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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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Presidential Palace

Great variety of buildings both new and old. The gardens are in a traditional style with lakes... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Graham N
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A Place to Feel the Spirit of the Late 1800s and early 1900s.

A great place to visit for everyone who is interested in history, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen and the early... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Nima G
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No.292 East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China
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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

Thank Graham N
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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.

Thank Nima G
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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

2  Thank JohnsonChoo
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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

Thank Frau M
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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.

Thank ak19000
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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

1  Thank emichan89
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Weekends and holidays are very, very crowded, which isn’t a huge problem in winter but would be oppressive in the hot summer. If you don’t speak Chinese or come without a Chinese speaker then you might want to get an audio guide to get the...More

1  Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This palace is a series of buildings and gardens that will take your breath away. Learn about Sun Yat Sen and the Republic of China here, and also the long history of this site, dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Go!

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