Arrival at Nanjing ( L )Nanjing 2 Day Highlight TourArriving at Nanjing railway stations or Nanjing Lukou Airport in the morning, you are met by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel in Nanjing. After lunch, start your Nanjing tour with the visit to Ming Xiaoling Tomb. The only world cultural heritage site in Nanjing, Ming Xiaoling Tomb is the burial site of the Hongwu Emperor (Zhu Yuanzhang), the first emperor and founder of Ming Dyansty (1368-1644) of China. The tomb construction took 24 yeas from 1381 to ended in 1405. The mausoleum is mainly composed of the Sacred Way and the Mausoleum Complex.
Move on to Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. Dr. Sun Yat-sen is considered to be the “Father of Modern China” who fought against the imperial Qing government and ended the monarchy and established the Republic of China after the 1911 revolution.
Continue to visit Linggu Temple. Linggu Temple Scenic Area is named after the namesake temple–Linggu Temple. Now the scenic area is mainly composed of Linggu Temple, Linggu Pagoda, the Beamless Hall, the Entrance Gate, the Paifang and a large screen wall. From 1928 to 1935 during the Kuomintang Government, the Linggu Temple was gradually built into a cemetery dedicated to the the National Revolutionary Army’s martyes.
Return to your hotel in Nanjing and free for rest of the day.
Day 02Leave Nanjing ( B L )Nanjing 2 Day Highlight TourAfter breakfast at your hotel, first visit Nanjing Massacre Museum. The Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders tells the overwhelming atrocities of raping, killing, burning and looting committed by the Japanese forces of aggression during the six weeks from December 13 to January, 1938.
Then head to Yangtze River Bridge. Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge is the first bridge over the Yangtze River designed and built by China’s own technical strength. Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge is the pride of Chinese people and a proof of the spirit and ability of the Chinese people in Mao Zedong’s era.
Continue to visit Presidential Palace. The Presidential Palace is a solid history book of 600 years’ Chinese modern history from the Ming Dynasty, through Qing Dynasty, Taiping Heavenly Kingdom and the Republic of China.
Head to Zhonghua Gate. The Zhonghua Gate was one of the massive and defensive complex on the city wall of Nanjing. It was the southern gate of the ancient Nanjing city wall. It is recognized as the largest ancient city wall gate in the world.
Move on to Taiping Heavenly Kingdom History Museum. The museum is housed in a garden complex built in Ming Dynasty style where once the Taiping Kingdom officials lived. The museum tells the history of Taiping army from starting Guangdong by using maps, some exhibits on display like Hong Xiuquan’s seals, coins, weapons and texts and laws.
Finally visit the Fuzi Temple ( Confucius Temple ). The Confucius Fuzi Temple has the history of over 1500 years. It has been damaged and rebuilt for many times. Today, the temple you see is the restored Qing Dynasty style buildings in traditional style. In addition, the area around the Confucius Temple has become a busy and lively commercial area packed with tourists thronging here for shopping, eating and mearry-making.
At the end of the tour, you are either transferred to Nanjing airport (Nanjing railway station) for your next destination or your hotel in Nanjing.
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