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My friend drove us up the hill passed the old Nanjing wall to the observatory. The Carpark is not free anymore and observatory collects fees as well. We walked around the observatory in the hiking trails which is breezy and has great views of the...More
My husband and I are living in China temporarily and wanted to do a fun weekend activity so we were wanting to do the Purple Mountain temple for the day, but accidentally ended up here and loved it! The hike to the top was 3-4...More
It was really hot(must be around 40C degree in that late Sunday afternoon 24th of July),with high humidity as well, you could imagine the challenge to climb ZiJinshan (mountain) in such a weather. But we managed it, thinking of the great exercise to our body,...More
This is the other side of Purple Mountain. If you start walking up the road you are going the long way, take the cable car instead by going up the stairs. Many chinese will walk up the road to save money and frankly it is...More
To be honest, the chair lift is the best part. For rmb60, you get a long distance return ride above pristine forest with great views over nanjing. I didnt time the duration but it feels like 20-30min one way.
The observatory is at the mid-station....More
it was a Special experience for me which i ve never forget..
flying grom the beautiful forests, from teh beautiful lakes for more than one hour, have a perfect view from the mountain...
very nice experience