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Zijinshan Observatory

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Zijinshan Observatory

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Nanjing Private Day Tour of The Republic Era with Lunch
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Nanjing Private Day Tour of The Republic Era with Lunch

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This all-inclusive private 8-hour tour gives you an in-depth history overview of Republic of China regime in Nanjing (1912 to 1949). Accompany with your professional local guide and visit Yat-Sen Mausoleum, Meiling Palace, Presidential Palace of Nanjing and The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre. You can also choose to visit Nanjing Museum to substitute one of above attractions. Your meeting point can be either from your Nanjing Hotel or Nanjing Railway Station.
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Regina L wrote a review Oct 2018
Albufeira, Portugal82 contributions20 helpful votes
Pity but when we visited this site the day was "foggy" and could see almost nothing from the top. However, with a nice day it would be a good visit.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Hanry Yu wrote a review Sep 2018
Singapore, Singapore473 contributions52 helpful votes
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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 city, Xuan Wu lake and the sun yet San memorial. It’s a very nice trip.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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ZEJOKER13 wrote a review Jun 2018
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This mountain's name pretty much translates to Purple Mountain. It's very beautiful once you get past the KFC located at the top of the mountain.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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talia679 wrote a review Oct 2017
Draper, Utah88 contributions32 helpful votes
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 miles, not sure, and we took the path that was mostly stairs. It was an amazing hike and felt good to be in Nature. Not many foreign tourists, lots of Chinese tourists. I would suggest wearing work out clothes and bringing a small backpack with lots of water. There are options to take cable cars but we loved to walk. Dont expect to be able to see the city very well from the top due to fog but it still is an amazing view. The artifacts around the top were also very amazing. What a random gem!
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Date of experience: October 2017
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Shoudi2016 wrote a review Aug 2016
Beijing, China23 contributions2 helpful votes
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, and helped by the welcoming trees and high density of oxygen (my daughter and myself). Such great view! All our efforts suitably rewarded! If you are interested in history, you can detour, to climb all those nice steps, to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's Mausoleum which also situates at Zijinshan Mountain .
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Date of experience: July 2016
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