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Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan)

Outside Zhongshanmen , Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Outside Zhongshanmen , Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
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"cable car"
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"purple mountain"
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"sun yat sen"
in 13 reviews
"main sights"
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"small path"
in 2 reviews
"tourist attractions"
in 4 reviews
"natural beauty"
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"scenic area"
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"nanjing city"
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"taxi driver"
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"take photos"
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"ming dynasty"
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"walk around"
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"great place to visit"
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"metro station"
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"long walk"
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"stairs"
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

I was happy to discover the place. Its a distance from the city though. Better take a DD or a taxi if you dont want to walk a lot. A mountain where the is much to visit. 😊

1  Thank Firmin R
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This place is eco friendly and very good for get a better view of Nanjing Town. It has memorable history for Chinese that never happened again. The place is well maintain by management. Recommended to visit in the morning or everything.

1  Thank MikeJuliya
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

After spending the day walking so much I have to admit the sight of all of those stairs was disheartening hahaha. I let my husband walk up them and take photos for me. It was a very impressive view from the bottom and the top.

Thank Lisa K
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Located on the east side of the city, it houses many historic sites and monuments. Lush green with natural beauty, you can enjoy here for long. You can reach top where Sun Yat Sen mausoleum is located. Be ready for long walk to enjoy flora...More

Thank seedhunter
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

At the top of a forboding array of stairs that would make Rocky cry lies the tomb of Sun Yat Sen. (described by someone to me as the ‘George Washington’ of China) I was fortunate enough to be here in November so the weather was...More

Thank riodoc
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

it was a sunny day. Many tours were there from school especially. Many other visitors were also enjoying the weather and especially everyone was enjoying to climbing the stairs going towards the statue of Dr. Sun Yat son. Overall it was a good day.

Thank saadrehman2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Went here for one full day, which wasn’t enough. To see everything I would recommend having two days at your deposition. The area is huge And contains monuments of people whose had and important role in the history of modern day China. Before your visit...More

Thank jfrodin
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Visit the Purple Mountain and the Mausoleum of Sun Yat-Sen to make a great experience of beauty and reverence.

1  Thank Nima G
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Reviewed December 16, 2017

Caught a taxi to the cable car for the 15 min ride up the mountain (100 Yuan cable car return). Great views of the Yangtze River and city of Nanjing to give you an idea of the scale of this 10 million plus person city....More

Thank MarkDip
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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

We went on a cloudy day and it was amazing because it made it super mystical. Even though the weather was rainy we enjoyed ourselves so much. There is a cable car, but we walked up the stairs which you would have to be in...More

Thank talia679
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eminchina
January 29, 2015|
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Response from Dan S | Reviewed this property |
Muxuyuan station
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eminchina
January 29, 2015|
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Response from MariaM3 | Reviewed this property |
Take Bus 20 from the Drum Tower or Bus Y3 from the train station. the closest Metro station is Metro Line No 2,Muxuyuan station and from there you can find groups to visit by bus the mountain and also visit the... More
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