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Sun Yat-sen Memorial of Nanjing

East of Zhongshan Mausoleum, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210014, China
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Ranked #21 of 286 Attractions in Nanjing
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Marathon, Greece
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

the memorial hall in on the mountains, very close to the city.and very close to mausoleum of sun yat sen. you can go there by walking in the forest with very nice tall trees and gardens. is very nice place to visit too after the mausoleum

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Climb the approximate 700m of stairs, flanked by pine and cypress trees to first the Stele Pavilion, 12m long and 17m high, a granite construction roofed with blue glazed tiles before you reach the top of the mausoleum (vault) where you will find the Sun Yat-sen Sacrificial Hall and marble sarcophagus. Allow at least 30 - 45 minutes to clime... More

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Incheon, South Korea
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Sun Yat Sen is indisputably the only Chinese leader in modern Chinese history who is respected highly both by the Taiwanese and the Mainland Chinese. After all, it was a rebellion led by him which saw the founding of modern China sans the monarchy. A visit to this place would be most meaningful if you are a Chinese or if... More

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Hong Kong, China
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This memorial place of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen is manificient, very crowded although the weather was pretty cold, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen is the father of all Chinese cause he turned down the Qing Dynasty and has founded the Republic of China, a very strong feeling of respect filled up my heart while walking up the stairs to the highest level, atmosphere... More

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The location of the memorial is pretty amazing. This memorial is located inside the main park of Nanjing. You have to climb up a long stair to reach the memorial, but it's totally worth it, because you will be able to see an impressive landscape. You will also be able to take awesome picture of a very characteristic and historical... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Its a place of high importance to chinese people. Situated outside the city, The view from the top is great. The location is serene, can be clubbed in a day trip to many spots nearby like the aquarium and water world. The view on the way is amazing.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

But I secretly took them anyway. How could I not? This is the man who sums up modern China. If you looked at the top you can still see the KMT party flag. I am impressed that the communists left it unscathed. It shows all the more how respected this man deserves to be.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Heard from a friend that this was one thing not to miss out on in Nanjing. Took the park bus from XiaMaFang (下马坊) to ZhongShanLing (中山陵) for 10rmb, then proceeded to climb up all the stairs to get to the memorial. There really isn't much to see at the top, just a statue and some writing on the wall. The... More

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Hong Kong, China
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

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.

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Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This is an expansive area but the views are spectacular when there is not a lot of smog. The memorial is interesting and the park around it is beautiful.

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