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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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The main reason I visited Nanjing

I have seen many parts of China over the last 15 years but had not been to Nanjing until last... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JamieNYC
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Forest Hills, New York
Modern Chinese history

Lots of post 1911 history in this museum. Very big and busy, set aside at least 2 to 3 hours for in... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
FordPrefectII
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Metz, France
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No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
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"chiang kai shek"
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"opium war"
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"forbidden city in beijing"
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"nice garden"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have seen many parts of China over the last 15 years but had not been to Nanjing until last month. I wanted to visit Nanjing mainly because of its place as China's capitol under the KMT, and this building served as the headquarters of...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Lots of post 1911 history in this museum. Very big and busy, set aside at least 2 to 3 hours for in depth understanding. Everything in Chinese so unless you understand Mandarin or Chinese, di some research before coming. Buy your tickets in advance to...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Great variety of buildings both new and old. The gardens are in a traditional style with lakes, trees and stones, set in small areas to break up the impact of the buildings. The history of the place was impressive and some of the information being...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

A great place to visit for everyone who is interested in history, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen and the early days of the Republic of China.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The time I visited in the afternoon, the museum ticket office was a wild gaggle of patrons who wanted to buy tickets (its located in the left side of the main gate). Nonetheless, it is another money well spent as the complex is also steeped...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

This is the presidential palace of Sun Yat-sen and Chiang Kai-shek during the KMT rule up to 1959 before retreating to Taiwan. Despite it being the called the presidential palace, it is anything but palatial. It now houses the China Modern History Museum, and it...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

A must visit in Nanjing, get the audio guide otherwise you’ll be a bit lost. Bring your passport to get the audio guide. At least 60mins.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

if you are interested in the history of the first half of the 20th century, this place is a must. read up on your history first, since the information provided in english is limited. if you can read chinese, it‘s even better. note that _behind_...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

It was an old residence in the Ming area than lately used by president Chang Kai Shek. But historically maybe interesting for those who are not familiar with this time. But a wire nice garden.

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Plan to spend at least several hours here. Beautiful architecture and gardens, and rich historical content. For those interested in modern Chinese history, this is a must-visit. There is information on the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, Sun Yatsen and the early Chinese Republic, and Chiang Kaishek...More

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ErichKamprath
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Response from Nima G | Reviewed this property |
It costs ¥40 as admission fee.
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