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Address: No.311 Zhongshan East Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210000, China
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Phone Number: +86 25 8480 3110
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Had a lady approach us asking to see if we need a private tour guide. For 100 yuan I decided it's fine. Wow! She was an encyclopedia on steroids! Lots of historical tales and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 31, 2016
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Had a lady approach us asking to see if we need a private tour guide. For 100 yuan I decided it's fine. Wow! She was an encyclopedia on steroids! Lots of historical tales and it's relation to the structures, design and layout of the land. Well worth the 2 hours. I would not visit without the guide.

Thank sanyo128
Chicago, Illinois
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

There is not a lot in terms of visible ruins or artifacts. But there are a few. If you are looking for a quiet, green space to sit and think, this is better than most Chinese parks. I was there on a weekend and there were some people there but it was not crowded. There were quiet corners or benches... More 

Thank SzczRob
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549 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

To be honest, it is not really interesting to see. It is just a park, and hardly come tourists. But if you like to contemplate the glory of old days, you can maybe visit there.

Thank Kimitaka S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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59 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Went to check out the ruins of the Ming Palace so that we could see something that was authentic and unrestored. We were pretty disappointed by the ruins which are little more than a few rocks on the ground. Situated in a nice park area though so was a nice walk anyway. Not really worth a visit unless you are... More 

Thank abcarlaw
Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Not worth visiting. It is just a big park that is not well kept.Only a few stone carvings and hardly any tourists around. The park is used by the old folks for recreation.

Thank Mark S
Beijing, China
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350 reviews
313 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015

Visited in NOVEMBER 2012, these Ruins dates back in 1368 when Ming Dynasty was first served as the main Dynasty in China. Stone Lions and other deities were featured here with tombs of the emperor or the ancient scriptures inscripted on the carvings of its tomb. Not much to see here except the Ruins, similar to Yu Ming Yuan as... More 

Thank Liusi0820
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

Either we went to the wrong place or the only thing left of the palace is the gatekeeper's lodge, which houses some art and artifacts. Expecting more, we went out of the back and were greeted with quite simply, gardens in which people were flying kites. Not worth the subway trip to get there.

Thank SinophileLuton
Florence, Italy
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2014

This place is terrible. There just stone on the ground. It is not well kept and there is NOTHING to see! So I really suggest to never visit this area unless you have time to waste!! Skip it and you will save time.

Thank Leonardo T
Singapore, Singapore
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58 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2013

I remember on my last night, I decided to alight at every subway station on my way back to the hotel. At one of the stations, there was this park. Very interesting information about what it used to be. However, most of it is no longer standing. You can see children having skating lessons, like in any ordinary park.

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Toronto, Canada
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211 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

Decided to take a look since I was in the area. Otherwise don't go out of your way. The entrance to the park was promising. However the rest of the 'ruins' appears to just be stumps of what may have been plinths or columns? Hard to tell. It is free and it is interesting to see retirees dancing and practicing... More 

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