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

boneless carp fish head stew
Boneless Carp Fish Head Stew (Chai Hui Lian yu Tou)
Boneless Carp Fish Head Stew, known as 拆烩鲢鱼头 in Chinese, is a traditional delicacy originating from Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province. The dish takes its name...
taihu water shield
Taihu Water Shield - A Special Vegetable in Suzhou
Taihu Water Shield (太湖莼菜) is a distinctive local specialty of Suzhou City in Jiangsu Province, China, recognized as a Geographical Indication (GI) product....
zhenjiang yao rou
Zhenjiang Yao Rou (Salted Pork Trotter Jelly)
Zhenjiang Yao Rou (镇江肴肉), also known as Crystal Yao Rou or Crystal Trotter, is a traditional and renowned dish hailing from the Zhenjiang region in Jiangsu,...
Fried Shrimp with Biluo Chun Tea
Fried Shrimp with Biluo Chun Tea (Biluo Xiaren)
Fried Shrimp with Biluo Chun Tea (碧螺虾仁) is a traditional delicacy hailing from Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China. This exquisite dish features fresh shrimp...
beggar's chicken
Beggar's Chicken (Jiao Hua Ji)
Beggar’s Chicken, known as 叫花鸡 (Jiào Huā Jī) in Chinese, is a traditional delicacy hailing from Changshu City in Jiangsu Province. This culinary...
wensi tofu
Wensi Tofu - Extremely Thin Tofu Thread Soup
Wensi Tofu (文思豆腐), originating from Yangzhou and Huai’an in Jiangsu Province, is a traditional and distinctive dish within the Huaiyang cuisine,...
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