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The 5-minute Nanjing travel guide

Chinese Simplified: 快速了解南京

Learn the ins and outs of this rapidly-growing city in the time it takes to have a cup of tea

The trick of visiting Nanjing is finding a balance between ancient relics and so …

Nanjing Nightlife, Where to Have Fun?

Xinjiekou, the city’s equivalent to Times Square, is a perfect spot to feel the glitz and glamour of modern Nanjing when the night falls. The blinding intersection is surrounded by luxury brand stores, gigantic shopping malls and towering five-star hotels.

Underneath, there is another labyrinth of subway stalls stretching for miles, selling the hottest eats and knick-knacks.

One of the best places to dine in Xinjiekou is the Plum Garden restaurant in Jinling …

Chinese Currency – Renminbi (RMB)

Chinese Simplified: 中国货币常识

Chinese yuan, also known as Renminbi, is used throughout in mainland China, while in Hong Kong and Macau, Hong Kong dollar and pataca are respectively used. The basic unit of Renminbi is Yuan and the sign of Yuan is ¥.

The metric conversion about Chinese Yuan is :1Yuan=10jiao  1jiao=10fen

In some parts of China, yuan is called kuai and jiao is referred as ma …

How can I use traveler´s checks and credit cards Nanjing?

Traveler′s checks are easily cashed at the Bank of China in Beijing. Major credit cards such as MasterCard, Visa, JCB, Diners, Club and American Express may be used to purchase goods in large department stores. They can often also be used to pay bills at many hotels, at major shopping centers and for meals in some restaurants. …

How to make phone calls in China?

When making international calls with landline or cell phone by yourself, first you must dial "00" ( international prefix ), then dial the country code, then the area code and local number.

When making domestic long distance calls with landline or cell phone ( to landline ) in China, you should first dial the area code starting with 0, then the local number.

When making domestic long distance calls with landline or cell phone ( to cell phone ) in Ch …

Useful Telephone Numbers

Chinese Simplified: 常用电话号码

Service hotline of Nanjing Government: 86-25-12345
Travel consultation: 86-25-52269008 
Travel complaints: 86-25-52260123
Fire Alarm:86-25-119   or  86-25-110
Traffic Accident:86-25-122  or 86-25-110
First Aid:86-25-120    or  86-25-110
Local Phone Number Inquiry:86-25-114
Post Service:86-25-11185
Nanjing Telecom:86-25-10000

Drinking Water in China

Chinese Simplified: 饮用水

Tap water is not drinkable in China hotelsUnlike in most western countries, the tap water in China is undrinkable before it is boiled.

 Drinking Water in Hotels

Hotel rooms often feature a water dispenser which delivers …

Nanjing Hospital Directory

Chinese Simplified: 医院

Name of Hospital


Chinese Simplified: 图书馆

A Guide to Libraries ofNanjing



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Car Rental Hotline of Nanjing

Chinese Simplified: 热线租车

Company Name

Religious Service Sites

Chinese Simplified: 宗教场所

Jiming Temple is a renowned Buddhist temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. It is one of the most antique temples in Nanjing. The temple is located near the Xuanwu Lake in central Nanjing. Jiming Temple is& …

Traffic Guidance

Chinese Simplified: 公共交通


metro 地铁
Two metro lines stitch the city together with more than 50 stations. Trains are new and clean. A metro ride costs RMB 2-4 (US$0.3-0.6).

天隆寺Tianlongsi - 软件大道 Ruanjiandadao - 花神庙 Huashenmiao - 高铁南京南站 CRH Nanjing South Railway (Opening Soon) - 双龙大道 Shuanglongdadao - 河定桥 Hedingqiao- 胜太路 Shengtailu …

A List of Pharmacies of Nanjing

Chinese Simplified: 药房

  1. Zhukang Pharmacy No.43, Baiziting 025-57719985

  2. Zhukang Chain Pharmacy (Guyilang Branch) No.8-1, Guyilang 025-84704390

  3. Zhukang Drugstore No.100 Jinling Xinsancun 025-58708709

  4. Zhongshanlu Pharmacy No.3,Zhongshan Rd.,LishuiCounty025-57204069

A List of Foreign Embassies and Consulates in China

http://www.nanjing.gov.cn/en/life/zhjg/ …

Shanghai-based Foreign Representative Offices

http://www.nanjing.gov.cn/en/life/zhjg/ …

How to ease the effect of time difference on the human body?

Chinese Simplified: 消除时差

Travelling in another country by plane will confuse the biological clock and make one feel faint, due to time difference. So, how can we ease the effect on the human body? There are some suggestions below:

Drink a lot of water, rather than alcohol, to prevent dehydration of the body, because dehydration will exacerbate the effects of time difference.

Wear loose clothes to facilitate the flow of blood in the body.

Walk frequently in the cabin to strech …


Chinese Simplified: 南京的电压

The electricity used in China is 220 volt AC. Wash rooms in many middle and high-class hotels are equipped with transformer plugs for electric shavers and hair dryers. While for safety purpose, preparing a adapter is much better.
Electricity Voltage
Nanjing government public service hotline for any consultation and complaints:86-25-12345
Travel consultation:86-25-52269008 Travel complaints:86-25-52260123
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