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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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History at it's finest

Great travel experience, full of historic moments and interesting facts. The climb was pretty tough though-293 steps. Would recommend to people who like exploring but not to the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great travel experience, full of historic moments and interesting facts. The climb was pretty tough though-293 steps. Would recommend to people who like exploring but not to the elderly who have aching bodies.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
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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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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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

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