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The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre

No.418 Shuiximen Road, Jianye District | west bound Metro Line 2 / Yunjinlu Station Exit 2, Nanjing 210017, China
+86 25 8661 2230
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Rich with history but be prepared to be shocked

It's not for the faint of heart. It's like visiting a concentration camp. However we all need... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jonathan P
via mobile
Incredibly Moving

An amazingly moving tribute to the many innocent who lost their lives . The whole museum is truly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glenn B
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Hong Kong, China
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“japanese army” (17 reviews)
“world war” (14 reviews)
“mass graves” (10 reviews)
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No.418 Shuiximen Road, Jianye District | west bound Metro Line 2 / Yunjinlu Station Exit 2, Nanjing 210017, China
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+86 25 8661 2230

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's not for the faint of heart. It's like visiting a concentration camp. However we all need to know the ills of our history so it's never repeated. It may affect your mood for the rest of the day though so be prepared.

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazingly moving tribute to the many innocent who lost their lives . The whole museum is truly inspiring and humbling . The bronze statues to honour those who lost loved ones and suffered are amazing crafted and one can't help buy be moved ....More

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Memorial is a moving place, a reminder of man's inhumanity in times of war. Any person would be moved by the images, the excavated remains, and the inspiration of those who survived it, and the group of westerns who risked their own lived to...More

Thank lesleighbryanbalwin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the Nanjing south train station it was a 45 minute metro trip with one change. The site was sobering and moving. I had read The Rape of Nanking and that background helped understand all that I was seeing. The flow was well planned and...More

Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Memorial to highlight how bad we humans can be at times to each other....not the happiest place to enjoy a visit, but local Chinese explanation as to why they visit so much is understandable.

Thank ScottSki88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here in March 2017. The Nanjing Massacre of 1937 was a very sad and tragic period in Chinese history. The Japanese army murdered an estimated 300,000 people. There are statues outside including a plaque which says 300,000 victims in many languages. The museum...More

1  Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Of course The Nanjing Massacre Memorial is a compulsory visit for anyone in Nanjing. The memorial is well arranged and tells the story of the massacre in depth. A sombre place as is to be expected. The additional museum about the wider fight against Japan...More

Thank AtwoZed
Reviewed 14 May 2017

After coming out from exit 2, you will have to cross a small street and line up for baggage scanning before entering to the museum. At this point, it is a good idea to go there on weekdays due to less traffic. If you visit...More

Thank Sola_Gothica
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I went here over the May 1st holiday weekend. Unfortunately it was extremely crowded due to the holiday and free entrance, so I did not get to take the time to really take in everything. So be warned about trips there during holidays. As for...More

Thank Cameron C
Reviewed 29 April 2017 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.

Thank beppin14
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LenoreMS
Can anyone please tell me the entry cost?
12 October 2016|
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Response from Quest248 | Reviewed this property |
Entry is free of cost!!!
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stevie9_10
Where is it? Street
9 November 2015|
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Response from abcarlaw | Reviewed this property |
If you want to get there by metro then take the line 2 metro to Yunjin Lu, take exit 2 and it's on your left. If you want to taxi then you want to go to Shuiximen street, Yunjin road intersection. (Shuiximen dajie Yunjin Lu... More
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SmithFamily62
Would it be suitable for a 10 year old boy to visit?
26 August 2015|
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Response from 947davidu | Reviewed this property |
Maybe not. It is incredibly grim and focused on death. I have been to Dachau and to the Killing Fields in Cambodia. This place was worse. They make you uncomfortable, it gets under your skin.
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