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Scenic spots in Nanjing


Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum 

 

Dr.Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum is situated at the foot of the second peak of Mount Zijin (Purple Mountain) in Nanjing, China. Construction of the tomb started in January 1926, and was finished in 1929.It became the first batch of national key cultural relics protection units in 1961 and the first batch of national 5A level scenic spots in 2007.


Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum  

The Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum is the tomb of the Hongwu Emperor, the founder of the Ming dynasty. It lies at the southern foot of Purple Mountain, located east of the historical center of Nanjing, China. 


In 2003, Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum was selected as a world heritage site by UNESCO World heritage committee.

 

Xuanwu Lake

It is located in Xuanwu District in the central-northeast part of Nanjing. A visit to the lake and its park can include up to a five-hour walk. Within the park are temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens, tea-houses, restaurants, entertainment venues, a small zoo, and other attractions.

 

Presidential Palace 

The Presidential Palace in Nanjing, China, housed the Office of the President of the Republic of China since 1927 until the republic was relocated to Taiwan in 1949. It is now a museum called the China Modern History Museum.


Confucius Temple Qinhuai River scenery belt 

It refers to the Qinhuai River area, including the Confucius Temple, streets, houses and nearby monuments, scenic spots.


The Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders

It is a hall to memorialize those that were killed in the Nanjing Massacre by the Imperial Japanese Army in and around Nanjing, after it fell on December 13, 1937. It is located in the southwestern corner of Nanjing known as Jiangdongmen, near a site where thousands of bodies were buried, called a "pit of ten thousand corpses" .