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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
Singapore, Singapore
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Nanjing, China
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Went to check out the ruins of the Ming Palace so that we could see something that was authentic and unrestored. We were pretty disappointed by the ruins which are little more than a few rocks on the ground. Situated in a nice park area though so was a nice walk anyway. Not really worth a visit unless you are... More 

Thank abcarlaw
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Not worth visiting. It is just a big park that is not well kept.Only a few stone carvings and hardly any tourists around. The park is used by the old folks for recreation.

Thank Mark S
Beijing, China
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274 reviews
250 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
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 

Thank Liusi0820
Level Contributor
50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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.

Thank SinophileLuton
Florence, Italy
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109 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 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.

Thank Leonardo T
Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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.

1 Thank goldenspoon
Toronto, Canada
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211 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 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 

Thank ahyc
Gerik, Malaysia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Thank mehtopian
Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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.

1 Thank Brent H

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