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Autumn Journey to the Historical & Cultural Legacies in Nanjing

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.

Discover the Nanjing-Style Autumn

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?

Best Places for Autumn Photography 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

Glittering Ginkgo Trees in Nanjing

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

Fiery-Red Maples in Nanjing

In autumn, the trees in Nanjing are dyed in beautiful colors by nature mother. Maple leaves at this time turn into dazzling red. Looking around, the fiery red maple leaves spread on the hills and mountain slopes or set off against traditional Chinese architecture, forming gorgeous pictures. What are the best places to capture the beauty of red maples then?

Romantic Plane Trees in Nanjing

Plane trees are Nanjing's "calling card". The autumn landscape dominated by plane trees is full of the lingering charm of a thousand-year-old ancient capital. What are the best places to admire the plane trees then?

Recommended places for admiring plane trees: Meiling Palace/Yihe Road/Huanling Road