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Address: No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
Phone Number: 025-84578718
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Classic Chinese Ming Gardens

If we had charged 5 RMB for every time someone came up to us in the Presidential Palace asking to take a photo with "the Westerners," we would have been rich by the time we left... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If we had charged 5 RMB for every time someone came up to us in the Presidential Palace asking to take a photo with "the Westerners," we would have been rich by the time we left. We wanted to see classic Ming gardens which surround the palace. There's a stone boat, much smaller than the one at the New Summer... More 

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Shangrao, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I loved this place. I spent 4 hours here. I felt like I was in the time period of the palace. Wonderful experience. Great artifacts, pictures and descriptions.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is worth a trip because of the different "histories" present in one place as well as the different architectural styles. However, if it is crowded (e.g., around a Chinese holiday) it is very hard to enjoy. Gift shops are nice. When you buy tickets and enter the place, keep in mind there are often multiple lines and that pressing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is worth seeing. We went on one of the busiest days of the year - May 1. That meant that the place thronged with people. Nevertheless there was little delay entering and plenty of paths and places to walk that it was not too uncomfortable. Board walks and pathways abound. I had visited here 20 years previously. The disappointing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The Presidential Palace is quite impressive and contains history from many different eras of Chinese history. There are quite a few information panels (more than in most Chinese historic sites I've visited) explaining certain things and people. The grounds are really nice, filled with beautiful flowers, plants, ponds, and pathways.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Was in a bit of a rush, so didn't get the chance to fully explore. Found some of the rooms had English translations and many didn't. And the level of detail in many of the translations were minimal (according to my Chinese wife) - but this is still better than many sites fin China! Not as palacial as one might... More 

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Chennai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful old palace in very good shape. The garden is also very beautiful. In the weekend too many people, the Chinese are traveling a lot too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Visited back in Nov 2012 when it wasn't too hot, I liked our national father Dr. Sun Zhong Shan's Palace! You can find the candle/wax figurines in one of the chambers here. The main building has three floors that represent the 1912-1930s time when Dr. Sun Zhong Shan was working in his office. Then along the corridors are images and... More 

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San Juan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Again avoid weekends/ holidays. this is a mostly indoors thing. but lots of walking......highly recommended also for Taiwanese citizens to visit....have lots of info about Pres Chiang and his other officers. But dont bring other things..they are quite strict for security reasons here

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Good to see if you want to know who was in Charge before Chairman Ma. Great to see that they are preserving some history in China even though most of China is becoming a concrete Jungle.

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Additional Information about Presidential palace of Nanjing

Address: Address: No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
Phone Number: 025-84578718
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 1

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