Nanjing 1912 Block ​- elite neighborhood during the Republic of China

Last Update: 15th October 2020

With an area of 4 hectares, Nanjing 1912 Block is situated close to Nanjing Presidential Palace. It features more than 19 buildings in the Republic of China (1912 – 1949) style, five of which are the original ones during the period of time. In addition, a variety of restaurants, bars, cafes and book bars are options to refresh yourself. 

Nanjing 1912 Block Fast Facts

  • Chinese Name: Nanjing 1912 Jiequ (南京1912街区)
  • Area: 4 hectares
  • Things to do there: Photography, Architecture, Hiking
  • Who visits: Photographers, Architects, Shopping Lovers
  • Time required: 1 – 2 x hours

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What to expect at the Nanjing 1912 Block

Nanjing 1912 Block is a great spot for those who show strong interest in the buildings in the Republic of China style. Walk around the block, especially pass by this kind of buildings, you may feel you were in the Republic of China. The buildings are great photography materials. As its location, you can explore the block after visiting Nanjing Presidential Block.

In the daytime, the block looks like serious due to the buildings built in black bricks. You can enjoy window shopping or purchase some appealing and interesting items. Some vendors present the creative handicrafts at the bar street. If interested, you can stroll there for a visit. At night, all the shops there are in the colorful lights. You can sit at a cafe, try a cup of coffee or drink and watch the outdoor views.

 

Nanjing 1912 Block features an small electric train to tourists. If you feel a little tired, you can explore the block in the train.

Best time to visit the Nanjing 1912 Block

If you are planning to visit the block for photography purposes, the best time to visit is in the day.

 

The best months to visit are from April to October.

 

How to get to the Nanjing 1912 Block

Several buses pass by the block. Thus, there are several options.

  • Rent a vehicle to the block. This is the quickest and most direct option.
  • Take Bus 2, 3, 31, 44, 65, 68, 80, 95, 201, 304, 313 or Bus Y2 to the Stop of North Daxingdong (大行宫北站). Then walk to the block.

Additional Nanjing 1912 Block Travel Advice

  • Opening hours: 24 hours.
  • As at 15th October 2020, tourists can visit the block for free.
  • Please take care of your belongings.
Interested in visiting the Nanjing 1912 Block on a Tour?

Wendy Wei Tours offers a variety of different packaged tours as well as custom tours including the Nanjing 1912 Block, among other attractions and destinations. To find out more, please visit our Tours page or Contact Us directly to find out more.