Qinhuai River

Last updated by vincentg1991 at 2014/7/16

As one of the branches of Yangtze River, Qinhuai River is the mother river of Nanjing. The river is divided into two branches by the Tongji Gate. One is the inner river flows into the Nanjing city and the other is the outer river which is regarded as the city moat.

There are many sites of interest along the banks of the Qinhuai River, including the Confucius Temple, the Zhanyuan Garden and the Zhonghua Gate, along with countless sights along the Taoye Ferry ride to Zhenhuai Bridge. Seeing from the history, where there is a river, there is a culture. River always bring in the outside economic communication and culture. Nanjing is with no exception.

qinhuai river

What to do

Strolling along the River

The scenery along the river has a taste of history. Scenery along the river includes the Bailu Zhou Islet Park, Zhanyuan Garden, Confucius Temple,  Zhonghua Gate and characteristic boats on the Qinhuai River from the section of Taoyedu to Zhenhuai Bridge. Among them, the painted boat from which lanterns hang is the most charming and attractive that adds a festive feeling to the river in the evening.

Cruising on the River

Visitors can take the painted boats to cruise on the Qinhuai River. There visitors can not only admire the sights along the river but can also experience the traditional culture of Nanjing. Boats can be taken at different wharfs. There is Panchi Wharf, located in front of Dacheng Hall of Confucius Temple, Wuding Gate Wharf, Wharf of Kuixing Ge, and Stone City Wharf .Painted boats are always waiting at any of the given wharfs.

Nearby Attractions

There are many sites of interest along the banks of the Qin Huai River, including the Confucius Temple, the Zhanyuan Garden and the Zhonghua Gate, along with countless sights along the Taoye Ferry ride to Zhenhuai Bridge.

Solo Adventure Tips:

Location:

The innner Qin Huai RIver is the river in  Confucius Temple; the outer river is the moat outside Zhonhua Gate.

How to Get There?

Bus 4, 7, 40, 44 to the Confucius Temple stop and walk to Qinhuai River.

Ticket Price:

Outer Qinhuai River Cruise (Stone City (Stone City Wharf) - Qing Liang Men - Han Zhong Men - Shui xi men - Ji Qing men - Zhong Hua Men): 100Yuan/person

(Stone City (Stone City Wharf) - Qing Liang Men - Han Zhong Men - Shui Xi Men - Ji Ming Men - Zhong Hua Men - Wu Ding Men): 150Yuan/person

Outer Qinhuai River Cruise (Stone City (Stone City Wharf) - Cao Chang Men - Ding Huai Men - San Cha He - Estuary): 100Yuan/person

Opening Hours:

All day long

More Tips:

Golden time to visit Qinhuai River should be the night of Mid-Autumn Festival, when you can enjoy the tranquil and charming full-moon.


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