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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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+86 25 8457 8718
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:30 pm

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Great history

Spent a few hours visiting the palace and it is a worthwhile attraction when in Nanjing. There are several sites to visit as well as great Chinese gardens. This is a great place... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 21, 2017
Ahmad M
Greater Sydney, Australia
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Noth Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe that if i visited the Presidential Palace at any other time of the year, I would give it a much more favorable review. However, my wife and I chose to visit the palace during the spring festival holidays, and the crowd at the palace was just overwhelming. There was a long line to buy tickets. We were lucky,... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Spent a few hours visiting the palace and it is a worthwhile attraction when in Nanjing. There are several sites to visit as well as great Chinese gardens. This is a great place to soak up some of China's history.

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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

First half of the 20th Century has been quite blur to me and I found this place very educative and informative. It tells you details of the Nanjing Goverment. It shows one of the other ways to rule China. Nanjing is a lovely city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

Nanjing Presidential Palace is a place with long Chinese history. Visitor could see not only Dr. Sun and Republic of China history, but also short term of "Heavenly Kingdom" during Qing dynasty. The garden is beautiful and relaxing. It's a nice walk.

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Potsdam, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Loved to spent a half day at the historic presidential palace in Nanjing. At the weekend the palace is quite crowded, mainly with Chinese people. I loved the different gardens and parks. Also great for learning about Nanjing history!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

A good place to get educated on China's history. You need to purchase ticket at the side of the building. It is quite a large place to visit so allocated at least half a day.

Thank KC A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

interesting place to be in as you can get to experience the daily life of officials during the start of modern china era.Lots of exhibition hall for you to explore as well as the garden to take a stroll in. popular site such as CKS's office was crowded with tourists who were all trying to take a glimpse/shot of it.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

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 October 7, 2016

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 September 25, 2016

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.

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