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Yangtze River Best Place to Visit – Nanjing


Yangtze River and Yellow River are both the mother river of China. Yangtze River originates from the Mt. Geladandong to Shanghai City. In Yangtze River history, there are many attractions on Yangtze River such as Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam, Fengdu Ghost City, White Emperor City and Chongqing Municipality. There are also many Yangtze Cruise from Chongqing such as Yangtze Victoria Cruise, Yangtze New Century Cruise and Yangtze Overseas Cruise.

Along Yangtze River history, there are some coastal cities, Chongqing, Wuhan, Nanjing and Shanghai.

Yangtze River Best Place to Visit – Nanjing Introduction

Nanjing City was the legal capital of Republic of China and now it is one of the provinces of China. Nanjing is one of the ancient cities of China.

Nanjing City situated in the lower reaches of Yangtze River and it is the important production and economic center of lower reaches of Yangtze River. It is also the cultural education centers of China. It is also the important transportation junction of eastern part of China.

Yangtze River Best Place to Visit – Nanjing History

Nanjing is the ancient city of China. Due to the location and history, it is always the war place in ancient China. Thus many officials suggested the emperor to plant the tress and built the defence walls. Still now, there are some preserved well in Nanjing City.

In Chu-Qin Dynasty

During the Warring States, Nanjing City is one of the cities of Wu State.

In B.C 472, there was an ancient city built in Nanjing City by Goujian Emperor, Yue State.

In B.C 306, Nanjing City was called Jinlingyi.

In B.C 210, Jinlingyi was changed to Moling by First Emperor of Qin(259-210 B.C).

Yangtze River Best Place to Visit – Nanjing Navigation

Nanjing port is the largest port of mainland of China. It is the third largest container port.

In 2008, the freighter throughput of Nanjing port is about 111 million ton. Nanjing Port is 98 kilometers long and there are 64 berths which 16 berths could accept 10-thousand ton ships.

Yangtze River Best Place to Visit – Nanjing Tourism Scenic Spot

There are many different types of scenic spots in Nanjing City such as ancient city scenery, historical relic scenery, unique building scenery, religion tour, folk custom tour, and high technology tour.

This article is from Meiyatravel.