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Travel routes for delicious food in Nantong

en.nantong.gov.cn Updated: 2022-06-22


Baked wheat cakes filled with shrimp roes in ancient Bencha town. [Photo provided to nantong.gov.cn]

Editor's note: Eight themed travel routes in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu province, were unveiled during the Nantong "Hao Tong You" cultural and tourism consumption promotion season on May 19 to mark the 12th China Tourism Day.

Situated along both the Yangtze and Yellow rivers, Nantong boasts a bountiful supply of produce and is home to many delicious foods.

Route for traditional Nantong dishes

Day one: Langshan National Forest Park – Seyuan Garden – Nantong Museum

(For fish feast or Langshan Chicken feast)

Day two: Ancient Tangzha town – Green Valley City

(For cattle feast or chicken hot pot)

Route for seafood

Day one: Bihai Yinsha scenic area – Golden Beach scenic area

(For local dishes in Qidong and Haimen and seafood, including clams and liquor-saturated shrimp)

Day two: Linkspring Fun World – ancient Bencha town

(For four treasures of Yellow Sea in Rudong and baked wheat cake filled with shrimp roes)

Further reading:

The rooster used to make braised Langshan rooster usually lives for 180 days and was originally farmed in Rudong and Tongzhou.

The Nantong No 1 dish, also known as "hotchpotch", dates back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It is an essential dish at banquets and during the Spring Festival in Nantong.