We were on a bus tour through China, and this was leaving Nanjing after a long day of sightseeing. Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu province in Eastern China, having been the capital of China on several occasions. Its present name means “Southern Capital”. With an urban population of over seven million (2011), Nanjing is the second-largest commercial center in the East China region after Shanghai, that is we were headed next. Being one of the four ancient capitals of China, Nanjing has always been a cultural center attracting intellectuals from all over the country. It’s definitely worth the visit; we really enjoyed it, the art, food, and great local beer!
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