Nanjing (Nánjīng 南京) is the capital city of Jiangsu Province, and the provincial political, economic and cultural center. Located in the lower reaches of Yangtze River, southwest of the province.
Nanjing is one of the historical and cultural cities rectified by the state. The discovery of the Nanjing Ape revealed the trace of human influence some 350,000 years ago. The area war inhabited and cultivated about 6,000 years ago. Nanjing bears the reputation of the Capital of Ten Dynasties, being since the year 229 AD the capital of Wu, Eastern Jin, Song, Qi, Liang, Chen, Southern Tang, Ming, Taiping Kingdom,and Republic of China subsequently.
Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum is roc sun yat-sen, the forerunner of the Chinese democratic revolution of sun yat-sen mausoleum, located in the south east, nanjing city, jiangsu province, bordering on Friday MingXiaoLing, east perez-uzza soul valley temple. In 1926, January start building, in 1929 June 1st at FengAn p.85. 1961 become national key units of cultural relics protection.
Confucius Temple (Fuzimiao) was originally constructed in the year of 1034 in the Song Dynasty. It was a place to worship and consecrate Confucius, the great philosopher and educator of ancient China. This temple suffered repeated damage and has been rebuilt on several occasions since that time. 1937 was the most destruction when it was burnt to ruin by Japanese aggressors. In 1984, the temple was rebuilt under the support of the local government. The temple is located besides the Qinhuai River.
Qinhuai River, in the southwest of the city, extends one hundred kilometers. The river used to be the most flourishing part of the city in the old days. In many Chinese novels, it is renowned as a place which nurtured beauties and romance. Today, it is a place for people to recall the old splendor of this historical city. Like all sights here, it tells the story of past, present and future of the city.
Xuanwu Lake is in the central-northeast part of Nanjing, it nears Nanjing Railway Station and Ji Ming Temple. It is surrounded by three mountains in three directions: the Zijing mountain to the east, the Jizhao mountain and Fuzhou mountain to the south and the Mufu mountain to the north. The Ming city wall borders the park to its south and east. The lake covers 472 hectares. Xuanwu Lake is one of Nanjing Zhongshan state-level scenic spots and an important part of the national AAAA class tourist attractions. It is the largest comprehensive park in Nanjing with the function of entertainment, leisure and exercise.
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