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Address: No.418 Shuiximen Road, Jianye District | west bound Metro Line 2 / Yunjinlu Station Exit 2, Nanjing 210017, China
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Excellent museum with shocking accounts of the Nanjing massacre. Not for the faint hearted. As with all Chinese attractions, you must be prepared for crowds that will test your... read more

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beppin14
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Ningbo, China
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Ningbo, China
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent museum with shocking accounts of the Nanjing massacre. Not for the faint hearted. As with all Chinese attractions, you must be prepared for crowds that will test your patience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It seems to me that many in the West don't know what went on in China prior to the start of WW2. Set in a sombre, underground building, surrounded by a respectfully grassed graveyard you get to see & read about events that occurred in Nanjing. The photographs are vivid & reading the horrifying testimonies sends a shudder down your... More 

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Taizhou, China
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went there on a Tuesday in April, and it was fairly crowded because it looked like there were a few field trips going on. I was happy to find that there was a place to store your bags and to rent an audio tour. The museum progresses in one direction so that everyone is going the same way. The... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Nanjing for the first time and this was the only place I really wanted to visit here. The memorial is done up very nicely with many photos and testimonials of the atrocities carried out so many years ago. It is a really good place for locals and tourists alike to visit to comprehend the horrors of war, similar to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a new exhibition of this historical event It is quite confronting but is very well presented I can recommend going there as well as Nanjing itself . Nanjing has much to offer the tourist and I found it very interesting It is an easy bullet train trip from Shanghai

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Nanjing, China
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A rather tough memorial place. Very well setup. Try to go on a weekday as it was too many people when i was there.

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Connecticut
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a powerful memorial that commemorates a dark moment in Chinese history - the infamous Rape of Nanking atrocity committed by the Japanese in World War 2. Words can't really do the horrors justice, but this exhibit stands as a reminder.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Memorial to the Nanjing Massacre is easily accessible by taxi even from the outer city areas where we were staying near Nanjing University. From the beginning of the visit you were struck by the horror and suffering of the people of Nanjing during the invasion. Statues placed in a flowing pool of water highlight the innocent lives that were... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the memorial on a weekday, and I would highly recommend this time period for everyone. It was crowded - we are in China after all. However, the crowds were at a minimum and it made the endeavor less stressful than had it been a holiday or weekend. I was quite surprised that there was not admission fee. There... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The massacre memorial takes a modern design, housing important historical information in a poignant establishment. Statues depicting the suffering of victims are built on the walkway leading to the entrance; they aren't bloodstained-like but artistic and do lend the visitors the perspective of the sufferers. I particularly like that. The tour should take about 2-3 hours with lots of documents,... More 

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