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Presidential palace of Nanjing

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Address: NO. 292 East Changjiang Road, Nanjing 210018, China
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Phone Number: 025-84578718
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:30 pm

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An enjoyable experience in Nanjing

If you do not go to Beijing, you should definitely drop by this place. It is an absolute must. If you are interested in the Chinese history, visit this place. Whispering: do not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Gergely L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you do not go to Beijing, you should definitely drop by this place. It is an absolute must. If you are interested in the Chinese history, visit this place. Whispering: do not comment on their way of story telling.

Thank Gergely L
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of blown up grainy pictures of Chinese notables from the early 20th C but little else in a typical early 20th C building. There are lots of glass display cases that make little sense, why is there a perfectly normal pottery wash bowl in a case of its own without any explanation in any language? Why so many old... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is my first time to visit this kind of place. I was so amazed by the architecture, culture and history that molding here. Fun fact 1) A royal residence during the Ming Dynasty 2) has played host to the inauguration of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, China's most famous figure.

Thank SuhailaDin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent a few hours there , I think allow half day , I was amazed so much history there so much to see , very well laid out , Nanjing is a city with so much history, so if you visit the city then better visit this place 👍

Thank Robert S
Nanjing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

In my view The Presidential palace is not the must visit place in Nanjing. If you plan to travel to Beijing and visit Tian'anmen Square or summer palace then this place can be escaped. But if you do not plan to visit Beijing then you can visit this place to get some ideas about the palace. Beside the palace you... More 

Thank Quest248
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

It is placed in a very nice garden. Not too crowded, not expensive, not too big. Nice alternative to big sights and you learn about an interesting periode if time in chinese history at the end of the last chinese dynasty.

Thank starwarsgeek12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is probably one of the best tourist attraction in China. During holidays, lots of people visit this place. Lots of interesting history about Dr. Sun Yat Sen. You can see everything in 2 hours or less. It cost RMB 40 for one ticket

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Malang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, this place offers a great opportunity to learn Nanjing's history, which is quite important since Nanjing was used to be China's capital before. This place is a presidential palace, government workplace, and also museum at the same time. We can see the office of Chiang Kai Sek and his subordinaries, ancient traditional house of Nanjing's imperial, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

The palace and its gardens right in the heart of the city are fascinating to see as it covers an interesting period of history when Nanjing was the capital. There are a number of different architectural styles from different periods and rooms of interesting historic photographs not all of which are labelled in English. As it is a big complex... More 

Thank JeffCypress
Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Brought a Singapore friend to visit this attraction in May 2016. It was like more than 5 years since my last visit. The Presidential Palace is a huge place and I have never managed to visit the entire place during an afternoon. This is in fact the best part whereby I managed to discover something new everytime I made a... More 

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