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Presidential palace of Nanjing

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Address: No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
Phone Number: 025-84578718
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Its Beautiful and Magnificient Palace !

Cost of the entrance is about RMB40 and can be easily reach my Nanjing Metro. Its crowded and the best is to visit in the morning to avoid many people. China mainland tourist... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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George Town, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Cost of the entrance is about RMB40 and can be easily reach my Nanjing Metro. Its crowded and the best is to visit in the morning to avoid many people. China mainland tourist usually will not get up so early and start travelling according to my obervation. Very nice garden and its huge ! Will take about 1 hour 30... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My friend and I visited on an extremely rainy day so he were surprised to see the amount of people that showed up despite the bad weather. Due to the excessive pushing and the rain, we only toured 1/4 of the palace before we decided we needed to get out. The garden is a very beautiful and relaxing place that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Come here only if you have no where else to go in Nanjing. This is a very significant place to visit as it has a enormous historical value. However note that you will be very disappointed by the bad maintenance of the place. Its a bit dirty, displays introductions have bad translations and spoilt displays are not repaired. The gardens... More 

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Rotterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This Palace is actually a large collection of buildings and gardens. It's very well kept and it's architecture reminded me of old British colonial style. The gardens are beautiful and immaculately kept. The Presidents Office is very small and nice to say you've seen it but not much to look at really. In the garden you'll find a large stone... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Firstly, the name is a bit confusing, it should probably be called presidential complex. It is a series of government buildings from which the Republican government was run in the 1900s, and now it is a museum for that period in history. For whatever reason you have come to Nanjing, let's hope you like history because Nanjing is an incredibly... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is an interesting place but probably more significant to Chinese tourists. It certainly has history and if I knew more about the country's history and political issues around the 1940s and 50s it could have been more interesting. However I have studied some Chinese history from the time period and I still found it lacking. Offices and desks. This... More 

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nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This was one of my favourite parts of my trip. The museum sections often (not always) have some English but more importantly the exhibits are well laid out, interesting and varied. The buildings are beautiful as well. My top tip, get a map from the tourist centre on your right as you go in. You will get lost otherwise

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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

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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San Francisco, CA
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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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