It's a must seem spot in Nanjing. However, you have to climb for more than 350 steps up till you could see Dr. Sun's statue. It's quite a view looking down.
Took a train from Shanghai to Nanjing and made sure I booked my return ticket straight away, just before leaving Nanjing Long Distance Train Station. Caught a train into town and then a bus to the outer part of the mausoleum. There are a few stairs to walk up, but once at the top their are some wonderful views and... More
Despite the stairs (The Great Wall though is much worse) which take some pleasure out of this mausoleum, this is truly a good place to learn more about Dr Sun Yat Sen. Be prepared for at least 300+ stairs as you climb your way to the top to the mausoleum and see Dr Sun Yat Sen's final resting place. The... More
This is like the Lincoln Memorial of China. We climbed a great number of steps to see the mausoleum, and saw a lot of great scenic views, but there wasn't much history for the westerner. It has much more meaning for the Chinese, obviously. Go to teh Presidential Compound in Nanjing City instead if you must make a choice.
This is an impressive memorial to an important figure in Chinese history. It is well sited in a wooded area and is reached after a reasonably long and pleasant walk. There are a lot of steps to the top of the memorial where a large figure of Dr Sun is placed. There are imposing views to be had when looking... More
The scenic journey there alone is fascinating. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture on display. Ensure you dedicate ample time to look at all the exhibits. Make the journey complete by visiting the Memorial, Museum and surrounding scenic area.
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