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Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan)

Outside Zhongshanmen , Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Private Nanjing Sightseeing Day Trip from Shanghai by Train including Lunch
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Outside Zhongshanmen , Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank riodoc
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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.

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Reviewed 18 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

Thank jfrodin
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

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

1  Thank Nima G
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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

Thank MarkDip
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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

Thank talia679
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

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

Thank Dave R
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This area truly is interesting and the entire park will take you a couple of days (at least) to explore every nook and cranny and every path and sight. Most people come here for the Ming Tomb, The Sun Yat Sen Memorial and the Linggu...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We got dropped off at the wrong entrance but had planned on taking the cable cars up. Instead went to the mosuelum and hiked up to the top from there. It is not a hike for the weak hearted or non-exerciser. But we did it...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Coming down from this mountain was one of the hardest things we ever did. Let me explain. We decided to trek around, because the reviews warned us to be prepared for lots of walking. Nothing could prepare us for what we experienced. We wanted to...More

2  Thank norex2
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eminchina
30 January 2015|
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Response from Dan S | Reviewed this property |
Muxuyuan station
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eminchina
30 January 2015|
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Response from MariaM3 | Reviewed this property |
Take Bus 20 from the Drum Tower or Bus Y3 from the train station. the closest Metro station is Metro Line No 2,Muxuyuan station and from there you can find groups to visit by bus the mountain and also visit the... More
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