the wind blows and the leaves flutter, you will get an eyeful of golden landscape. What a brilliant world!
Recommended places for admiring ginkgo trees: Huiji Temple/Qingliang Mountain Park/Xuanwu Lake Park