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“Good place to ride bikes!!!”
Review of Qin Huai River

Qin Huai River
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4-Hour Nanjing Tour to Xiaoling Tomb and...
Ranked #11 of 403 things to do in Nanjing
Certificate of Excellence
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 pro tip... the yellow, blue, and orange bikes all around town are unlocked sometimes. I know its not the most honest thing to do but.. we dont have alipay or service on our cell phones so sometimes you just gotta haha. So if you need to find bikes and actually look around the city- especially by subway stops- you will find them :)

Thank talia679
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This river is a tributary river of Yangtze River, 110km long, runs through central Nanjing. The scenic belt along the river develops with the Confucius Temple at the center. Small shops, stores, restaurants and bars cluster the area. One can find everything here ranging from colourful trinkets to local specialities. At night the whole area is lit up with colourful lights thus creating a very impressive night scenario. We board a colourfully decorated boat and the ride on this ancient river was a memorable experience.

Thank GAN L
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Been very surprised about this kind of activity, first time I found it after several year visiting Nanjing. I enjoy it very much.

Thank Pille1960
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely heaving with local tourists at peak times, which spoils the atmosphere. Better during the day time when it’s quieter, nice views of the river but that’s about it. Mostly just shiny new shops and Chinese tourists looking to flaunt new money.

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Qin Huai River is the biggest branch of Yangtze River in Nanjing. Many litterateurs and poets in Chinese history gave their beautiful words on it.

Unfortunately, the river has lost its old elegance and beauty. There are only crowded people, tourist boats, and rebuilt, fake old buildings. In the evening, all the boats, buildings and bridges were light up. Seems beautiful, but just artificial.

Quite a pity to see it become a superficial tourist attraction.

Thank liucy752
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