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Qinhuai River

 Nanjing Attractions

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Introduction to Qinhuai River

As a branch of the great Yangtze River, Qinhuai River is 110 kilometers in length and covers a drainage area of 2,631 square kilometers. It is the largest river in the Nanjing City area and is called the 'life blood' of the city. Qinhuai River is remarkable in Chinese literature history. It is so fascinating that it inspires the imaginations of people both at home and abroad. There are many famous tourist attractions along the banks of the Qinhuai River, including Confucius Temple, Zhanyuan Garden, and Zhonghua Gate. You can choose to take a cruise by the painted boats and enjoy the sights along the river.

Shanhaiguan Great Wall


Qinhuai District, Nanjing

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Main Sights

Confucius Temple, Zhanyuan Garden, Zhonghua Gate

Shanhaiguan Great Wall 

Travel Information

Admission: Free

Opening Hours: Open all day

Shanhaiguan Great Wall


1. Take buses 4, 7, 15, 31, 40, 44, 62 or 304 getting off at Confucius Temple.

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Travel Tips 

1. Try to avoid visiting Qinhuai River during Golden Week and summer holidays where the crowds and number of visitors will be substantially higher than usual.




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