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Imperial Examination Museum of China

If you love history and are interested in how the imperial examinations came about, than this... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
United States
Interesting temple in an interesting location

The temple complex is interesting with some artworks and wider exhibitions of artefacts on buddhism... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2016
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No.1 Jinling Road, Confucius Temple, Qinhuai District, Nanjing 210001, China
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Not stroller friendly. Don’t go if you have to push a stroller or wheelchair. Had to sometimes carry the baby on the escalator which was unsafe. Security staff was unfriendly when we pointed out how confusing the exit signs were. He even slammed the door...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeremy T
Reviewed October 3, 2018

the jiangnan gongyuan is located right in the confuscious temple area. It is a great buildling and typical of the ancient architecture that we seen all over the city and especially around the temple area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank robnkim
Reviewed July 18, 2018

If you love history and are interested in how the imperial examinations came about, than this museum is for you! It's 50 kuai to enter. The layout of the museum starts you off going underground, following a passage showing the formulation of the written word...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Stephalopogous
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Don't be stopped by the ticket price (¥40) . You will definitely learn everything about one of the greatest inventions in ancient China. Even till today, our society has been influenced extensively by this unique examination system. By walking through the 4-level huge hall along...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mollyzj
Reviewed November 19, 2017

The museum contains two parts. The first part, on the river side, is the "Jiangnan Examination Hall", a large examination institution of the ancient time. Across the road is the brand new “China Imperial Examination Museum”. It is a modern museum just opened in Jan.2017....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

Get out of the exit 2 of Fuzimiao station and turn right. Walk around 200 meter and you will see the big gate that you can enter to go to the museum. The Imperial Examination Museum has two parts. One part is opposite the other...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Sola_Gothica
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Very nice park with historical monuments implanted in this place! It's as if this is the confucius temple in Beijing or in Xi An! All around the place, you can expect to find a lot of wonderful artifacts and architectures, have a good time exploring!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed February 6, 2017

It's smaller than you would assume, and may take all of 10 minutes if you didn't try to stop and read something in Chinese. The centerpiece is the small Mingyuan Tower, which you can't enter, but can only observe the ground floor and surrounding rock...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Lilijp03
Reviewed December 10, 2016

The temple complex is interesting with some artworks and wider exhibitions of artefacts on buddhism (December 2016)

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank mikeyp3
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a historic site of Keju examination, through which mandarins were recruited, and it serves now a museum. It is located near Fuzimiao. So you can visit during your strolling. The museum is not big, but quite informative. The view over the river is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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