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Presidential palace of Nanjing

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Address: No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Nice park to walk around

Contains great and interesting exhibits regarding past presidents of ROC. For some of the exhibits, the descriptions are only in Chinese, however, thus a foreigner may not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited on a Monday and it was closed. Not advertised that it is closed on Mondays because lots of people were waiting outside. We were not advised by our hotel. Poor promotions

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United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Contains great and interesting exhibits regarding past presidents of ROC. For some of the exhibits, the descriptions are only in Chinese, however, thus a foreigner may not necessarily be able to understand. However, the area is a nice park where you can take a relaxing walk around for maybe two to three hours.

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Belfort, France
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This palace played a key role in the modern History of China. Not the most famous place in Nanjing, it is very nice inside (many furnitures) and outside (garden).

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Chengdu, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds and gardens are beautiful. It is stunning to see the contrast of the old Chinese architecture with European architecture, all with modern, towering skyscrapers in the background. Worth a visit.

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Indore, India
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Presidential palace is a huge premise with a excellent show of chinese history.It has a very good lake / pond inside the palace.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Not a very big site and the main building is the presidential building at the top end of the site. Interesting lake with pavilions inside the ground. Allow about 2 hours to visit.

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Haarlem
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We found this place overrated. It was crowded, and nothing special from an architectural point of view. The place is a maze with poor directions, all in Chinese. Gardens are just so-so and lots of steps and places to step over. Many pathways are not smooth. Not so suitable for strollers and even less for wheelchairs. Exhibits inside are uninspiring.... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This was a nice way to spend an hour or so. Like most tourist areas in China there was heavy dose of propaganda, but what else is new. I visited in between meetings on a weekday so the crowds were pretty reasonable, but it looked like a complete madhouse outside when I drove by on the weekend.

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Beijing, China
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31 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

To be fair, this should be rated as average (3 points) for many people. I give it four points because I learnt the past which I knew little of by visiting there. China has a long history, and the part of history that I really dislike is the recent 100 years for some obvious reasons. By visiting the presidential palace... More 

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London, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Spent a hot spring afternoon around the palace. Having seen plenty of Chinese palaces and temples this did not seem exceptional architecturally. It is however special in terms of historical significance and has some very lovely surrounding gardens.

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