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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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Phone Number: +86 25 8661 2230
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Very beautiful sculptures and building build to commemorate the sad history of Nanjing. It is easily accessible from the city centre, since it's' located just outside of a metro... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very beautiful sculptures and building build to commemorate the sad history of Nanjing. It is easily accessible from the city centre, since it's' located just outside of a metro station.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Which nation was the most aggressive during the Second World War? It is very difficult to answer. I do not want to make any prejudice about nations, but Japan is kinda in competition for this title. Not for children at all.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place can bring tears to your eyes within minutes if entering. Everything has an English translation but if you only just go to look at the photographs you will be chilled to the bone A stark part of world history and it now includes world war not just the massacre of Nanjing Have a look but steel yourself to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The museum of Nanjing Massacre is a place that makes you dive into history. I almost cried. The place is very big and overdone.

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

While it is interesting to learn about Chinese history, specially an episode like this which is usually ignored in the West, maybe the memorial is a bit too focused to political nationalist propaganda for the Chinese. It is important to remind people of the atrocities of war, but never ending and repeating explanations of the event, lots of testimonials and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

People are waiting in line to visit. Try to avoid weekends and holidays and get to there ealier to beat the crowds. Each day there are a huge number of visitors coming to the memorial.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is the hallowed ground where the mass grave was found. The museum was built at the site where the bombing took place. The museum was very well done to show case the cruelty of war and the sufferings of the innocents. The massacre was not well known outside of the Asia region. It is a must visit.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

It was a very emotional experience for me. Beautiful and great way to commemorate the victims. Enormous complex, depending on when you decide to exit, visiting all the associated buildings will take up to 2 hours. The purpose of the Memorial was to make sure the atrocities and its victims were never to be forgotten. Mission accomplished I would say.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This place is built to appeal to your emotions, some of the halls are dark and emotional, if you have children with you just to brief them beforehand. I liked the later part of the walk where you are led to open spaces, the Peace statue.. the flow and planning of the museum space is superb. It is also near... More 

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Nanjing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Your trip to Nanjing is incomplete if you fail to visit Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall/ Museum Entry is free. The hall has been able to preserve the horrors of war. This hall was built to memorialize those that were killed in the Nanjing Massacre after the fall of the then capital of China, Nanjing, on December 13, 1937. This hall... More 

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