Nanjing, or Nanking, is called “Yingtian (Follow the Heaven’s will)” in old times, and there were 6 dynasties in Chinese history chose their capital here. Since Wu Dynasty of 3-kingdoms age (3rd century ) , Nanjing had been a center of Chinese civilization. Best travel season: Spring (Mar. – May.) and autumn (Sep. – Nov.) would be the best time to travel, since there are blooming plum & cherry in flower in Nanjing.