The Nanjing Botanical Garden Memorial Sun Yat-Sen, established in 1929, became the first national botanical garden in China.The original name, ‘Botanical Garden Memorial Sun Yat-Sen’, commemorated Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, the pioneer of Chinese democratic revolution. Website available in  Chinese 

Purple Mountain or Zijin Shan is located on the eastern side of Nanjing in Jiangsu province, China. It is 447.1 m high, with the lowest point 30 m. Its peaks are often found enveloped in mysterious purple and golden clouds at dawn and dusk, hence its name. A small mountain with an area about 20 square kilometres, Purple Mountain is a mountain related to many historical events of both ancient and modern China.

Qixia Mountain is a mountain in the northeast part of Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China. In the Southern Dynasties, there was a Qixia cottage in the mountain, so the mountain’s name Qixia derived from it. Qixia Mountain includes mountain peaks: the main peak, Sanmao Peak, with an elevation of 286 metres; Dragon Mountain, like a lying dragon, located in northeast ;Tiger Mountain, like a fallen tiger, located in the northwest. Qixia Mountain has many scenic spots and historical sites.

Xuanwu Lake is located in Xuanwu District in the central-northeast part of Nanjing in Jiangsu, China. It is near the Nanjing Railway Station and Ji Ming Temple. Five islands within the lake are interconnected by arched bridges. A visit to the lake and its park can include up to a five-hour walk. Within the park are temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens, teahouses, restaurants, entertainment venues, a small zoo, and other attractions. Its main entrance is the Xuanwu Gate.

Zhan Garden is a Chinese garden located on No. 128 Zhan Yuan Road, beside Fuzimiao, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. The first garden on this site was built during the early Ming dynasty by the general Xu Da. It was destroyed during the Taiping Rebellion in the Qing dynasty, but was rebuilt later.