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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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+86 25 8457 8718
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07:30 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:30

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Yesterday's China

First half of the 20th Century has been quite blur to me and I found this place very educative and informative. It tells you details of the Nanjing Goverment. It shows one of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chengdu, China
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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First half of the 20th Century has been quite blur to me and I found this place very educative and informative. It tells you details of the Nanjing Goverment. It shows one of the other ways to rule China. Nanjing is a lovely city.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nanjing Presidential Palace is a place with long Chinese history. Visitor could see not only Dr. Sun and Republic of China history, but also short term of "Heavenly Kingdom" during Qing dynasty. The garden is beautiful and relaxing. It's a nice walk.

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Potsdam, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved to spent a half day at the historic presidential palace in Nanjing. At the weekend the palace is quite crowded, mainly with Chinese people. I loved the different gardens and parks. Also great for learning about Nanjing history!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 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 14 November 2016

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 25 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 8 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 26 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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