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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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Very busy with tourists, and it definitely wasn't peak season. Over 300 steps to top and then again back down, but quite manageable. Absolutely beautiful both the landscape... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very busy with tourists, and it definitely wasn't peak season. Over 300 steps to top and then again back down, but quite manageable. Absolutely beautiful both the landscape, scenery and architecture. Not much (if any) information on the life of Dr Sun Yatsen so make sure to do your own before going. Caught tourist bus #2 from Xiamafang metro station.

Thank annamac93
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Respect the national hero of China. However, in order to see his mausoleum, you have to be in relatively good condition, because you will get tired of the long stairs. The admission is free to the Mausoleum, do not miss it for the sake of the panorama.

Thank Gergely L
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This mausoleum is located on purple mountain which is served by the green line stop - NFU - on the subway. There are alternate subway stops to get here including on the red line including Muxuyuan. There are signs on the streets or you can always state the name and even Chinese speakers will understand 'Sun Yat Sen'. Taxis also... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The purple mountain is worth every minute you can find. The climb to the Mausoleum includes a lot of stairs, and the Mausoleum itself isn't that interesting.

Thank david88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the Purple Mountain for a lovely day out. Climbed up to the mausoleum no problem and saw amazing views! We also walked up to the peak with even better views of Nanjing. We run into a bit of trouble when we went off the main steps to try and find the peak. We picked up an English map at... More 

Thank Lana S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A mausoleum to remember Mr. Such Yatzen, know to the Chinese as Zhongshan. It is located in one of the largest Nanjing parks, close to the Purple Mountain. To be visited.

Thank giano66
Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sun yen sat is considered to be the father of modern China, if you are interested in Chinese history a pilgrimage to his mausoleum is a must. Be prepared to climb up a series of steps to reach the mausoleum, stop on the way to rest and look at the panoramic views. On a hot day take a hat and... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty impressive mausoleum, with nice new buildings built in the fashion of classic Chinese. Must see part of the Purple Mountain. It was swarming with Chinese tourists and schools.

Thank El_Errante_42
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The mausoleum complex is at the top of of a generous set of stairs :) Small gardens and great view from top. Also opportunistic and welcome drink/ice cream vendor :) There are other dynasty tombs in the area also worth visiting. Easy drive from downtown.

Thank Haydn N
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is crowded here. I couldn't climb up because of my leg pain so I just stay at the shops area. My friends who manage to climb up then show a picture with a great view up there. Lucky to have a Chinese friend by my side, I get to buy a souvenir at a bargain price.

Thank SuhailaDin

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