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Nanchang Travel Guide, China

Nanchang Travel Guide: General Information

Great history, fabulous architectural heritage, lush green mountains, crystal clear brooks and picture perfect beauty, all this is still insufficient to describe the exquisiteness of Nanchang region in China. Regarded as one of the most beautiful regions of China, Nanchang is a historic city that has witnessed an eventful past of 2200 years. Nanchang is the capital of Jiangxi Province of China. The town has a pleasant climate all the year round. So, if you want to explore the true Chinese culture then this city can be a perfect choice for your next holiday in the country. Here is a Nanchang travel guide that will help you decide better.

Nanchang Travel Guide: Statistics

Area: 70 sq Km

Population: 1.11 million

Monetary unit: Chinese Yuan

Languages spoken: Chinese (official language)

Nanchang Travel Guide: Architectural Heritage

Nanchang has great architectural legacy of the past that has been well preserved. This Nanchang travel guide, will guide you to some of the fabulous architectural sights of the region. Shengjin Pagoda is one such sight that you cannot afford to ignore. This pagoda was constructed in the early tenth century during the Tang dynasty. But it could not resist the ruthless blows of the past and had to be rebuilt during the Qing dynasty in 1713. This is the tallest historical structure made of wood and brick in Nanchang. Another fabulous construction that stands on the banks of the Ganjiang River is the Tengwang tower. The tower was originally constructed in 653 AD but was burnt down in 1926. The reconstruction of the tower was carried out in 1989. This 57.5 meters tower has a double caved roof with beautifully decorated columns supporting the enormous structure.

Another popular architectural attraction is the 2500 years old Temple of Qingyupu. Then there is another temple called the Nengren Temple on the outskirts of the town. This temple has been here since the 6th century. The temple has a number of beautiful buildings on the premises where you can witness some great works of art.

Nanchang Travel Guide: Economy and Infrastructure

Nanchang is among important agricultural centers of the Jiangxi Province. Rice and orange are the main agricultural products that support the economy of the town. Other industries supporting the economy of the town are automobiles, traditional Chinese medicines and pharmaceuticals.

Nanchang has a sound infrastructure with first-class facilities of health, education and transport. Nanchang is served by the Changbei International Airport which is the only international airport in the Jiangxi Province. There are regular flights to all major towns of China like Beijing, Wuhan, Shenzhen and many more. Nanchang is well connected to other parts of China by bus and rail network too.

Getting around in the city is also very convenient with an extensive network of buses.

Nanchang Travel Guide: People and Culture

Nanchang offers a true essence of China. With simple and down to earth people of the region, you will not have any poor experiences during your vacation.

Nanchang region is famous for the traditional snake medicine wine that is in great demand in the country as well as abroad. You will have a good time shopping for some of the handmade items like jade caving, porcelain caving and pictures that can make a great gift for your dear ones back home.

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