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Articles about Nanjing from CNN International's Travel and Style sections.


How the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge changed China forever

China may be home to both the longest and highest bridges in the world, but neither is as pioneering as the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge.

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Presidential Palace

Hong-ling visits the beautiful 120,000-square-meter museum of modern history made up of buildings and sculpted landscapes.

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Porcelain Tower

An ancient world wonder reborn.

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Unseen Nanjing

The hidden side of China's ancient capital.

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Nanjing Sifang Art Park

An architectural wonderland hidden in a Chinese forest.

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Why Nanjing's beauty still resonates in China

A lifelong Nanjing resident shares tips on the best places to capture the old capital's magic.

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Original China: Nanjing

Exploring China's city of temples, tradition and treasures.

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Chinese bookworms 'pay if they want' in Nanjing

Nanjing's Honesty Bookstore - Popular Bookmall, runs a streetside shop that operates under the honour system.

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This is the world's biggest 3D painting

China notches up another superlative achievement as a Nanjing-based artist creates the world's largest and longest anamorphic painting

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6 masters keeping China's most incredible arts alive

With more 6,000 years of history, Nanjing is one of the few cities where artists continue to practice the country's endangered crafts

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China's other 'great wall' opens to tourists

Closed to the public for decades, a major portion of Nanjing's massive Ming Dynasty City Wall is one of China's most underrated historic attractions

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Beyond bed and bath: Nanjing’s best hotels

Whether you choose to sleep in a former factory or an iconic high-rise, you'll be talking about these hotels long after you've checked out

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City of emperors: Why Nanjing's beauty still resonates in China

A life-long resident photographer shares the secrets to capturing stunning scenes in China's ancient capital

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Surprising Nanjing: Mini-guide to China's ancient capital

China's "southern capital" is re-emerging as a center for Chinese culture, food and one strangely beautiful bookstore

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8 dishes to try in Nanjing

As the ancient capital of a nation obsessed with its food, Nanjing maintains a royal culinary standard

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Nanjing's plum blossom festival

Just a train ride away from Shanghai, Nanjing's plum blossoms go from strength to strength

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China's most beautiful bookshop ... in a car park

A quixotic owner and a unique location have turned the Librairie Avant-Garde book shop into a Nanjing tourism landmark

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In Nanjing, old is the new new

The former capital is making 'Republic of China' cool again

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China's maritime hero theme park reopened

Revamped expo commemorates Zheng He, China's Marco Polo of the high seas

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