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Address: No.418 Shuiximen Road, Jianye District | west bound Metro Line 2 / Yunjinlu Station Exit 2, Nanjing 210017, China
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One of the must sees to understand Nanjing's history

Of course, there are cruel pictures and videos, but this museum shows one of the most important parts of Nanjing's history. It's absolutely worth it to visit and has a good a... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Of course, there are cruel pictures and videos, but this museum shows one of the most important parts of Nanjing's history. It's absolutely worth it to visit and has a good a didactical approach. Maybe, just avoid the crowds and go there early morning. To get prepared, we watched the film "John Rabe" a few days before. It also shows... More 

Thank Jonas M
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and i visited during spring festival and it was pretty crowded but worth it. You should be mentally prepared as you will see many crude images of war, death and devastation which can be a bit morbid at times. Still is a good reminder of human cruelty and a good historic lesson.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit, can be very emotional at times and shows the true devastation of war and the atrocities which are a consequence. Some of the things and photos shown are very chilling and may not be suitable for young children.

Thank David L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you cherish peace, come visit the Nanjing Memorial and see the horror and atrocities of war. Be prepared, photos here are graphic with brutality. My wife and I visited here during the Lunar New Year holidays, so it was quite crowded as everywhere here in China is during the Spring Festival. However, the wait and the crowds were worth... More 

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Nanjing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Museum with lots of exhibits! Had a great time reviewing the history and I need to go back when I have more time. If you're interested in no holds barred WWII history, then this is a must see when you're in the neighborhood.

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Changzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much emotion portrait into each aspect of this memorial, it is definitely well worth visiting. It's easy to access and understand.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

A very honourable tribute to those who were killed by the Japanese during the Nanjing Massacre. A must-see if you go to Nanjing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It is of course a very somber site, but well worth visiting. It is easy to access, right outside the metro station. Be prepared for long lines to get in, but it moved along quickly. Free entrance. We went around lunchtime and I think that was a good choice as the line afterward was much longer (maybe try going early... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The museum was easy to reach, very understated, and provided a very meaningful experience. We would recommend visiting this museum if you're in Nanjing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A good review of the history. It reminds people how lucky we are now and that we should respect world peace.

Thank JohnsonLeung

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