China Trip Nanjing October 18,2015

China Trip Nanjing October 18,2015

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Brief Introduction
After the collapsed of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 ) Nanjing became the capital for China nationalist republic under first China Presidet dr.Sun Yat Sen.Nanjing is well known as capital city of six or ten dynasties .the last time Nanjing Became The capital city for dynasty was during The Reign of Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang (21 October 1328 – 24 June 1398 )from Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and short lived Taping Kingdom (1851-1864).
Good news for tourists who want to visit Nanjing since September 10, 2015, the 72-Hour Visa-Free Policy has been implemented in the city to facilitate passport holders of 51 countries and regions to enjoy a visa-free stay up to 72 hours when taking an international transfer via Lukou Airport. At present, it’s reported that the 72-hour free stay duration is to be extended to 144 hours and passengers can travel to Shanghai and Zhejiang as well

Places Of Interest
1.
Xiaoling Mausoleum of Ming Dynasty

Xiaoling Mausoleum of Ming Dynasty
Xiaoling Mausoleum of Ming Dynasty

This is the important attractions in Najing.Xiaoling mausoleum is the final resting place for First Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)  Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang with his wife Empress Ma.this place quite far from city centre it is located in the eastern suburbs of Nanjing City at the southern foot of Purple Mount.need 50 year to fisnish contruction this tomb began from 1381 and finished at 1431.the name of Xiaoling came from Empress Ma Title ‘Queen of Xiao Ci’ which means ‘Queen of Filial Piety and Kindness.
When enter this mausoleum dirst we will pass sacred way where we can see animal statue in left and side and continue to main body mausoleum where Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang and Empress Ma Buried .this is located behind the huge thick wall which close for Tourist.

Admission Fee:CNY 70

How To Get there Visitors may take bus line 20, 203 or 315 to Xiaoling Mausoleum of Ming Dynasty; One may also take subway line 2 and get off at Xiaoling Mausoleum of Ming Dynasty / Muxuyuan Station.

2.Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum

Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum
Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum

For China People dr.Sun Yat Sen (1866-1921)is a great figure who change the history of China he overthrown Qing Dynasty in 1911 and made China became Republic ending thousands years era of Dynasty in China. to honour his contribution for China The China Government and people built this mausoleum for him which began the construction 1926 and finished in 1929.
Around the Mausoleum there are many memorial buildings such as the Zhengqi Pavilion, Open-air Music Hall, Waxwork Home of Democratic Revolution, the Sun Yat-sen Museum and so on.

Admission Fee: Mausoleum is free, including Fraternity Square, the Mausoleum Passage, Entrance to the Mausoleum, the Stele Pavilion, the Sacrificial Hall and the Burial Room;

Opening Time: 08:30-17:00;

10:00-17:00 on November 12 (the birthday of Dr. Sun Yat-sen);

The Sacrificial Hall and the Burial Room are closed every Monday.

Transportation: Visitors may take bus line 34 or 201 to the Mausoleum Station and then go to the site by sightseeing vehicle or foot;

One may also take subway line 2 and get off at Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum /Xiamafang Station, and then take a sightseeing vehicle to the site.

3.Linggu Temple

Linggu Temple
Linggu Temple

From dr.Sun Yat sen mausoleum with cable car we went to Linggu temple.Linggu Temple is one of Linggu Scenic spot attraction. This Buddhist temple was built in Liang Dynasty Era (502-557) and with the cahnaging of dynasties this temple also had different names it was until Zhu Yuanzhang the first Ming Emperor (1368-1644) gave name Linggu Temple.Tourists beside can see the temple,Lingu pagoda they also can taste vegetarian food.I ate the vegetarian food and the taste is delicious the price reasonable.name of the restaurant is Shensong house close with Linggu temple east of Songlin pavilion

Admission Fee: CNY 35

Transportation: Visitors may take bus line 202 to Linggu Temple;

One may also take subway line 2 and get off at Linggu Temple /Zhonglingjie Station.

 Staying I didn’t staying at Nanjing I took Night Train From Nanjing to Huangshan and staying at Huangshan
Train K 155 From Nanjing 04.27 PM –Huangshan 11.08 PM Hard seat Cost CNY 53.5/USD8
in Huangshan I stayed at Huangshan Old Street Courtyard No.2Yongxin lane,Er’ma Road ,Old Street,Huangshan 245000,China Phone : +86 5592 522198 Standard Queen room CNY 298

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