Enjoy a leisurely tour of Jiangsu’s Ancient Towns
Relax on a boat ride, experience the charm of the ancient water towns , marvel at the changing scenery of little Chinese Bridges.
eel the allure of oriental architecture
The gardens in Jiangsu are breathtakingly beautiful, immerse yourself in a garden full of natural beauty, rich cultural heritage.
The quest for the silk road
With over 5000 years of history, even today Silk is considered a luxury. In Jiangsu you can’t miss the Suzhou silk museum where you will not only see the beautiful silk but can also take part in the process. In Nanjing be sure to find out about the famous Nanjing Yunjin Brocade renowned for its exquisite craftsmanship, elegant patterns and smooth textures.
The Grand Canal: Exploring Chinese History
As a UNESCO world heritage site, and the longest canal in the world, the Grand Canal has so much history to offer the traveller . Within Jiangsu the canal stretches 325KM through the 7 cities including Suzhou , Wuxi, Yangzhou,Yanghzou, Huaian, Suqian and Xuzhou. Take a trip along the canal to experience the unique feeling of Jiangnan culture.
Jiangsu Province, Home to some of the most attractive tourism destinations in Asia located on a 500 mile stretch on the yellow sea.
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Yuantouzhu, or "Turtle Head Isle" in English (so called because the islands shape resembles a turtle's head)In Poetry, Turtle Head Isle is praised to be the best scenic area of Tai Lake. You can’t miss Cherry Bloosom Valley (樱花谷) in the spring where over 30,000 cherry blossom trees start to bloom.
The Qinghuai river is the largest river in Nanjing. Along the banks you can find many areas of interest including Confucius temple, and Ming Dynasty zhan yuan garden. Visit there to find out how in ancient times Chinese governments chose officials. Today, the Qinhuai River is so charming that it has the Nanjing must see river cruise.
The deer reserve park is a part of the Yancheng National Nature Reserve, which is a conservation area for endangered bird species, including the red crowned crane, insects, fish and animal species.It is the world’s biggest Père David's deer (also known as Milu or elaphure) nature reserve. UNESO has put it on the “list of wetlands of International Importance.”
Situated in the northern suburbs of Yangzhou,the Slender west lake boasts picturesque scenery with elegant architecture enjoying the reputation of being the “most beautiful garden on earth”. The artistic stalls, pleasant pavilions, and small bridges arching over gently flowing streams is full of poetic romance.
Zhou's former residence was first built during the Qing Dynasty. It is now a place of interest to commemorate the establishment of China's first Premier of People's Republic of China in 1949, Zhou Enlai. The memorial is in two parts; the main hall and the auxiliary hall. Visit the residence to learn more about Zhou Enlai's glorious life.
The Suzhou museum which fully utilizes the most advanced architectural concepts whilst preserving traditional architectural elements of Suzhou was designed by world-renowned Pritzker Prize-winning Chinese-American architect architect Leoh Ming Pei. The museum has a wide range of ancient Chinese art, paintings, calligraphy and handmade crafts.
Tuisi Garden listeed as an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in 2001 (meaning the garden for people to "look back and atone for past wrongdoings") is an exquisite Qing dynasty style garden with a unique layout containing pavilions, terraces, towers, porches, bridges, halls and chambers centered by a pond make it appear as if the architectures are floating on it.
The scenic area includes both ancient and modern city buildings. Take a walk along the river, or take a cruise line on the canal to gain a better understanding of Grand Canal and Jiangsu history. Scenic areas include many cultural attractions such as the Opera Museum, Couplet Museum and Yu Long Park.
Situated at the southern bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing has a history of over 2,500 years. Having served as the capital city for nearly 500 years, it is recognized as one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, also known as the “capital of six dynasties” and the “metropolis of ten regimes”.
“In heaven there is paradise and on earth there is Suzhou”.The city's imperial atmosphere with canals, stone bridges, pagodas, and elegant gardens have all added to its status as one of the top tourist attractions in China. The ancient water towns and classical gardens will ensure you have a fantastic time.
Xuzhou has a history of more than 5000 years. The first city along the canal in Jiangsu province is Xuzhou, a city with a history of more than 5,000 years. As the place of origin for the Han culture, the city has rich cultural heritages ans historical sites, often dubbed as the “Athens of the East”.