The autumn palette in Nanjing highlights a full and gorgeous color, thus the tone is of a decorous feeling. This autumn impression may embrace a rain, a leaf, a road, a cup of tea, and a city wall. It fits well with the history of the six dynasties in Nanjing and is in harmony with all the details of the ancient city of Nanjing.
Autumn landscape is the most impressive part of Nanjing, only God could create such a wonderful palette with red and yellow, gorgeous but romantic, quiet, and poetic. Enjoying Nanjing's autumn sights, you may know what "storied dyeing" means, and experience the golden yellow and bright red of Nanjing. With the rich colors, you may be overwhelmed by the autumn landscape and atmosphere in Nanjing.
In Nanjing's autumn, there are 600-meter Sacred Path with stone statues, Yihe Road with plane trees, Qingliang Hill with ginkgo trees, Qixia Mountain with red maple trees and ancient buildings, and iridescent Zhima Ridge. In addition to these delightful autumn sights, it is recommended to taste fine food offered only in autumn to enjoy different "attractions" in Nanjing.
Nanjing's autumn features the autumn wind blowing away the summer heat and impatience, only the coolness for the outdoors is left. Now that we have seen the overwhelming color of Nanjing's autumn, let's explore some joys in this ancient city with a growing sense of autumn.
Nanjing is a time-honored city where you can trace wonderful stories behind from numerous buildings, streets and lanes.
(Photo: Nanjing Museum; source: Nanjing Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism)
(Photo: Spiral stair of the library of Hohai University; source: Nanjing Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism)