Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province with a history of over 2,500 years, is situated at the southern bank of the Yangtze River, and is recognized as one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, also known as the “capital of six dynasties” and the “metropolis of ten regimes”.
This melting pot of the changing dynasties coupled with the constant arrival of migrants to the city has made it a uniquely inclusive city. Sciences and educations in Nanjing are advanced. In addition, Nanjing also boasts its rapidly developing culture and sanitation causes, increasingly improved housing situation and community environment.
The city’s famous scenic spots include the Confucian Temple in the Qinhuai River Belt, the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum, the Ming Dynasty City Wall, the Republican period Former Presidential Palace, the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum and the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge. Cittaslow has discovered China, and has awarded a little village “Yaxi” within Nanjing’s Gaochun County in Jiangsu the title of "the leisurely city". The Sightseeing Pedestrian Bridges over the Yangtze have become the postcard scenery of the new city.
Nanjing has four distinct seasons with relatively huge temperature differences with plenty of rainfall to keep it green and shorter springs and autumns whilst the winters and summers are rather longer.
October is one of the most comfortable months during a year of Nanjing with suitable temperature and little rainfall. During October, the temperature is expected to be 13-24℃ and the average temperature of 22-24℃. The rainfall is 50-80 mm.
You can get to Nanjing by air from Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Singapore, Bangkok, and many other cities. Moreover, it is very convenient from Shanghai to Nanjing by train in 2 hours.