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Sun Yat-sen Memorial of Nanjing

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Address: East of Zhongshan Mausoleum, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210014, China
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A great memorial climb

When I went here on a Saturday morning entry was free but it looked as if sometimes an entry fee is required. The layout is very good. Many steps at different levels are required... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 November 2016
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I thought that there should have been a lot more information at the Memorial than what there was. I really liked the view from up top outside of the memorial, but found the memorial itself to lack something. But since you have made the climb up to the top you should walk through the inside of this memorial.

Thank Nate080411
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

When I went here on a Saturday morning entry was free but it looked as if sometimes an entry fee is required. The layout is very good. Many steps at different levels are required to be climbed to get to the mausoleum but the climb is well worth it for the views and the exercise.

Thank RossOrpington
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The green and peaceful place of rememberance. The gardens and serenity of the sight is wonderful. It is a must see place.

Thank Normanp54
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The stature of Sun Yat-Sen sits at the top of 390 odd steps. The climb up the steps is not a difficult one and takes only about 15 minutes. You can have a good view of the city from here but there is nothing very special and so is the memorial itself. The place, though, is crowded with local tourists,... More 

Thank Yan C
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

If you want to visit here. It will be good if you have his background it helps to understand why Chinese people be here. Be sure you wear a comfortable shoes. If you visit only DR. Sun Yat-sen don not pat any fee the entrance. There are 5 places locate purple mountain. No fee there but other places totally 100... More 

Thank OPle23
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

All history lovers will appreciate this visit. Dr Sun did so much for the PRC and I'm so glad I had a chance to visit. To appreciate the visit, read up on why he is important to China before going.

Thank alec8888
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a great man in the history. Heard the place his body buried is really good in fengshui. heard that his coffin used to open for public visit but not anymore. Just right behind his statute. Be sure that you wear a comfortable shoe as you might take long walk to the top. actually it has so many places... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a must if you're ever in Nanjing. A very large and most impresive memorial to the father of modern China.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

It's a long, mildly uphill walk to the mausoleum, the actual building of which was closed on a Monday at the hour I visited, for maintenance, so could only look in the window but couldn't see much. Nice leafy grounds surround.

Thank Ad B
San Pablo, Laguna, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Knowing one's Asian history is important to understand China, Taiwan and the relevance of Nanjing. A lot of that history can be learned here. Make sure to go to every exhibit.

Thank Rayme_525

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