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Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling)

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Address: No.2 Sifangcheng, Zhongshanling Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210009, China
Phone Number: 025-84446111
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Wow. I loved it, gathered enough souvenirs for a small army, took a few pictures here and there, survived the bus ride after missing it 10 times and said ni hao to everyone under... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Nanjing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Wow. I loved it, gathered enough souvenirs for a small army, took a few pictures here and there, survived the bus ride after missing it 10 times and said ni hao to everyone under 2-feet tall. I will return to climb the stairs of Purple Mountain one more time. To the top!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We took the subway to the Muxuyuan station. The subway was clean, fast, and cheap. We walked to the tourist station The tourist station is 300 meters north of the Muxuyuan station and is near the overpass. We paid CNY 10 for one way ticket for the tourist bus to Dr. Sun Yat-sent Mausoleum. The bus stopped at the shopping... More 

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Wuxi, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Yes, there's a nice statue at the top and the view is pretty lovely. But the truth is that I was disappointed. I heard there were other rooms in the mausoleum but they must have been closed when I was there. There really wasn't much to see. If you're in the area, you might as well make the trek up... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I liked the view but we were looking forward to see the coffin of sun yet Sen but unfortunately the door was closed

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Tianjin Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is the Mauseleum to Dr. Sun Yatsen, known for helping to overthrow the Qing dynasty one of the founders of China's original republic. It is one of the monuments that are part of Purple Mountain Park in Nanjing. To get there, you need to take the subway to the closest stop to the Purple Mountain, and you can either... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Avoid weekends. wear your most most comfortable flats/ sneakers. Eat a heavy heavy breakfast , load up on carbs first. Bring small water bottles...you need to drink. place is super good climb. If you dont have strong legs...better avail of the shuttle service at the entrance....WARNING: very very high and long climb and very far..... BUT the end is rewarding.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Having climbed more than 400 steps ( and walked up hill for quite a long way ) we might have been rewarded by a spectacular view of the city - however air pollution saw to it that all we saw was a sea of thin smog . For the exercise to be worthwhile , you would have to be someone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I never went inside of the buildings, but the exteriors were unique with the blue roofs and non-bedazzled look of the simple decor. Very astute looking. The huge pine tree line leading up to the top is also fantastically beautiful. When you get near the top, where the city of Nanjing opens up to your eyes, the feeling is just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The sit in-and-of itself is a bit underwhelming, much like Mao's tomb I suppose, but the atmosphere is serene and the architecture grandiose. Add to it the fact that this is the mausoleum of one of the most important figures in modern Chinese history, it is FREE, and Nanjing is relatively short on bonafide tourist spots and you have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

but very worthwhile. The memorial and the surrounding area are very impressive. Useful to brush up on your history before the visit to appreciate the importance of this man.

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