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Address: No.311 Zhongshan East Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210000, China
Phone Number: 025-84803110,025-84807135
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I remember on my last night, I decided to alight at every subway station on my way back to the hotel. At one of the stations, there was this park. Very interesting information... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2013
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Visited in NOVEMBER 2012, these Ruins dates back in 1368 when Ming Dynasty was first served as the main Dynasty in China. Stone Lions and other deities were featured here with tombs of the emperor or the ancient scriptures inscripted on the carvings of its tomb. Not much to see here except the Ruins, similar to Yu Ming Yuan as... More 

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Luton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Either we went to the wrong place or the only thing left of the palace is the gatekeeper's lodge, which houses some art and artifacts. Expecting more, we went out of the back and were greeted with quite simply, gardens in which people were flying kites. Not worth the subway trip to get there.

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Florence, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This place is terrible. There just stone on the ground. It is not well kept and there is NOTHING to see! So I really suggest to never visit this area unless you have time to waste!! Skip it and you will save time.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I remember on my last night, I decided to alight at every subway station on my way back to the hotel. At one of the stations, there was this park. Very interesting information about what it used to be. However, most of it is no longer standing. You can see children having skating lessons, like in any ordinary park.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

Decided to take a look since I was in the area. Otherwise don't go out of your way. The entrance to the park was promising. However the rest of the 'ruins' appears to just be stumps of what may have been plinths or columns? Hard to tell. It is free and it is interesting to see retirees dancing and practicing... More 

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Gerik, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

"Ruins" is stretching it. Even the rubble is gone. It's a park filled with old people, which is nice, but stone stumps and a couple of garden gnomes don't cut it in China.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Well worth a look. A step back in history. Visiting outside of winter, the tree-lined paths are impressive.

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Address: No.311 Zhongshan East Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210000, China
Phone Number: 025-84803110,025-84807135
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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