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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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A world class Memorial in China- Nanjing

The site is build on top of an mass grave site. a visit will allow you to truly understand the deep rooted unhappiness of the chinese people towards the Japanese for WW2. the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The site is build on top of an mass grave site. a visit will allow you to truly understand the deep rooted unhappiness of the chinese people towards the Japanese for WW2. the visit is a good reminder of the insanity of wars.

Thank ShawnLEE1975
Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

AlthoughI listed my visit as March 2015, I visited this memorial long before this time. Even after all the years since my visit, I still remember each part of it clearly. This gives a better understand of the history and certain undertones of the conflict. As a history buff, I found it very informative and provocative. I would highly, HIGHLY,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Budget the time. The grounds and exhibit halls here are not as spread out as the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, but no less shocking, depressing and thought provoking. Its rather extensive displays, augmented with historic photos and film footage give the viewers a good sense on what happened during that fateful time in Nanjing. A tour will take at least 2... More 

Thank amy2k
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well done. Very powerful - evokes the emotions it should. For history buffs a must see. If you think the holocaust museum in Washington DC is worth the visit- visit this memorial.

Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum with its imposing atmosphere and size, the representation of the "raw" reality, the overwhelming evidences, and the meanings it transmits is really a Masterpiece and should be placed along with the Great Wall and Terracotta Army of Xian for its importance. It serves also as a symbol of Struggle, Survival and Suffering of the Great Chinese Nation. I... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This memorial prove and show what Japanese had done to Chinese people during world war 2. Evident are here and Japan still refused to apologise. Every JAPANESE must visit here and feel regret with what they have done.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a powerful, vivid reminder of what mankind is capable of. Be prepared for the accounts you'll hear. Not recommended for younger children. I didn't really even know about this historical event before visiting Nanjing. This memorial explains the event and honors the victims & survivors well. There is a lot of English, which is well-written and complete. This... More 

Thank Bondersan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read the excellent book "The Rape Of Nanking" and already knew much about the atrocities and as such was hardly going to be shocked, was I? Well I was but not in the way you may think. From the exterior it appears to be a decent sized building erected as a memorial and possibly an hour later you will... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I get there I m so socked. coz I really understood that more bad compare Holocaust. at that time Japanese army not human. they was devils. but still Japanese people don't take responsibility. and they say "it's not true".....

Thank kkkrts
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Memorial Hall is free to enter and has a grey monochrome pattern throughout which fits into the concept. Very moving - open burial sites of some killed in the attacks are in the museum but done in a classy way. Very humbling and worth seeing

Thank Tom L

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