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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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Great historic place to visit

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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.

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Multan, Pakistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the parking lot, visitors have to walk about half to 1 km in order to reach the memorial. One will pass through interesting shops and foot stalls, some quite interesting and nostalgic. The memorial, situated high up on a hill, is quite grand in scale. It is definitely worth scaling the 400 or so steps to burn off the... More 

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Solo, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The scenic was marvellous... Although it was a long walk to reach to the top...but it was worth it.. Should visit....recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

"What is under heaven is for all". The design would have to adhere to guidelines. It had to be done in a traditional Chinese style that also evoked a modern design with special and memorial substance.

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