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Nanjing City Museum

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A few amazing artistic works hidden away. Day we visited there weren't that many people around... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
cricketfanBB
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Auckland
A bonus treat inside the Chaotian complex

Located within the Chaotian palace. This is one of the museum inside a museum.While not as... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
NinoLeeZhongPing
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Makati, Philippines
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No.4 Chaotiangong, Baixia District, Nanjing, China
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Pay to go in and explore every open door and staircase. Exhibitions are mainly in the back left corner and there are many, many interconnecting rooms of treasures. One exhibition was on the top floor opening on to the roof, just extraordinary. Wonderful ancient featherweight...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

A few amazing artistic works hidden away. Day we visited there weren't that many people around. Quiet little hideaway in middle of city bustle

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cricketfanBB
Reviewed 4 October 2018

the museum was very nice and interesting. they were fairly accomodating despite the fact that nobody there spoke a word of english, but they let us wander around freely and check out the historical items. i would recommend going to as many museums as possible...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

There are many kinds of treasuries, present them use display interesting animation. take half to a day. nice place.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Soo L
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Located within the Chaotian palace. This is one of the museum inside a museum.While not as fantastic as the National Museum in Beijing, this one is a treat to a history buff. Showcases historical artifacts from the beginning to the modern time. Good experience for...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank NinoLeeZhongPing
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This Museum is actually housed in the Chaotian temple complex where there are a number of separate temples in a large ground. When I first got there at the entrance of the temple I thought I was in the wrong place, as I could not...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I visited Nanjing City Museum on holidays. The museum was crowded but it provided great exhibitions. I think that this museum is a must visit. It's near to the metro station and Nanjing university of agriculture.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Entrance fee: free (as long as you bring the passport) There are lot to be seen inside, from dinosaurs era, China kingdom artifacts, till replica of China old town. It's big and organized. My favorite is the replica of China old town, they make it...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Regina M
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have come to the conclusion, that, if, you have seen one museum in City, you have seen them all in China. Not as big as the Beijing museum but still huge. It has about six halls that start from prehistoric era till the late...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank GLLK54
Reviewed 25 November 2016

If you wish to know about the the chinese civilization and culture, then you must visit this place. The artefacts in this museum are a source for colossal knowledge for generations to come.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ShantiSwaroopK
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