The old houses in the south of the city are full of aftertaste. Now Daban Lane has been well restored. The old house has been added with new elements. It has both memories and development. It is a place worth visiting. Feel the local characteristics of Nanjing through the streets. There are many handicraft shops and handicraft workers in this alley. Friends who like handicrafts can come and take a look, there will be surprises.
There are many old houses left over from the Qing Dynasty in the south of Nanjing, such as the famous "Ninety-nine and a half"-Gan Xi's Former Residence (now a national cultural relics protection unit). Gan Xi's Former Residence was also the largest in Nanjing. , The most well-preserved private house, here is composed of many ancient buildings. Now here is a Xinanli neighborhood with Gan Xi’s former residence as the core. There are also some Republican buildings here. Now it has become a neighborhood with a bit of literary and artistic content. There are antique stage and opera performances here. There is also a display of folk culture with local characteristics in Nanjing.
The "Xinanli" Jinling Historical and Cultural Fashion Street District, undertaken by Nanjing Urban Construction Historical and Cultural District Development Co., Ltd., covers an area of 12,300 square meters and is located at the intersection of Zhongshan South Road and Shengzhou Road. Relying on the national key cultural relics protection unit, Nanjing’s existing private residence of the Qing Dynasty, the "Former Residence of Gan Xi" with the largest area and the most complete preservation, is the cultural core, supplemented by sophisticated high-end leisure retail, fashion catering, exclusive services and other formats, and built An urban fashion business district with unique Jinling history. The block architecture continues the architectural style of Gan Xi’s former residence "blue brick small tile horse head wall, cloister hanging grate windows". Daiwa, pink wall, horse head wall can be seen everywhere, decorated with brick carvings, wood carvings, and stone carvings. The Italian wood-grain aluminum alloy doors and windows with modern elements perfectly blend the antique and modern urban life, inheriting Jinling culture and creating fashionable life. With the former residence of Gan Xi as the carrier of cultural heritage, and the functional positioning of the "Jinling historical and cultural fashion block", the "Xinanli" block introduces various leisure, retail, catering, and elegant tea houses, high-end clubs, and elegant teahouses that suit the overall positioning of the project. Music bar, etc. At present, a number of well-known brands and old-fashioned businesses including Wangpin Formosa Steak, Aying Pot, Little Suzhou, Ancient Tea Horse Road, Shu Niuxiang, Li Shunchang Tailor, Wu Liangcai Glasses, Baoqing Yinlou, Luliuju, etc. have entered the block , Exotic bars, distinctive antique shops, and living halls provide Xinanli with more complete commercial and leisure facilities.
A good place to relax and rest, various restaurants, cafes, and casual games~
The blue bricks, white walls and red tiles, are quite retro style, good food and good life!