15 Incredible Things You Can Only Do in Nanjing, China

September 19, 2023
By Brittany Henderson

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One of China’s oldest cities, Nanjing in Jiangsu Province is abundant with impressive monuments and museums.  As one of the country’s Four Ancient Capitals, the city was the base of power throughout multiple dynasties, including during the Eastern Wu (229 - 280) and Ming (1368 - 1421) dynasties . Just 60 minutes by bullet train from the skyscraping intensity of Shanghai, Nanjing is surrounded by natural wonders that look like they're straight out of a Pixar cartoon, from the purple-tinged Zhongshan Mountain National Park to tranquil Xuanwu Lake. Here’s what to see and do while you’re there. 

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