Presidential palace of Nanjing, Nanjing

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Explore the impressive collections of the modern history museum in Presidential palace of Nanjing, a sprawling 600-year-old imperial residence and former seat of political power. Tour the complex, climbing the five-story tower, admiring life-size wax figures of important historical personalities, and exploring the office of the provisional president. A contrast of traditional Chinese and Western-style architecture gives a sense of the tumultuousness of China's road to modernization. Stroll past numerous gardens and carp ponds as you ponder the country's momentous history, ranging from the early Christianity-inspired Taipei Rebellion and the establishment of the Heavenly Kingdom, to the abolition of the empire. Planning Nanjing trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • It is one of the most interesting places to visit in Nanjing. This is the resident of the first President of China Dr. Sun Yat Sen. The new republic was declared in 1912 Nanjing being the new capital ...  more »
  • The city of Nanjing, the capital of the people's country. So there are many historical traces of the Chinese People's Republic in the city. Nanjing is the most famous one. Remote want to be the year grandkids Wen. 蔣 has been here.
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  • This time finally has the opportunity to the presidential palace, tickets 40, online buy 37, door sweep ID card directly into. There were a lot of people on weekends. The presidential palace is very large, half in the early days of the Republic of China temporary government office, in fact, the Qing Dynasty, the governor's mansion So half the garden is usually an office building. The whole tour is 2-3 hours, there is still a lot worth seeing.
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  • I have no idea why it is popular cuz I am not a chinese?
  • Very significant place to understand the evolution of modern China; has many layers of history and stories so a whole day visiting might not do justice.
  • I love China!
  • very amazing place
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You won't find a shortage of accommodations in Nanjing, a modern metropolis long on the radars of domestic and international tourists. Look south of the main railway station, following Central Road, to find the primary districts where visitors stay, with clusters of high-rise hotels--some luxurious and others standard, but all comfortable. A number of smaller boutiques set in formerly residential buildings provide atmospheric, well-maintained, and budget-friendly options. Take a look at the side streets around Central Road for a wealth of hostels and guesthouses.
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