About Nanjing

Nanjing is the capital of the province of Jiangsu. It is one of the four ancient capitals of China. It is situated in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and is the central city of the lower Yangtze Basin. It is also known as the City of Emperors due to its ancient history and traditional culture. The city presents a perfect blend of traditional culture and modern culture. It is also a center of Buddhism. The sacred and divine spirits of the religion is palpable in the air of the city. Nanjing presents a peaceful, co-exciting and a close acquaintance with nature to its travelers from the different parts of the world.

Public Transport System

The transport modes available in Nanjing are buses, taxis, and metros.

Cleanliness and Efficiency

Efficiency :- Moderate to High; Cleanliness :- High

Mode & Cost of Transports

Basic bus fare is 1 yuan for regular buses and 2 yuan for air-conditioned buses.

Basic taxi fare is 9 yuan up to the first 3 kilometers and after that the fare increases by 2.4 yuan for every additional kilometer. The taxis are available at a regular frequency with only 0 to 5 minutes of waiting time. The waiting charges for taxis are 2.4 yuan for every 5 minutes.

Basic metro fare is 2 yuan for the journey for the first 8 stations and up to 4 yuan for longer journeys. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket vending machine or from a ticket window at the metro station.

Basic Items & Cost

Name Price
Water Bottle RMB 2.00
Cup of Coffee RMB 24.00
Milk Carton Pack RMB 62.00
Rice/Kg RMB 2.00
White Bread RMB 8.00
Eggs (12) RMB 13.00
Combo Meal RMB 30.00
Fine Dining RMB 150.00
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi RMB 2.00
Domestic Beer RMB 4.00
Imported Beer RMB 13.00
Bottle of Wine RMB 95.00
Cigarettes (20 Pack) RMB 23.00
Taxi ( 1 km ) RMB 4.00
Ticket in local transport (Single way). RMB 2.00
Rent ( One Bed Room) RMB 3650.00
  • Always carry your identification documents while traveling in the city as they can be checked for security purposes
  • Always travel in the official buses and taxis to avoid surcharge which is generally charged by local drivers
  • It is the safest city in China and one can travel and explore the city without any risk
  • The Mandarin language is mainly understood and spoken by taxi drivers. So always carry a hotel business card and get hotel staff to write down your destination names in Chinese to show your taxi driver before you set off.

Night Life

Nanjing's nightlife is very lively and offers competition to Bejing. The night bars and clubs are mainly located around Shanghai road. The dance clubs are lavishly decorated to attract customers. It offers the best cocktails and Chinese cuisines. There are bars which offer live band music. The staff is generally very friendly and welcoming to their guest in the Nanjing bars. There are multiple wine and dine options for the tourists falling within all budgetary limits. Indeed, the nightlife is full of excitement and energy, especially during the holidays and weekends.

Must See

  • Enjoy the Plum festival held at Plum hill for its spectacular shows, exhibitions, and performances
  • Jinling Lanterns Fair held in January is a spectacular lantern festival that you shouldn't miss when in China.
  • Attend the International Tourism Fair held in Nanjing. It is the largest European vacation fair in China.
  • Shop at the Gaochun Spring Shopping Festival. It has a large collection of local folk crafts

Experiences

  • Photography enthusiasts can visit Xuanwu Park. The greenery around this park turns into a sea of cherry blossoms and presents the perfect symmetry of colors.
  • Enjoy the traditional and local Chinese food from the streets of Nanjing.
  • Take a walk along the Xuanwu lakeside to enjoy the natural beauty and peace. 
  • Take a bullet train ride from Nanjing to Shanghai  to experience an adventure on a  high-speed bullet train
  • Go hiking at the Purple Mountain of Nanjing
  • Travelers should taste the city’s main dish - yanshuiya or salted duck

Activities

300 yards Golf Club
Golf
16 Lijing Rd, Pukou Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
16.6 km
Nanjing Dingshan Hotel
Casino
No.90 Cha Ha Er Road, Nanjing, China
Distance From City Center
5.6 km
Nangjing Harvard Golf Club,
Golf
Pukou, Nanjing, Jiangsu
Distance From City Center
20.3 km
Tribe Boutique Hotel
Casino
Room 1404, No.5 Building Kairun Jincheng, No. 132 Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, China
Distance From City Center
2.4 km
Swisstouches Hotel
Casino
Pubin Road No.207, Nanjing
Distance From City Center
26 km
Nanjing Siji Tianlai Hotspring Rural Golf Club,
Golf
Jiangsu, Nanjing, Jiangning
Distance From City Center
38.8 km
Hongshan Forest Zoo
Zoo
Xuanwu, Nanjing
Distance From City Center
8.3 km
Sofitel Zhongshan Golf Resort
Golf
9 Huanling Rd, Xuanwu Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
18.4 km
Nanjing White House Golf Club
Golf
Jiangsu, Nanjing, Xuanwu, Taipingmen Rd
Distance From City Center
5.5 km
Central Hotel Nanjing
Casino
75 Zhongshan Road, Nanjing
Distance From City Center
2.8 km
LIBRAIRIE AVANT-GARDE
Book Store
173 Guangzhou Rd, Gulou Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 210024
Distance From City Center
3.6 km

Shopping

Element Fresh Cafe
Shopping Malls
China, Jiangsu Sheng, Nanjing Shi, Xuanwu Qu, Zhongshan Rd, 210029
Distance From City Center
2.7 km
Zhongtian Youbika Market
Antique Markets
Jiangsu, Nanjing, Qinhuai, Pingjiangfu Rd
Distance From City Center
5.4 km
Jiangsu
Antique Markets
Shitoucheng Rd, Gulou Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
10.4 km
Nanjing Qingliangshan Collection Market C Unit
Antique Markets
Guangzhou Rd, Gulou Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
1.8 km
Zhongtian Youbika Market
Antique Markets
Jiangsu, Nanjing, Qinhuai, Pingjiangfu Rd
Distance From City Center
5.4 km
Chengnan Flea Market
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Shuanglong Ave, Jiangning Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
16.2 km
Confucius Temple Great Market
Flea Markets and Bazaars
188 Pingjiangfu Rd, Qinhuai Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
10.00 km
Nanjing Suhong Flea Market
Flea Markets and Bazaars
China, Jiangsu, Nanjing, Xia Guan Qu, Wubaicun Rd
Distance From City Center
7.9 Km
Ningguang Flea Market
Flea Markets and Bazaars
205 County Rd, Jiangning Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
50.3 km
Tangzi Street Flea Market
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Chaotiangong W St, Bai Xia Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 210029
Distance From City Center
2.6 km
Nanjing Center Wholesale Market
Handicrafts and Souviners
Huaibin Rd, Xia Guan Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
6.4 km
Nanjing Hongshan Fair Trade Market
Handicrafts and Souviners
China, Jiangsu Sheng, Nanjing Shi, Xuanwu Qu
Distance From City Center
11.4 km
Nanjing Production Ziliao Center Wholesale Market
Handicrafts and Souviners
Jiangsu, Nanjing, Xia Guan Qu, Central N Rd
Distance From City Center
6.2 km
Nanjing Xiewangzhuan Hypermarket
Handicrafts and Souviners
160 Hongwu Rd, XinJieKou, Bai Xia Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
3.4 km
Nanjing Zijincheng Market
Handicrafts and Souviners
19 Muxuyuan St, Bai Xia Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
6.8 Km
Deji Plaza
Shopping Malls
18 Zhongshan Rd, XinJieKou, Xuanwu Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
1.7 km
Golden Eagle International Shopping Center
Shopping Malls
1 Zhujiang Rd, ZhuJiang Lu, Xuanwu Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 210029
Distance From City Center
1.6 Km
Pengxin Aqua City
Shopping Malls
1 Jiankang Rd, Bai Xia Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
4.6 km
Wanda Plaza
Shopping Malls
98 Jiangdong Middle Rd, Jianye Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng
Distance From City Center
5.4 km
Fashion Lady Mall
Shopping Malls
China, Jiangsu Sheng, Nanjing Shi, 白下区 XinJieKou,210029
Distance From City Center
3.6 km
Nanjing Lukou International
Nanjing Feiyuan Group Taxi
Eastern Taxi Company
Nanjing Lukou International Airport
  • Yuhuashi Necklace/bracelet
  • Fans and scarfs made of royal fabric
  • Rabbit lanterns
  • Yuhua Tea, it is the famous tea of China
  • Jinling Gold Leaf is an antique Chinese artifact and artwork
  • Wooden carvings of Chinese legendary and mythical figures

Official Language

Mandarin

Other Language

Nanjing, English is also spoke... Read more

Spoken Language

Nanjing dialect of Jianghuai M... Read more

Currency

Renminbi (RMB)

Population

8 (Millions)

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Weather

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Ambulance

121

 

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Police

110

 

Electric socket

Type A
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)
Type C
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)
Type I
Type I ( 230 V 50 Hz)
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Airport Name / IATA Code

Nanjing Lukou International - NKG

Best time to visit

Spring and fall are the best times to visit.

Moderate time to visit

The moderate time of the year is the winter season covering the months of December, January, February, and March. It is very cold and occasionally snows too.

Worst time to visit

Summer is sweltering and unpleasant.

Taxi

Start Tariff: RMB 10.00

1 Km. Tariff: RMB 3.70

1 Hour Waiting Tariff: RMB 37.50

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