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Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan)

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Outside Zhongshanmen , Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the important landmarks of Nanjing . Be prepared to climb around 300 steps . It's worth it ! We got a clear day , so the view of the city of Nanjing was breathtaking . It also gives you the magnanimity of the...More

Thank samkhan414
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is easily accessible by metro from Nanjing. We got there late afternoon so didn't get to see everything. Go earlier in the day especially if you want to walk between the historic sites. They also limit number of people at a time so...More

Thank Jammie82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great hike. Or catch the cable car. Potentially great views if smog/haze isn't too bad. The nature park is very nice

Thank cricketfanBB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful area near Nanjing on a huge site. As with alot of Chinese parks they still have busy roads going through them and lots of shops. Very few English signs so take a translation app. If you are visiting the mausoleum, make sure you...More

Thank Iain K
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This place is hige which involves lots of walking. Suggest to get a tour guide & private car to get to this place. Dr Sun Yat Sun mausoleum had a great view of nanjing which is rewarding at the end of your walk. Go to...More

Thank Fun8888
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Purple Mountain park today and we believe it might be a bit overrated. I believe it is because we were finishing our tour around key Chinese cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuzhen so Nanjing was the last one on our way. After...More

Thank Oli S
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I took a cable car up, the view would be nice, but the smog made it kind of depressing. We were trying to find places of interest with the map on the top (Chinese only), but going downstairs, taking the one path, we didn't see...More

Thank ankyfire
Reviewed August 2, 2018

if the stairs at the great wall werent enough the previous week, we had to visit the purple mountain. there had to be about 400 steps up to the top but it was a great view. To get there make sure you take a didi,...More

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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 firminr
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.

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September 19, 2018|
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Response from firminr | Reviewed this property |
Yes its possible better do the nanjing massacre first and then purple mountain .
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Muxuyuan station