Lies on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, is one of the most delightful destinations in China. Known as the capital city of six or ten dynasties in ancient Chinese history, it has a brilliant cultural heritage. The most dramatic reminder of Nanjing’s past as the capital of several Chinese dynasties is the great city wall, much of which is still intact. Purple Mountain is home to several of the most commonly visited tourist attractions including Dr. Sun Yat Sen’s Mausoleum and the Ming Tomb.Xinjiekou,Hunan Road and Fuzimiao (Confucious Temple) could be considered tourist attractions, shopping areas, or even "eating areas."
Nanjing boasts so many tasty Chinese restaurants that it is impossible to list all of them. To get started, head for Lion’s Bridge. This is a logical starting point as the area offers a large selection and variety of restaurants all packed into one small place. However, wherever you are in Nanjing, you won’t need to travel far to find some excellent traditional Chinese Huaiyang cuisine.
When traveling in China, it is of utmost importance to sample the local famous snacks in every city. In Nanjing, some of these snacks are local specialties ,such as salted soup duck, Dou Fu Nao（Tofu pudding）,duck blood soup, fried spring onion pancake ,etc.