China's Yangzhou: A city worth its salt

Classical gardens and architecture built off the salt trade make the Chinese city of Yangzhou a must-visit

For most Singaporeans, Yangzhou is almost synonymous with fried rice. Even in China, knowledge of the city seldom extends beyond the dish.

This was not always the case.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 22, 2018, with the headline 'A city worth its salt'. Print Edition | Subscribe