Du Jinsheng (1898- 1943) is a well-known patriotic and successful businessman. In 1922, he founded the Du Jinsheng Silk Weaving Factory, the best one for producing silk brocade in China. His old home is a typical Chinese villa built in the mid 1930's.
In Jiande, there is an ancient town that has experienced thousands of years of wind and rain. It has a beautiful name called Meicheng (Plum Blossom Town). Meicheng was the state town of the then Yanzhou and is now the county town of Jiande. It has a history of 1700 years.