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Qin Huai River

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Qinhuai District, Nanjing 210001, China
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Recommend a visit in the evening, as there are very great light in the darkness. There is also a performance here every night. In the area there are many shops, shopping centers, restaurants and pubs.

1  Thank Lasse Y
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Reviewed 18 August 2012

Very short and yet slow trip, but fun to do if you are with friends. Best at lantern festival time in the evening. Bring a deck of cards

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Nanjing the river boat tour on 'qin huai' is a nice way to see some of the things 'behind the scene'. It is not very expensive and gives you some additional insights of the city.

Thank Otto B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some lovely old Chinese architecture based on the edge of the river. However it can be very busy and is full of different shops making it more like an outdoor shopping mall!

Thank Iain K
Reviewed 2 August 2018

if you get the chance to take a boat ride up and down the qin huai its a good experience. the scenery along the shores is ancient and gives a glimpse into china away from the tourist scene.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

A historical river in Nanjing. But there are a lot of people there! And the area surrounding the river became extremely commercial. Although you can take boat tours there, it's still quite noisy and busy & I personally don't really enjoy a place with so...More

Thank Harry W
Reviewed 7 June 2018

The most famous river in Chinese literature. It had been mentioned in many books and full of stories. Really different experience from other cities.

Thank Zhang Y
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Must have a boat ride along the river , Night is very beautiful and more colorful all around this area. They have decorated the boat very well. I enjoyed well. Recommended to visit there in the evening or night.

Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I visited Nanjing during the Lantern Festival in March 2017 and had the pleasure of enjoying the Qin Huai River when it was fully illuminated. The area is much more beautiful when it was all lit during the Lantern Festival. However, I am not sure...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The river just right by the Confucius temple. Worth visiting, especially towards the evening when they light up the decorative lanterns.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

ROMANTIC night cruise in historic river ! Transported back 500 years. Red lanterns all along river. Shops, eateries, souveniors sellers all round in the pedestrian street. Good law and order , well lit, whole area carefully done to preserve historical theme and look. Confucius Temple...More

Thank CSL91
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

There was so much to see along this river and on the trail. It was so fun to ride bikes down it and be in the middle of the city but still feel like you are in nature. I would definitely recommend going. Oh and...More

Thank talia679
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