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Chaotian Gong of Nanjing

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Aug 14, 2018
“Hit or miss”
Dec 26, 2017
“Old palace in Nanjing”
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Zhicheng Mountain, Mochou Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210004, China
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

The municipal museum isn't very friendly to a western (read English speaking) tourist. The artifacts are fantastic, the collection seems varied. But the plaques are primarily (read only) in Chinese and the stories are lost without context. That said, a few of the older exhbits...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

This place is free of charge. Its an old temple which was refurbished to a palace after numerous fires. One great bonus are the 2 museums inside. So fantastic. Often people will me the oldest portion of the palace, its the chard remains of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

The Chaotian Palace (or Nanjing Municipal Museum) was nice to walk around and learn about the city's great history. For English speakers, I recommend getting a free headset from the visitor's center upon entering the grounds. Admission is quite reasonable at only 25 RMB. Overall,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed December 4, 2014

Peaceful and tranquil yes, but for me not much else. There is a huge display of treasures and artefacts to see in the museum, but note there are few if any descriptions in English. Yes I know I am in China not London but English...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

Chaotian Palace. This is also called the Nanjing Muncipal Museum. I am not too fond of Museums in general and tend to get bored and sleepy after a certain time but this was an exception. I had a very good time. The usual clothes, vessels,...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

This place was nice, and I learned some things about Nanjing history from its exhibits. The place was also pretty empty (I went about 10am) and peaceful, which is nice considering it is located fairly central downtown. I looked at it because I had a...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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Reviewed May 10, 2010

This place is exactly what you would have in mind. It's a plethora of interesting and exciting buys. You look at a vase and wonder how old it is. You see an abacus and wonder who it belonged to. An antique ornament catches your eye...More

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