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Address: East of Zhongshan Mausoleum, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210014, China
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Popular area of Purple Mountain

Visit on a sunny day, climb the steps and enjoy the view. Use as a jump off place to other areas of Purple Mt.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Barb K
Nanjing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a long climb up to the mausoleum, but the steps are even which makes it easier. As long as the day is clear there is a good view. As you climb the stairs try to stop to look back as you get a good view of the blue rooves. When I visited the memorial was very crowded but... More 

Thank Carol N
Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit on a sunny day, climb the steps and enjoy the view. Use as a jump off place to other areas of Purple Mt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Dr Sun Yat-Sen’s mausoleum is high up on the mountain and it’s a long walk from the parking lot. From the memorial archway, a wooded boardwalk snakes through a moderately dense forest of coniferous trees and from far off, the first gate with the three arches can be seen. A lot of stair climbing is involved but the effort is... More 

Thank bidisha_bagchi
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Love the historic settings and view . Must go place of interest . Highly recommended . They have also eateries and gift shop within the vicinity . Be prepared to walk the 392 steps upwards to the final point where Dr Sun Yat-sen status sits. Behind the status is his resting area but is not open at all times .... More 

Thank Isaac888
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Moere or less hidden in the forest. Lots of visitors, but most of them native. We did not know at first who he was and how important he has been in the Chinese history. Afterwards we learned more of him.

Thank foreveyman
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Absolutely majestic! One of the must sees in Nan Jing~! The path to the very top of the memorial might be somewhat treacherous because after you take the metro here, you need to walk for about 1km UPWARDS toward the top of the mountain to get to the entrance of the Memorial. That's NOT all, because you then will need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The purple mountain has a ton of different attractions and this is just one of them. It's kind of a must-see if you are visiting Nanjing for the first time. I brought my parents here when they visited me. It's a decent hike up the stairs. There are some historical artifacts that still have dents from Japanese bombing. At the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Easy to spend a day here. Lots to see. Different parts have different entry fees. Pick the places with high entry fees and they will be less crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Nanjing is the old capital of China and you get to see the grave of this great man in the memorial hall which you will need to climb quite a number of stairs to reach. It is located in a very big park and not to far from the city center. There are many tourist visiting this attraction every day.

Thank Patrick T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Be prepared to go up the mountain and then up quite a lot of steps,battle the crowds of School Children and then take photos with them. Once at the tomb you would be impressed by what this Great Man achieved and why he is so revered

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