Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi Province, is the center of Jiangxi’s politics, economy, and culture. It governs 4 counties (Nanchang County, Xinjian County, Jinxian County, and Anyi County), 5 districts (East Lake District, West Lake District, Qingyunpu District, Wanli District, and Qingshan Lake District), 2 national level development zones (Nanchang National High-tech Industrial Development Zone and Nanchang Economic and Technological Development Zone), 2 provincial level development zones (Jiangxi Sanghai Economic and Technological Development Zone and Nanchang Yingxiong Economic and Technological Development Zone) and the Honggutan New District. It covers an area of 7,402 square kilometers, 617 square kilometers of which is urban area and 220 square kilometers of which is built-area, with a total population of 4.85 million, about 1 million of which is transient population and 2.25 million of which is urban permanent population. It is one of the 35 biggest cities in China.
1、The Tengwang Pavilion
The Tengwang Pavilian was first built in the early Tang Dynasty and it is a 4-A scenic spot. It lies on the Gan River and the Tengwang Pavilion, the Huanghe Pavilion and the Yueyang Pavilion are called the three famous pavilions in the south of the Yangtze River. Wang Bo came here and wrote the eternal masterpiece------“Preface to the Tengwang Pavilion”.
2、Badashanren Museum (in Qingyunpu District)
Badashanren Museum lies on the bank of MeiLake. During the late Ming and early Qing Dynasties, the outstanding painting master Zhuda(His literary name is Badashanren ) ever enclosed himself there. In order to commemorate Zhu Da, the first ancient painter museum was built here.
3、The Shengjin Pagoda
The Shengjin Pagoda was first built in the late Tang Dynasty. To dig the land and build the pagoda, an iron container with an ancient sword, a gold rope, some Buddhist relics are needed. Therefore, it is named Shengjin Pagoda. It is the highest ancient building in NanchangCity.
For more information, visit:
Nanchang official website：http://www.nc.gov.cn/
Nanchang Tourist Information website：http://www.nctour.com.cn/