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Nanjing Paleontology Museum

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Address: No.39 Beijing East Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210008, China
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+86 25 8328 2251
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00

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good place for a short trip

Visiting this place for 1 hour, follwed by jiminsi temple for 1 hour and finally xuanwu lake for 3-5 hour is a good itinerary because they are located at a distance of about 100... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
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Nanjing, China
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Visiting this place for 1 hour, follwed by jiminsi temple for 1 hour and finally xuanwu lake for 3-5 hour is a good itinerary because they are located at a distance of about 100 meter each.The Ticket cost 20 RMB. You can watch a 20 minute 3D film inside the museum for extra 10 RMB which needs to be paid... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

Not only for children! There are some interesting satellite maps of Nanjing, castes of homoerectus and plenty of fossils. There's a huge amount to learn in a very compact space.

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Reviewed 12 April 2013

OK - so all the signage is in Chinese (annoying - but we are in China!!) However, there are a number of huge skeletons and lots and lots of fossils and some pretty good drawings. When we were there they were showing a BBC Dinosaur movie on a loop which was a nice breather. Toilets were ok but didn't see... More 

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