Discover the Attractions and Things To Do in Nanjing
Conveniently served by public transportation including a subway station at its doorstep, guests of Fraser Suites Nanjing enjoy sophisticated city-living that is integrated seamlessly within and beyond the residence with the many places of interest readily accessible.
The long-standing eventful history has created a colourful legacy of culture and heritage that forms part of the must-see attractions in Nanjing for every traveller. The modern Nanjing is unequivocally a metropolis that is vibrant and continues to attract with its arts and entertainment, shopping malls and night life.
Arts and Entertainment
Baiju: Storytelling and ballad singing the native way with a history of 600 years, Baiju started out as a form of entertainment for the lower class but is now much appreciated for its dialect culture.
Rain Flower Stones, “yuhuashi”: The special kind of stones unique to Nanjing geology, is commonly used by folk artists to make authentic ornaments and jewellery.
Yuhua Tea: Famous in China, the tea is named after the place where it is produced and is known for its health benefits and refreshing taste.
Cloud Brocade: The traditional silk fabric that used to be reserved for the royals only, is made into costumes, ethnic clothes, cushions, quilt covers, carpets, wall hangings and all sorts of craftworks that will make great souvenirs.
Nature and Wildlife
Culture and Heritage
Situated within the city centre, this is a shoppers’ haven with large departmental stores and malls calling international labels.Distance from the Hotel: 7.8 km 1 h 40 mins 30 mins 18 minsGet Directions
A wholesale centre where you can get anything from socks to electronic toys at reasonable prices.Distance from the Hotel: 7.8 km 1 h 39 mins 49 mins 17 minsGet Directions
This beautifully decorated street is strewn with fashion shops, departmental stores and restaurants that tantalize shopaholics and foodies.Distance from the Hotel: 10.1 km 2 h 8 mins 47 mins 24 minsGet Directions
Located nearby Xinjiekou, the shopping belt offers a great variety of branded goods from gold and jade ornaments to home appliances.Distance from the Hotel: 9 km 1 h 54 mins 39 mins 19 minsGet Directions
Nanjing Municipal Museum, “Chaotian Palace”
For those who appreciate the legacies of Chinese arts and culture, meet the private antique collectors and dealers with their treasure troves here, and perhaps sift out the fakes at the same time!Distance from the Hotel: 11 km 2 h 21 mins 55 mins 24 minsGet Directions
Take a night tour and feel the vibrancy of the riverbanks with night markets, restaurants and pubs thriving along the city’s heartbeat.Distance from the Hotel: 11.9 km 2 h 27 mins 2 h 5 mins 20 minsGet Directions
The well-established "Nanjing 1912" district hosts a wide variety of past-time facilities ranging from traditional restaurants and western pubs to dance clubs.Distance from the Hotel: 6.6 km 1 h 24 mins 35 mins 15 minsGet Directions
Popular among foreigners, here you’ll find a host of bars, each distinctive on its own.Distance from the Hotel: 9.7 km 2 h 4 mins 35 mins 23 minsGet Directions
Jiangsu Province Kun Opera
One of the best troupes for Kunqu, China's oldest stage art and selected by UNESCO to be in “Human Beings Verbal and Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Work”.Distance from the Hotel: 7.1 km 1 h 30 mins 42 mins 17 minsGet Directions
Jiangsu Art Gallery
The largest gallery in Jiangsu Province for traditional and contemporary arts in China.Distance from the Hotel: 9.6 km 2 h 2 mins 33 mins 33 minsGet Directions
The famous lake under national protection connects five islands within by arched bridges to create a scenic park that was once fit for the imperials.Distance from the Hotel: 13 km 2 h 45 mins 1 h 17 mins 24 minsGet Directions
Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan)
Known as the “lung of Nanjing”, the mountain peaks are often found enveloped in mysterious purple and golden clouds at dawn and dusk, giving rise to its name.Distance from the Hotel: 13.7 km 2 h 53 mins 1 h 26 mins 24 minsGet Directions
Plum Blossom Hill
The hill is home to nearly 400 species and over 13,000 plum trees planted in an area of more than 1,533 acres.Distance from the Hotel: 10.2 km 2 h 10 mins 42 mins 22 minsGet Directions
Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
Built as a tomb for the founding emperor of the Ming Dynasty 600 years ago, the UNESCO site which took 17 years to construct has an 800m-long sacred way where animal and human sculptures of authority watch every visitor walks through.Distance from the Hotel: 14.6 km 3 h 10 mins 1 h 47 mins 27 minsGet Directions
Branching from the mighty Yangtze River, the river runs through central Nanjing in a breath-taking trail of scenic attractions comprising natural sites and man-made architectures, to a time as far back as the age-old Nanjing culture.Distance from the Hotel: 11.9 km 2 h 27 mins 2 h 5 mins 20 minsGet Directions
With over 400,000 items in its permanent collection including the enormous collections of Ming and Qing imperial porcelain, this is a must-visit for museum lovers.Distance from the Hotel: 12.1 km 2 h 35 mins 42 mins 24 minsGet Directions
The Presidential Palace
The palace used to house the Office of the President of the Republic of China since 1927 until it was relocated to Taiwan in 1949.Distance from the Hotel: 9.7 km 2 h 4 mins 35 mins 23 minsGet Directions
Nanjing Confucius Temple, “Fuzimiao”
Dating back to the 19th century, the temple is devoted to the memory of Confucius, the great educator and thinker of ancient China, whose teachings has a perennial influence on people of all walks of life, including rulers and politicians, through the ages.Distance from the Hotel: 7.8 km 1 h 39 mins 49 mins 16 minsGet Directions
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum
Built in 1926 in honour of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen (1866-1925), the Father of Modern China, who led the “1911 revolution” that ended the monarchy and founded the Republic of China.Distance from the Hotel: 15.7 km 3 h 24 mins 1 h 28 mins 33 minsGet Directions