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John-Rabe House

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John Rabe, a normal man that became a hero by circumstances he was placed in

A very interesting museum about the person who became the protector of the Chinese people in the... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Nanjing, China
Important peace museum

Memorial home of John Rabe, the leader of the safety zone committee during the Nanjing massacre... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Kate W
Claremont, California
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No.1 Xiaofenqiao, Gulou District, Nanjing, China
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

A very interesting museum about the person who became the protector of the Chinese people in the Nanjing Massacre. A small museum vevry worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Memorial home of John Rabe, the leader of the safety zone committee during the Nanjing massacre. His home is now a peace museum. The explanations are straightforward and informative, and lack the patriotic slant of the huge Nanjing Massacre Memorial. I bring most guests to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Kate W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

While it does not get as much attention as the Nanjing Massacre Memorial, it is of great importance in the tragic history of the city during the Japanese occupation. These two museums document the worst and the best that we human beings did to each...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ptseng
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I have visited this attraction first back in 2014 and then 2 more times in 2015 and 2016. John Rabe, as many have listed was an employee of Siemens stationed in Nanjing during the 1937 occupation (Nanjing Massacre). He used his influence as a member...More

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank yihleong
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Went and there is a sign on door closed until November for remodeling. Lucky we someone go in told them came from shanghai to see and they let us walk around.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Zippy357
Reviewed 25 April 2016

John Rabe was a member of the Nazi party who used his party membership to provide safety to women and children (including my grandmother and aunts) during the Japanese invasion. In downtown Nanjing, so much history has been torn down; this house escaped the wrecking...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank jtb20152016
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This is an excellent museum for anyone interested in the Nanjing Massacre. Since it is not open on weekends, you get a nice break from the masses of tourists usually encountered at the other more popular locations. Spend a peaceful hour or so, and learn...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

The Rabe house is next to the Zhujiang Lu metro station. It's a small house, but it offers a clear understanding of John Rabe's life in Nanjing.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank megcram
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Wedged in a corner - out of the way by Zhujiang Lu metro station this place is worth a visit. John Rabe - A german nazi engineer - who protected the inhabitants of nanjing against the Japanese terror - only to be persecuted by the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank robbZ5583HR
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Pictorial exhibit inside with explanations in Chinese and English, but would benefit by having docents or someone available to explain in more depth or answer questions.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Barb K
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Response from yihleong | Reviewed this property |
I have been there like 3 times. I do not recall paying an entrance fee.