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You can take public buses to every corner of Nanjing by public buses, which are all automatic with the ticket fare of CNY 1 for the common buses and CNY 2 for the air-conditioned buses, so you’d better prepare changes in advance. There is also a general law of the public bus system that the initial number or letter determine its routes and function. The buses number with initial letter from 1 to 159 run the routes in city, “3” - all small-sized buses, “8” - run at night, the “You (游)” - are tourism buses, “6” - run for the Pukou District and the Liuhe District, “Qu (区)” - run for Jiangning District, “Ye (夜)” - run for Jiangning District at night and “Wen” - run between the city and the suburb area.
The starting price of taxi in Nanjing is CNY 9 for the first 3 kilometers (1.9 miles), later, you will be charged 2.4 CNY per kilometer in the day time, and you will be charged 2.7 CNY per kilometer in the night. Besides, you will be charged 1 CNY as the Bunker Adjustment Factor each time.
The Ning- Pu shipping line (from Zhongshan Port to Pukou Port) is the main river-crossing channel. There are other shipping lines as follows: Jiangxinzhou Port-Youhe Port, Jiangxinzhou Port-Shangxinhe Port and Jiangxinzhou Port-Mianhuadi Port, which are very busy during the Grape Festival in Jiangxinzhou area. Besides, there are 3 other shipping lines from Yanziji to Yudai Village, from Yanziji to Baguazhou, from Baguazhou to Dachang Village. The ships run every 20 minutes with the runtime from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm every day.
The subway Line 1 has 16 stations, and you will be charged 2, 3 and 4 CNY according to distance, with the starting price of 2 CNY. The subway operates every 5 minutes at its peak time and every 8 minutes as usual.
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Highlights: Dr Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum, Zhonghua Gate, Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, Confucius Temple, Qinhuai River, President Palace, The Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre