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Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan)

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Outside Zhongshanmen , Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This place is eco friendly and very good for get a better view of Nanjing Town. It has memorable history for Chinese that never happened again. The place is well maintain by management. Recommended to visit in the morning or everything.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed 3 May 2018

After spending the day walking so much I have to admit the sight of all of those stairs was disheartening hahaha. I let my husband walk up them and take photos for me. It was a very impressive view from the bottom and the top.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TheKellysonTour
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Located on the east side of the city, it houses many historic sites and monuments. Lush green with natural beauty, you can enjoy here for long. You can reach top where Sun Yat Sen mausoleum is located. Be ready for long walk to enjoy flora...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank seedhunter
Reviewed 2 April 2018

At the top of a forboding array of stairs that would make Rocky cry lies the tomb of Sun Yat Sen. (described by someone to me as the ‘George Washington’ of China) I was fortunate enough to be here in November so the weather was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

it was a sunny day. Many tours were there from school especially. Many other visitors were also enjoying the weather and especially everyone was enjoying to climbing the stairs going towards the statue of Dr. Sun Yat son. Overall it was a good day.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Went here for one full day, which wasn’t enough. To see everything I would recommend having two days at your deposition. The area is huge And contains monuments of people whose had and important role in the history of modern day China. Before your visit...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jfrodin
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Visit the Purple Mountain and the Mausoleum of Sun Yat-Sen to make a great experience of beauty and reverence.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 347nimag
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Caught a taxi to the cable car for the 15 min ride up the mountain (100 Yuan cable car return). Great views of the Yangtze River and city of Nanjing to give you an idea of the scale of this 10 million plus person city....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We went on a cloudy day and it was amazing because it made it super mystical. Even though the weather was rainy we enjoyed ourselves so much. There is a cable car, but we walked up the stairs which you would have to be in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank talia679
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Had a wonderful time here! Very beautiful and the parks that surround the area are wonderful. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2017
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20 September 2018|
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Response from firminr | Reviewed this property |
Yes its possible better do the nanjing massacre first and then purple mountain .
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Muxuyuan station