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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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I didn't know anything about this part of history before visiting Nanjing, but once I landed I knew this was going to need to make my list. It is very easy for an English speaking... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Nashua, New Hampshire

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

I didn't know anything about this part of history before visiting Nanjing, but once I landed I knew this was going to need to make my list. It is very easy for an English speaking visitor. It tells a lot about the history and has some pretty remarkable artifacts and presentations. This certainly isn't for the weak of heart since... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

The importance place to visit, not just a part of history of China. But, the importance of future. "Frindly reminder, don't step or walk on the white stone!!!"

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a great memorial. The pre event to which the holocaust that Hitler took ideas from and perfected and continued in the Holocaust. Most people are ignorant of that fact. Thanks to a Nazi German and an American who tried to save as many of the Chinese as they could. This memorial takes at least 2 hr to get... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The large exhibition has many old photos and videos from survivors. However, knowing many exhibition from the holocaust, this museum provides not sufficient information about what really happened. Some of the exhibition are replicas with mannequins.

Thank andreasfwidmer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a surprisingly low-key museum. Very tasteful. The Wikipedia article about the Nanjing Massacre is much harsher. The displays inside the Museum are mostly pictures and recreations of scenes of events from the time. There are a number of pieces of military equipment, uniforms and such. There's an interesting section about the efforts of foreign residents in NJ at... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The closest place I can compare this memorial to in the US is Pearl Harbor. It details the invasion of China by the Japanese in 1938. The memorial is well laid out, particularly the excavation that is left as a display. Not for the faint of heart.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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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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