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Presidential palace of Nanjing

No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
+86 25 8457 8718
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Beautiful Grounds

We had a nice time strolling through the gardens, but learned very little as there were few signs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Campbell, California
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Looked dope from the outside but since it was a Monday (and all the info on Trip Advisor about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
+86 25 8457 8718
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice time strolling through the gardens, but learned very little as there were few signs in English. It would have been better if we'd read about the history there ahead of time.

Thank greenwoop
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked dope from the outside but since it was a Monday (and all the info on Trip Advisor about the hours is apparently wrong!!!!) it was closed, and we couldn't get in. Mob mentality caused us to wait around for about an hour anyway... There...More

Thank feesh420
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Presidential Palace of Nanjing is a very nice place to visit to learn about the history of Nanjing. The grounds are beautiful and the exhibits quite nice. There are two small lakes (ponds) within the grounds to take a break. Admission is quite reasonable...More

Thank Samuel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nanjing was the capital city of China before the establishment of the Communist state in 1949. The presidential palace is a gem of an attraction with very interesting displays of historical significance. Expect to spend half a day on your visit.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bring 200 yuan to deposit for the portable audio tour unit! I only had 100yuan,but the staff let me deposit my passport and 100 yuan (refundable!!!) in exchange for the audio system! The tour itself is 20 yuan! really interesting, got a bit lost at...More

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Monday morning early(ish). It was a mad house of Chinese tourists. 40RMB per adult was fully priced, but we were glad we did it. Very little signage in English. This is aimed at local Chinese. But some great art, and picture...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

It's where the government of china ran the country prior to chairmen Mao. I lived across the street from the presidential palace for 5 years and only visited it before I moved back to Canada. I'm glad I did!

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 13 June 2017

When Sen Yet Sen agreed to lead the fledgling Chinese Republic in 1912, they need something worthy of the leader of a country steeped in history and tradition. This is what they came up with and it is stunning given its relative simplicity. Worth a...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

With the start of the Republican period this former imperial palace was turned into a residence (for Sun Yat sen) and an administrative center. The landscape is beautiful and the historical exhibits of world-class value, especially the huge 1949 photo just before the events that...More

Thank Eleni O
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Quite an extraordinary attraction. Fellt like a history lesson and I should have taken notes. Plenty of English signage to follow and also interactive head sets available. Had 2 hours here but nowhere near enough. Give yourself at least half a day. Good value for...More

Thank ScottSki88
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