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Presidential palace of Nanjing

No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
+86 25 8457 8718
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Lots of history here

It's where the government of china ran the country prior to chairmen Mao. I lived across the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jonathan P
via mobile
The start of a continuing story

When Sen Yet Sen agreed to lead the fledgling Chinese Republic in 1912, they need something worthy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lesleighbryanbalwin
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's where the government of china ran the country prior to chairmen Mao. I lived across the street from the presidential palace for 5 years and only visited it before I moved back to Canada. I'm glad I did!

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

When Sen Yet Sen agreed to lead the fledgling Chinese Republic in 1912, they need something worthy of the leader of a country steeped in history and tradition. This is what they came up with and it is stunning given its relative simplicity. Worth a...More

Thank lesleighbryanbalwin
Reviewed 1 week ago

With the start of the Republican period this former imperial palace was turned into a residence (for Sun Yat sen) and an administrative center. The landscape is beautiful and the historical exhibits of world-class value, especially the huge 1949 photo just before the events that...More

Thank Eleni O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite an extraordinary attraction. Fellt like a history lesson and I should have taken notes. Plenty of English signage to follow and also interactive head sets available. Had 2 hours here but nowhere near enough. Give yourself at least half a day. Good value for...More

Thank ScottSki88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit if you are interested in knowing a bit of modern Chinese history. This was the seat of the government: the end of Ching dynasty around 1900s, the birth of Republic of China in 1911 and later the transfer of power to the...More

Thank Yee-Ming T
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Visited on a sunny day in May. Entrance can be crowded and it may seem to be too much hazzle to go inside but it sure was worth it despite the crowds. Offers interesting insights into the history of China under Sun Yat Sen and...More

Thank Florian F
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I honestly thought this was going to be one building and not a whole complex of building, but that made it better. The whole area was really amazing, there was a great mix of architectural styles from it's long history. I wish that I would...More

Thank nickpolson18
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It was a sunny day and the garden and buildings gave us an ideal place to stroll around. We were lucky as many of the plants were in blossom so were looking extra pretty! There are some interesting exhibits but there is no English unless...More

Thank Victoria O
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It was very busy because of the China holidays but regular days should be much more bearable. My understanding was that prices were 39RMB to get in and there were options to purchase English guide ear-pieces for non-Chinese speakers. The area is big and can...More

1  Thank Benson C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I was surprised to discover that this place is reminiscent of the Forbidden City in Beijing as well as having historical buildings from the 20th century. I was also surprised at how crowded it was, even on a very rainy day in March. We spent...More

2  Thank CorshamRay
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