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Presidential palace of Nanjing

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Address: No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Phone Number: +86 25 8457 8718
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Good historical site

A good place to get educated on China's history. You need to purchase ticket at the side of the building. It is quite a large place to visit so allocated at least half a day.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A good place to get educated on China's history. You need to purchase ticket at the side of the building. It is quite a large place to visit so allocated at least half a day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

interesting place to be in as you can get to experience the daily life of officials during the start of modern china era.Lots of exhibition hall for you to explore as well as the garden to take a stroll in. popular site such as CKS's office was crowded with tourists who were all trying to take a glimpse/shot of it.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you do not go to Beijing, you should definitely drop by this place. It is an absolute must. If you are interested in the Chinese history, visit this place. Whispering: do not comment on their way of story telling.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Lots of blown up grainy pictures of Chinese notables from the early 20th C but little else in a typical early 20th C building. There are lots of glass display cases that make little sense, why is there a perfectly normal pottery wash bowl in a case of its own without any explanation in any language? Why so many old... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It is my first time to visit this kind of place. I was so amazed by the architecture, culture and history that molding here. Fun fact 1) A royal residence during the Ming Dynasty 2) has played host to the inauguration of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, China's most famous figure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent a few hours there , I think allow half day , I was amazed so much history there so much to see , very well laid out , Nanjing is a city with so much history, so if you visit the city then better visit this place 👍

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Nanjing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

In my view The Presidential palace is not the must visit place in Nanjing. If you plan to travel to Beijing and visit Tian'anmen Square or summer palace then this place can be escaped. But if you do not plan to visit Beijing then you can visit this place to get some ideas about the palace. Beside the palace you... More 

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Thank Quest248
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

It is placed in a very nice garden. Not too crowded, not expensive, not too big. Nice alternative to big sights and you learn about an interesting periode if time in chinese history at the end of the last chinese dynasty.

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Palu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is probably one of the best tourist attraction in China. During holidays, lots of people visit this place. Lots of interesting history about Dr. Sun Yat Sen. You can see everything in 2 hours or less. It cost RMB 40 for one ticket

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, this place offers a great opportunity to learn Nanjing's history, which is quite important since Nanjing was used to be China's capital before. This place is a presidential palace, government workplace, and also museum at the same time. We can see the office of Chiang Kai Sek and his subordinaries, ancient traditional house of Nanjing's imperial, and... More 

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