Saturday, 23 September 2017

China - Jiangsu (Chapter) Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet China - Jiangsu (Chapter)

China - Jiangsu

Lush Jiangsu spills over as much charm and history as the waters that flow through its sparkling web of canals. It’s known throughout China for its cute canal towns, enchanting gardens and sophisticated opera and folk arts.

- get a grade A cultural fix at the Nanjing Museum, climbing the city walls and going to the scenic Ming Ziaoling Tomb

- feast your eyes on the modern Suzhou Museum’s exhibits and explore the charming Garden of the Master of the Nets

- lose yourself in Tongli’s alleys and canals, and examine the eye-opening collection of the Chinese Sex Culture Museum

Coverage includes: Nanjing, Suzhou, Mudu, Tongli, Luzhi, Zhouzhuang.





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