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The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre

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Address: No.418 Shuiximen Road, Jianye District | west bound Metro Line 2 / Yunjinlu Station Exit 2, Nanjing 210017, China
Phone Number: 025-86612230
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One of the best museums in China

I have been to many museums in China. Nothing compares to this one. It tells a good story, it has artifacts, it is engaging, and it is historical. I do not pretend to understand... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been to many museums in China. Nothing compares to this one. It tells a good story, it has artifacts, it is engaging, and it is historical. I do not pretend to understand the politics and cultural differences between China and Japan. But, I have a better understanding of the issues. This museum is a must see. This is... More 

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Nanjing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

It is very easy to find from the metro because there are signs in English that you can look out for. As you walk up there are interesting statues that immediately give you a feel for the place. I expected the memorial to be tranquil, but I felt that it was very depressing. There were many photographs of victims, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Visited on 16 Nov 2012, when it was raining here at the Memorial of the Nan Jing Massacre! I knocked on the bell 5 times and tried to pray for all other innocent victims who were brutally murdered and massacred by the ruthless Japenese Fascist!! Clearly, that was a bloody and very painful period for the Chinese. Statue of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This place is a must to visit in Nanjing, made for rememberance of Japanese invasion to China during worldwar. Inside there is museum with many photographs, skeleton of the victims, weapons, and many more, monument outside and also the mass grave for the victims.. Need at least 45 minutes to visit. Very easy to reach the nearest metro station around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Don't go on a holiday weekend or towards the end of the day. This museum can take a half of a day easily. It is easily accessible by subway. Great to see the history

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Caledon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This memorial is well done. I found it told the history with beautiful art and grounds. They all spoke to me emotionally. Although the sculptures were telling, the burial grounds with the human remains stuck with me the most.300,000 were massacre in the space of 6-months. I definitely felt the grief and horror as I walked through this so important... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A sombre visit - pretty moving. Very informative. We spent about 2 hours wandering through the museum as it was pouring with rain outside. I can't believe I didn't know about this event in history. You could have spent hours outside in the gardens too as it goes for miles - but it was just too wet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We took the bullet train (300km) -- a trip well worth it in itself -- from Shanghai to Nanjing. This was a most worthy side trip and really helped us understand the Chinese culture more and the sometimes tense relationship between Japan and China. This museum is the memorial (and site of) the massacre of 300,000 people by the Japanese... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A stark reminder of how inhumane people can be in times of war, particularly wars of aggression and all this in in the not far distant past.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a must visit historical place in NanJing. Admission is free, it was very crowded and we had to queue quite long to enter. However, it was worth it... it was a sad past for China.

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Address: Address: No.418 Shuiximen Road, Jianye District | west bound Metro Line 2 / Yunjinlu Station Exit 2, Nanjing 210017, China
Phone Number: 025-86612230
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing

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