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Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan)

Outside Zhongshanmen , Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Ranked #9 of 286 Attractions in Nanjing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
4.5 of 5 stars 146 Reviews
Type: Mountains, Parks, Outdoors
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Type: Mountains, Parks, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It's a good way to spend an afternoon, head out there and see the various sites. However getting back can be a real pain.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

amazing views, can walk or get cable car, we did cable car, relaxing and a gentle way to appreciate the view. though looking back at photos you can see the smog

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The Hague
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The Zijin Shan (Purple mountain ) is a large area with very interesting things to see but also to relax. Walking, jogging.

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Sunfish Lake, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a very large area with many attractions, hiking, and activities. Do some reading on the park and plan what to visit in advance of the trip to the park. We hired a car to take us into and through the park and to stop at attractions of interest. The driver was very helpful.

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Perth, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nanjing : Dr Sun Yat-Sen's Mausoleum to Ming Tomb Scenic Area Ultra-modern Metro Line #2 to Muxuyuan station. Exit #1 with English sign "To Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum Beauty Spot". A large board of tourist map of Zhongshan Mountain National Park immediately outside Muxuyuan exit. Walk on Ninghang Gong Lu (road). Turn left at Lingyuan Road & walk a few meters... More 

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Beijing, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It's a great place to wander around with lots of beautiful sights. Most of the attractions up there are paid attractions, but there's plenty to see along the way. Sun Yatsen mausoleum in particular was a good experience.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The park is nice, the Maoselum ok, but the mountain is definitely not purple ) There is also a cable road nearby, but we did not find it )

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Marathon, Greece
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96 reviews 96 reviews
57 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

this is an attraction you cant imagine that you will see there is a road and monuments to the left and the right very Special attraction and unique in the World thats why protected by UNESCO.... very nice place to walk, with nice gardens is a place you must see in nanjing

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Nanjing, China
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was a great place to walk around and be alone a little and that hard to do in china. The view was great once i got up on the wall. That they just opened.

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Ningbo, China
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was by far my favorite part of my trip, a really vast area with many locations to visit. Make sure you plan ahead of which areas you want to visit, as it can take a long time to walk between them, or figure out the buses. Food and drinks can be bought in many locations, and the prices aren't... More 

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