Helsinki to Nanjing Flights (HEL-NKG)

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    Helsinki to Nanjing

    29.09.2019-

    06.10.2019

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    Helsinki to Nanjing

    26.09.2019-

    03.10.2019

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    Helsinki to Nanjing

    27.09.2019-

    04.10.2019

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    Helsinki to Nanjing

    02.10.2019-

    09.10.2019

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    Helsinki to Nanjing

    14.09.2019-

    21.09.2019

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    Helsinki to Nanjing

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    01.10.2019

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Helsinki to Nanjing Flights (HEL-NKG)

Helsinki to Nanjing

Your Finnair flight from Helsinki will depart from Helsinki Airport (HEL). Experience a world of in-flight entertainment at your fingertips on your flights from Helsinki with Finnair!

Helsinki Airport is located within the city of Vantaa, just 18 km north of the city centre. Helsinki is conveniently linked to the airport by the westbound ‘I’ and the eastbound ‘P’ train lines, with the journey taking around 30 minutes and trains running at 10-minute intervals. Taxis are also readily available from the city centre to the airport. Another option is the 615 bus, which runs frequently throughout the day and provides service to the airport.

Departing from Helsinki with Finnair

  • Upgrade to a Finnair Gold or Platinum membership to take advantage of our Nordic lounges located at both Gate 22 and Gate 50.
  • Finnair service desks are located in the departure hall of Terminal 2, to provide assistance when you need it.

As the capital of several former Chinese dynasties, Nanjing is home to some of the country’s most impressive temples, traditional buildings and ancient architecture. The city’s modern museums and ancient structures mark some of China’s key moments across history.

SIGHTS IN NANJING

Nanjing is a city filled with landmarks, each one marking a moment in Chinese history. Some of the most impressive sites lie in the ancient architecture and temples of the city, and even the walls that were erected to surround the city during the Ming Dynasty. Discover some of the city’s hidden treasures in the Nanjing Museum exhibition halls and marvel at the modernity on streets that are filled with life.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO NEAR NANJING

  • Nanjing Museum – A trip to Nanjing isn’t complete without a trip to the city museum. The Nanjing Museum offers exhibitions from old to new and has some incredible artefacts that can’t be found anywhere else in China - including some Han dynasty burial suits.
  • Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum – One of the most famous locations in the city, Dr Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum is home to the founder of the Republic of China and the revolutionary leader Sun Yat-sen. This impressive structure is surrounded by beautiful forest and took almost four years to construct.
  • The Confucius Temple – Also known as Fuzi Miao, the Confucius Temple is a shrine to the great Chinese philosopher and thinker Confucius and is one of the oldest buildings in Nanjing, dating back to 1034.
  • Ming City Walls – Original Ming Dynasty walls can be found across the cityscape, with some restored castles and ancient temples punctuating the fortifications. Dating back to the 14th century, about a quarter of the original outer city walls of Nanjing are still in existence.

SHOPPING IN NANJING

Nanjing is a hub for retail therapy enthusiasts; whether you are looking for a key designer or a simple souvenir to take home, Nanjing will offer you every shopping delight possible.

  • Xinjiekou - The business centre and shopping district in the city, Xinjiekou is at the heart of Nanjing’s downtown. Expect to find famous brands, large shopping centres and department stores here.
  • Fuzimiao Market - This is the number one shopping destination if you are in the market for everything and anything; browse through wholesale items of every variety at low prices.
  • Hunan Lu – This is one of the most popular streets for shopping in Nanjing and is located close to the city’s ancient wall. The street is lined with clothes shops, restaurants and boutique stores that range from mid-to-high-end shopping experiences.

FOOD AND DRINK

Like any Chinese city, Nanjing is a hub for all things edible. From delectable street foods to main meal favourites, there are some dishes you cannot leave Nanjing without sampling.

  • Salted duck – This salted variety of duck (preserved in a special brine) is usually served cold and as a starter or alongside another meal.
  • Dumplings – Pan-fried dumplings are a popular snack or main meal in Nanjing, usually filled with tasty beef and onion stuffing alongside a hot soup. Soup dumplings are also a popular treat, with chicken soup and pork soup Nanjing specialities.
  • Duck blood soup – A local’s cheap eat, duck blood soup is often sold as street food or in local restaurants and is accompanied by vermicelli.
  • Hairy crab – Nanjing is famous for its hairy crab festival which takes place during the autumn months, during which time you can also sample the speciality in local restaurants and at street vendors.
  • Fermented sweet rice wine – Rice wine (Jiuniang) is a soup-like drink that is usually made by local people.
  • Soybean milk – This natural and sweet drink is made from soybeans and is usually boiled or made at home with a milk machine.

TRANSPORT IN NANJING

  • City buses – The city bus in Nanjing is a flexible and affordable way to get around, costing around 1 CNY per ticket.
  • Metro – The Nanjing Metro runs through the city, serving set areas that are mapped out across the region.
  • Taxis – Nanjing has a vast network of taxis to accommodate tourists hoping to travel around the city; these include old cars and electric cars.
  • Ferries – It’s also possible to take one of the seven regular ferries and three tourist ferries that operate via the Nanjing Ferry Company.

Weather in Nanjing

Sunday
27°C 25.08.2019
Monday
32°C 26.08.2019
Tuesday
33°C 27.08.2019
Wednesday
23°C 28.08.2019
Thursday
27°C 29.08.2019
Friday
29°C 30.08.2019
Saturday
29°C 31.08.2019
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