Jiangsu Travel Guide

Jiangsu Province, located in the eastern coastal region of mainland China, borders the Yellow Sea to the east and is adjacent to Shanghai Municipality, Zhejiang Province, Anhui Province, and Shandong Province. Jiangsu, together with Shanghai and Zhejiang, forms the Yangtze River Delta urban agglomeration, which has become one of the six world-class urban agglomerations. Jiangsu boasts abundant tourism resources, featuring the picturesque water towns of Jiangnan, elegant classical gardens, vast lakes and mountains, grand imperial mausoleums, and ancient Buddhist temples with a long history. With its beautiful scenery and rich culture, Jiangsu is a prime destination for travelers seeking diverse experiences

Tourist Attractions in Different Cities

Detailed Itineraries

Best Time to Visit

Spring (March to May): Despite temperature fluctuations, this season showcases vibrant blooms and rejuvenation of nature. Renowned for its gardens and foothills, cities like Nanjing, Suzhou, Wuxi, and Yangzhou are particularly charming during this time.

Summer (June to August): Jiangsu experiences the plum rain season from mid-June along the Yangtze River, characterized by continuous overcast skies and high humidity. It’s advisable to prioritize indoor activities and prepare for the heat.

Autumn (September to November): With pleasant and comfortable weather, autumn is ideal for exploring any city in Jiangsu. Golden maple leaves cascade down the paths, creating a picturesque scene.

Winter (December to February): Winter in Jiangsu is cold with frequent overcast skies and dense fog. However, it’s the best season to witness flocks of red-crowned cranes migrating south to the Yancheng Red-crowned Crane Natural Reserve in Yancheng City, adding a unique touch to the winter landscape.

Jiangsu Weather

Jiangsu Food

mi san dao
Mi San Dao - a distinctive traditional delicacy
“Mì Sān Dāo (蜜三刀),” translated as “Honey Three Cuts,” is a distinctive traditional delicacy hailing from Shandong and Xuzhou, China....
silver thread noodles
Silver Thread Noodles (Yin Si Mian) - A Specialty in Changzhou
Silver Thread Noodles (Yin Si Mian, 银丝面), a traditional local snack originating from the city of Changzhou in Jiangsu Province and its surrounding areas,...
magnolia cake yu lan bing
Magnolia Cake (Yu Lan Bing)
Magnolia Cake (玉兰饼, Yu Lan Bing), a traditional delicacy hailing from the Jiangnan region of China, is a beloved snack with a rich history and diverse...
huishan oil crisp
Huishan Oil Crisp (Hui Shan You Su)
Huishan Oil Crisp (惠山油酥), also referred to as “金刚肚脐” (Buddha’s Navel), is a traditional and renowned pastry from Wuxi, Jiangsu, China....
fermented rice cake
Fermented Rice Cake (Jiu Niang Bing)
Fermented Rice Cake, known as “酒酿饼” in Chinese, is a traditional delicacy from Suzhou, Jiangsu province. It is a seasonal treat popular during...
Date Paste Sesame Cake
Date Paste Sesame Cake (Zaoni Mabing)
Date Paste Sesame Cake, known as “Zaoni Mabing (枣泥麻饼)” in Chinese, is a traditional and iconic pastry hailing from the Suzhou region, specifically...
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