Meaning “a prosperous southern part of China,” Nanchang is situated in the southeast and is the political, economic, and cultural capital of Jiangxi Province. This resourceful, innovative city is the core of the Poyang Lake Eco-Economic Zone, as well as an important transportation hub and a modern manufacturing base. Conveniently located along the banks of the Gan River in the city’s business and tourism district, the Sheraton Nanchang Hotel is just 20 minutes from Nanchang Changbei International Airport (KHN) by car.
Gather with friends and family and explore the sites. Nanchang is known for its rich history, cultural relics, and beautiful mountains, rivers, and lakes. Visit Anyi Ancient Village, a national cultural heritage site featuring more than 120 well-preserved homes from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Climb the city’s highest ancient structure, the Shengjin Pagoda, and marvel at its sweeping city views. The famous Tengwang, Huanghe, and Yueyang pavilions lie along the Gan River. Constructed in the Eastern Jin Dynasty to honor the deity Xuxun, the Xishan Longevity Palace is one of the country’s largest Taoist holy sites. Observe the works of the famous master painter Zhuda at the Badashanren Museum (a former monastery), or enjoy the culture, leisure, and memorial areas at August 1st Square.
Explore the holy lands of Buddhism and Taoism amid beautiful mountains and landscapes at Meiling Mountain Scenic Spot. Stroll through the classic Chinese garden at Xiang Lake Scenic Spot, or view different bird species in their natural wetland habitat at Tianxiang Park. Witness a local stage performance of Huangmei (tea-picking opera) the Nanchang Caicha Theater. In the summer or during one of the city’s annual festivals, the local form of stilt dancing known as Gaoqiao is also popular. Shop for calligraphy brushes, tea, and Jingdezhen porcelain. There are many shopping centers, department stores, and restaurants along Zhongshan Road, Nanchang’s most prominent commercial area. Autumn Water Square has not only shopping and entertainment but also a 128-meter-high fountain.