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Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum
Opening: 6:30 ~ 18:30
Closed on Monday
Admission: Free of charge for The Tomb area
Brief introduction: Dr. Sun Yat-sen is the founding father of the Republic of China and fore-runner of the Chinese democratic revolution movement. The Mausoleum covers an area of around 80,000 square meters, and its main construction is flanked around a central kernel line – an embodiment of traditional Chinese architectural style. In 2007, it became one of the first state-level top-grade (5A) scenic zones.
Nanjing Municipal Museum
Opening: 9:00 ~ 16:30 Closed on Monday Admission: Free Brief introduction: This Museum is the first big-scale comprehensive museum sponsored by the Nation, covering a construction area of 35,000 square meters and imitating imperial palace's architectural style. The garden inside is rich in plantation, with various stone sculptures and cultural relics lying around, reflecting the merging of humanistic and natural sceneries.
Nanjing Cloud-pattern Brocade Museum
Opening: 8:30 ~ 17:30 Admission: Free Brief introduction: This venue mainly exhibits the ethnic embroidery art form represented by the renowned cloud-pattern brocade, which has a long history of 1500 years. The first floor of the museum is a retail area and the second floor is a realistic display of the embroidering machines and the brocade making processes acted by real workers.
Stone City Park
Opening: 8:00 ~ 17:00
Admission: Free
Brief introduction: The Stone City is also named as the 'ghost-face fortress'. It was built by Sun Quan as a military fort during the Dongwu period in the Triple-State era. In 1990, the city of Nanjing built a public park upon the old relics. With 'Stone City retrospective' as its theme, this attraction has organically incorporated a rich history and natural beauty, embodying the features of the city's historical and cultural heritage.
Presidential Residence
Opening: 7:30 ~ 18:00, March 1st ~ October 31st
                    7:30 ~ 17:30, November 1st ~ November 30th
                    December 1st ~ February 29th
Admission: 40 Yuan RMB/One Ticket
Brief introduction: The Presidential Residence in Nanjing has a history of over 600 years. During the period from the 1840 Opium War through the liberation in 1949, this place was witness to and the very origin of many of China's crucial political and military events. Presently it has become the Nation's biggest Museum of Modern History.
Rain-flower Terrace Martyrs' Tomb
Opening: 8:30 ~ 16:30
Closed on Monday
Admission: Free
Brief introduction: The Rain-flower Terrace is a sacred place commemorating the China's new democratic revolution movement. It is a national level key unit for cultural relics preservation as well as one of the first nation-level 4A grade tourist attractions. It incorporates the functions of education, tourism, leisure and recreation.
Pagoda Overlooking the Yangtze River
Opening: 8:00 ~ 17:00
Admission: 40 Yuan RMB/Ticket
Brief introduction: The Pagoda is situated on the Lion Hill in the northeast of Nanjing, overlooking the Yangtze River. The main building covers a construction area of over 4,000 square meters, with 7 levels including 3 under ground. It is credited as one of the four most famous pagoda of the south-of-the-Yangtze-River area, in addition to being one of the top ten pagodas of China.
Xuanwu Lake Park
Opening:7:00 ~ 21:00
Brief introduction: In ancient times, the lake was named 'Sangpo', and it adopted today's lake form in the Triple-State period. The shores of the lake form the shape of a diamond. There are five small islands in the lake, dividing the water areas into four big sections. Various types of bridges link all the islands. Lotus flowers are a feature of the lake, as in the summer and autumn, the water is surfaced by large areas of green leaves, emitting fresh flavor of nature and enchanting scenery.
Confucius Temple Scenic Zone
Brief introduction: Located next to the Gong Yard (Scholars' Academy) on the north banks of the famous Qinhuai River, the Confucius Temple in Nanjing was initially built in the Song Dynasty, whose unique architectural features have formed the essence of the Qinhuai River scenic belt. In 1990, this scenic area was rated one of the top 40 tourist attractions on China, and in 2000 was chosen as one of the first group of national level 4A grade scenic spots.