General Introduction to Nanchang

Nanchang CityNanchang is the capital city of Jiangxi province. Nanchang has a long history over than 2,200 years. It is the political, economical and cultural center of Jiangxi province. The Gan River running through the city gives the city beautiful scenery. Nanchang is regarded as a green city for its fresh air, clean river and green mountains. There are many famous attractions in Nanchang, such as the Tengwang Pavilion.

The city - called Gàn- was founded and first walled in 201 BC (during the early Han dynasty), when the county town was given the name Nanchang. It was also the administrative seat of a commandery, Yuzhang. In 589 (during the Sui dynasty) this commandery was changed into a prefecture named Hongzhou (洪州), and after 763 it became the provincial center of Jiangxi, which was then beginning the rapid growth that by the 12th century made it the most populous province in China.



Nanchang Weather and Climate

Nanchang is located 60 km south of the Yangtze River and is situated on the right bank of the Gan River just below its confluence with the Jin River and some 40 km south of its discharge into Poyang Lake. Nanchang has a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. Winters are short and fairly mild (average high in January is 9 degrees C or 48F), but with occasional frosts and snow is not unheard of. Summer is long and humid, with amongst the highest temperatures in China (average 34C or 93F in July). Rain falls throughout the year, but is heavier in the summer months.

Top Ten Attactions in Nanchang

Nanchang is rich in natural beauty and historical and cultural relics. Nanchang is always the seat of local government since its establishment 2,200 years ago. Being a famous historical city in China, Nanchang is blessed with a series of relics. Famous attractions like The Tengwang Pavilion, Lushan National Park, Dragon and Tiger Mountain, Mt. JinggangPoyang Lake.


Lushan National Park Lushan National Park

Tengwang Pavilion Tengwang Pavilion

 Dragon and Tiger MountainDragon and Tiger Mountain

Mt. JinggangMt. Jinggang

 Poyang LakePoyang Lake

Meiling Mountain  Meiling Mountain

Baihua Zhou Baihua Zhou

 Jiangxi Provincial Museum Jiangxi Provincial Museum

 Folk Customs Museum Folk Customs Museum

Badashanren Mimorial HallBadashanren Mimorial Hall


Nanchang Public Transport

Nanchang is the capital city of Jiangxi province. Transportation is convenient in and around the city. There are many ways to travel to Nanchang, including trains, flights, buses. Inside the city, you can take a taxi or buses to visit the city. Nanchang Changbei International Airport is located in Lehua Town, about 26 kilometers (about 11 miles) north of the downtown area.


Nanchang Public Transport By Air

Nanchang Public Transport By Trains

Nanchang Public Transport By Bus

Nanchang Public Transport By Taxi

Nanchang Public Transport By Bike

Nanchang Public Transport By Motorbike



Top Ten Hotels in Nanchang

Nanchang is becoming more and more popular in China. More and more tourists coming to Nanchang to enjoy the landscape and learn the modern China's history and the history of Communist party. It has become one of the tourist city in China. Hotels in Nanchang can be booked online.


Galactic Peace International Hotel  Galactic Peace International Hotel

Dongfang Haojing Garden Hotel Dongfang Haojing Garden Hotel

Treasure Palace Hotel Treasure Palace Hotel

Gloria Plaza Hotel Nanchang Gloria Plaza Hotel Nanchang

 Jiangxi Hotel  Jiangxi Hotel

  Trilec International Hotel  Trilec International Hotel

The-1st-Square-Hotel The 1st Square Hotel

Home Inn Home Inn

  7 Days Inn 7 Days Inn

Assorti International HotelAssorti International Hotel


Famous Food in Nanchang

Nanchang is also famous for its delicious food. The traditional cuisine is Nanchang Cuisine (Gan Cuisine), which plays a very important role in Chinese food culture. Other cuisines, like Sichuan Cuisine, Guangdong Cuisine, Hunan Cuisine, etc. can also be enjoyed in Nanchang.


 Nanchang foodFrench and Italian

 Nanchang Food  Roasted Food

Nanchang Food  Hometown Crispy Rice

Nanchang Food Nanchang Rice Noodle

Nanchang Food  Steamed Intestines

Nanchang Food Lion Heads

Nanchang Food   Kuanglu Drumstick


Top Ten Restaurants in Nanchang

Nanchang snacks are a must for all visitors. The best places to go to taste the genuine specialties such as Nanchang Rice Noodles and Shitou Jie Mahua are Ruzi Lu and Fuzhou Lu. There are also the fast food restaurant chains: KFC, McDonald's, etc. that will bring great convenience to your trip.


Nanchang restaurants Jiachang Fan

Nanchang Restaurant Yutu Fanzhuang

 Nanchang Restaurant  Xiangtang Tuji Dian

 Nanchang Restaurant  Tanyu Tou Hotpot

Nanchang Restaurant New Orient Hotel

Nanchang Restaurant Yuandong Hotel



Things to Do in Nanchang

Nanchang is a city that allows various cultures to mix together. You will find traditional performances and entertainment centers mixed with modern nightclubs, saloons, and pubs. There's always something for everyone in Nanchang's nightlife scene.

Things to Do in Nanchang U.B.C. Coffee

  Things to Do in NanchangCD Bar

Nanchang pubs and bars Denver 1857's Bar

Nanchang nightlifeFelix Bar

Nanchang barsMay Flower

Nanchang barsMagritte

Nanchang barsWanda International Cinema Center




Nanchang Shopping

Generally speaking capital cities can always provide visitors with a good range of shopping. Nanchang is no exception to this. Large and modern shopping departments, featured business streets and famous supermarkets can definitely meet your demands.

Nanchang shoppingHuazhiyuan Honey

What to buy in NanchangLoquat

Nanchang shoppingFungus

Nanchang shopping Pottery Plate

Nanchang shopping Pottery


Nanchang shopping Silk Clothes




Nanchang Travel Tips

1.The best time to visit Nanchang is Spring and Autumn. Summer is hot while winter is cold.

2.Nanchang is the capital city of Jiangxi province.

3. Nanchang is an important city for the Chinese communist party to orginate.

4. Nanchagn means the prosperous of the south China.