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Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan)

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Address: Outside Zhongshanmen , Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
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US$96.00*
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Private Nanjing Sightseeing Day Trip from Shanghai by Train including Lunch
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Very nice tomb

History pur and beautiful maintained park. You can catch a good view from the tomb tower. We took the small path up the hill b hind the tower into the woods, very silent and nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Guangzhou, China
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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

History pur and beautiful maintained park. You can catch a good view from the tomb tower. We took the small path up the hill b hind the tower into the woods, very silent and nice there. Take at least 2h time to explore the whole park, it's worth it.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great travel experience, full of historic moments and interesting facts. The climb was pretty tough though-293 steps. Would recommend to people who like exploring but not to the elderly who have aching bodies.

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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole mountain has many sites that tells a little bit about China's past. Lots of Greenery and walking paths for you to explore. Had a guide to help interpret the signage in Chinese. ,

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Altoona, United States
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Beautiful place, there was a lot to see here and was very interesting. Be prepared to do quite a bit of walking to see everything but it is worth the walk.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a lovely mountain, best appreciated from the lake downtown. While the mountain is climbable, the path is rather steep and includes numerous stairs, which can be a bit too much to anyone not in shape.

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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Choose a day with low pollution and once you get to the top, it'll be worth it for the view. There is a lot to do on the site, just walk around and explore!

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a great place to visit. It was a warm day, and I underestimated the number of stairs, but with a bottle of water, and my guide we got to the top. Very culturally significant place for the local people who had some enormous battles with enemies from the past. Make sure you pack the water, or buy one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our hike through the forest with some amazing photos hang on display. Lots of shops and restaurants if you have plenty of time to linger and enjoy a meal.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This whole area is full of places to visit and explore! Ranging from a Ming Tomb to Monuments. If you really want to take time to go to all the attractions you will need at least 2 whole days. There is plenty of transportation available and even for wheel chair bound persons there is access. You just need to plan... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This place is great to get away from the city for a while, actually its very close to the city center, about 20 minutes taxi drive. Be ready to climb a lot of stairs though!

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