Sample Nanjing’s Signature Dishes – They’re Some of Chinese Cuisine’s Best

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The city of Nanjing – China’s old capital – is the home to Jinling cuisine. It’s not totally clear when the cuisine first appeared; some believe it may have been as early as 2400 years ago. The sub-cuisine has had plenty of time to evolve, and Nanjing’s regal history has made it a leading culinary city in China today.

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Discover Zhongshan Mountain, Nanjing’s Historical, Architectural, and Cultural Epicentre

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Nanjing is known as the ‘ancient capital of six dynasties’, having served as the centre of dynasties and kingdoms throughout its centuries-long history. Zhongshan Mountain is at the heart of this legacy. 

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Going Solo in Shanghai: Eight of the Best Activities for Lone Travellers

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Shanghai could be the perfect place to fall in love with travelling solo. There’s always something new to eat, a new show to catch, a new skyscraper to head up for sunset drinks. Plus, there are so many people around (over 26 million) you need not fret about anyone staring at you on your lonesome.
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