Highlights
 

总统府(中国近代史博物馆)
Presidential Palace of Nanjing (Museum of Modern China History)

Presidential Palace of Nanjing was built in Ming Dynasty approximately 600 years ago. It is one of the most well-preserved, largest scale modern architectures and an important site of modern history. In 1912, Sun Yat-sen was inaugurated as the provisional President of Republic of China here and so named it as Zongtong Fu (Presidential Palace).


Address: Xuanwu District Changjiang Road no. 292
Subway Line 2, Daxinggong Station no. 5 exit
Ticket: 40 Yuan
Opening Hours: 1st Mar– 31st Oct 8.30am – 6pm;
1st Nov – 28th (29th) Feb 8.30am – 5pm
(closed on Mondays & Chinese New Year’s Eve)

江宁织造府(江宁织造博物馆)
Jiangning Imperial Silk Manufacturing Museum

According to the historical records, the Emperor Qianlong stayed here during his 5 out of 6 visits to Jiangnan. Cao Xueqin, the famous Chinese writer who is best known as the author of Dream of the Red Chamber was born here too. Presently, the museum exhibits the history of Jiangning Imperial Silk Manufacturing and government office, the masterwork of Dream of the Red Chamber and the renowned cloud-pattern brocade.


Address: Xuanwu District Changjiang Road no. 123
Transportation: Subway Line 2, Daxinggong Station no. 2 exit
Ticket: 20 Yuan
Opening Hours: 9am – 6pm

 
 

六朝博物馆
The Oriental Metropolitan Museum

The Oriental Metropolitan Museum is a museum that displays the most comprehensive relics. It showcases the cultures of six different dynasties (including Wu, Jin, Song, Qi, Liang and Chen) in the most systematic manner. The building's design was led by the world renowned architect Leoh Ming Pei’s son, Chien Chung Pei.


Address: Xuanwu District Changjiang Road no. 302
Transportation: Subway Line 2, Daxinggong Station no. 2 exit
Ticket: 30 Yuan
Opening Hours: 9am – 4.30pm

1912文化休闲街区 Nanjing 1912 Pub Street

Nanjing 1912 Pub Street is where the famous cafés and nightlife located. It is located at the west side of Presidential Palace. It comprises approximately 20 old buildings built since republic of China and the 4 entertainment squares. Nanjing 1912 Pub Street is a blend of European and Chinese style with modern and trendy business elements. It is an excellent place for leisure and entertainment.


Address: Xuanwu District Junction between Changjiang Road and Taiping North Road
Transportation: Subway Line 2, Daxinggong Station no. 5 exit
Ticket: NIL
Opening Hours: Always open

 

Other recommended attractions
 

梅园新村纪念馆 Meiyuan New Village


Address: Xuanwu District Hanfu Street no. 18-1
Ticket: NIL

毗卢寺 Pilu Temple


Address: Xuanwu District Hanfu Street no. 4
Ticket: 20 Yuan

 
 

江苏省美术馆 Jiangsu Province Art Museum


Address: Xuanwu District Changjiang Road no. 333
Ticket: NIL

南京图书馆 Nanjing Library


Address: Xuanwu District Zhongshan East Road no. 189
Ticket: NIL