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Address: No.2 Sifangcheng, Zhongshanling Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210009, China
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Amazing in Autumn

getting there is easy, there is a tourist bus available to get you near the Mausoleum and a buggy to get you back to the metro station. Not to mention the amazing view from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

getting there is easy, there is a tourist bus available to get you near the Mausoleum and a buggy to get you back to the metro station. Not to mention the amazing view from the top. I went there a day after it snowed in Nanjing. Beautiful and very well taken care of. And it's free.

Thank rarafarah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The entire area is full of steps that you need to climb, but the actual mausoleum was just a small room that can be cleared in 10 minutes, a far cry from the Sun Yat Sen memorial in Taipei. People who find climbing steps a chore may want to give this a miss.

Thank Flymehigh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This site is the perfect example of Chinese grandeur. The Mausoleum is a monument to the father of modern China, the first president Dr Sun Yet-sen. Situated on the side of Purple Mountain, the Mausoleum is the perfect vantage point to see views of the city. I visited in the late evening when there was a lot of Tourists! It... More 

Thank Benjamin S
Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Impressive, grandiose memorial in honour of the father of modern China. The views are great from the top. But not a very informative experience - would've been nice if they provided a bit more information about the life of the great man. Also, expect ridiculous amounts of tourists!

Thank teturtia
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is near the Ming mausoleum and is about 900 m away. Sun Yatsen mausoleum is up on a hill. Be prepared to walk up hundreds of steps to the mausoleum but it is worth it. The view is great. There are other site attractions, shops and food around.

Thank KC A
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there twice. The Mausoleum is very impressive. On my opinion, China people cherish Sun Yatsen first of all as the really democratic leader.

Thank Zeituni
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sun Yatsen Mausoleum has a special place in the history of china. It is a must visit place in Nanjing where you will surely get to know about the historical importance of Sun Yat Sen and since the mausoleum in located in the top, you will enjoy a beautiful view of the city

Thank Shanti Swaroop K
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is where the Father of the Nation (of modern China) is laid to rest. For that alone, a definite must. But in the context of joining many Chinese on a journey up many steps up a hillside to the mausoleum, a definite must. There is no cost but for the calories you expend walking up the many steps but... More 

Thank KilburnKid
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

head over here from Linggu Scenic Area (Line 4). didnt get to see the marble sarcophagus as the door was closed, but no regret climbing up the stairs.

Thank HD_Lew
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot of history on your way up to the Mausoleum, but even if you aren't into the history of it, this location offers the best view of the city. It is a bit of a walk up the stairs, but it is well worth it. I would recommend taking one of the trams up there instead of... More 

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