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Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling)

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Address: No.2 Sifangcheng, Zhongshanling Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210009, China
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Phone Number: 025-84446111
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Excellent. Great way to spend about 3 hours of your day. And it is free. Beautiful view of Nanjing from Purple Mountain. Be prepared to take a taxi if you don't want to walk. You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent. Great way to spend about 3 hours of your day. And it is free. Beautiful view of Nanjing from Purple Mountain. Be prepared to take a taxi if you don't want to walk. You can also use visitors vehicles around the mountain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The climb to the memorial is quite beautiful that you forget how exhausting it is! The view from the top was just as beautiful as the unique blue-roof buildings. The forest around the park was just as beautiful and there's a big lake nearby that you can rest on. This place is really crowded since Sun Yatsen was really popular... More 

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Malang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I can say it's really magnificent. It's really worth the visit to come to the Zhongshanling Scenic Area. Suggest you to come early in the morning, because it's quite a huge area, and there are a few scenic spots to visit, like Ming Xiao Ling, Linggu Si, Zijin Shan, etc. If you are running out of time, you can take... More 

1 Thank fonnyyuliana
United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is a historic place that is definitely worth seeing. When you get to the top, you will see where Sun Yat Sen's remains are. It is free to visit, for those touring on a budget. You will be doing A LOT of walking. You can take the Nanjing metro to the Muxuyuan station, and you will have to hike... More 

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Belfort, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Located on top on Zijin mountain, the Sun Yat SEN mausoleum represents a lot in modern Chinese history but unfortunately it takes some time to get there and there is not too much to see except the stone coffin. If you are lucky and there is not too much smog, you'll have a nice view over Nanjing and its suburb.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The Mausoleum is set at the top of endless flights of stairs, a way of saying how this man is revered by the Chinese people. There were crowds of them there on an ordinary Wednesday afternoon.

Thank dscheer
Multan, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

MAUSOLEUM OF DR. SUN YAT SEN This most beautiful worth visiting burial place of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, called “Father of Modern China” is located at the southern slope of Purple Mountain (Mount Zijin), in the eastern suburbs of Nanjing city, better known as Purple Mountain Scenic Area. Dr. Sun fought against the despotic regime of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is the mausoleum of the Father of Republican China and his tomb in the old capital city of Nanjing is probably as close to a pilgrimage site as you can get in China. Therefore be prepared to see large crowds on all weekends and holidays. Also be prepared to climb steps. The mausoleum is located under the second peak... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Take in some history and visit the final resting place of Sub Yat-sen, the father of modern China. The grounds of memorial are beautiful, if a bit crowded (very popular). When we visited admission was free.

Thank Zachary H
Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

The view from the top is beautiful. We can see city centre and mountains. However we had to walk around 300 stairs to get to the top and it's not really worth it. Wasting our time.


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