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Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan), Nanjing

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Head up Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan) to find the heart of the area's cultural and natural heritage. If you're up for a hike, try the western side of the 448 m (1,469 ft) tall mountain, with numerous routes to choose from (and a cable car too). You can also find some great cultural attractions, such as an observatory and attached museum. Most of the places of historical interest lie on the mountain's southern side, including mausoleums of famous townspeople, performance halls, and temples. Arrange to visit Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan) and other attractions in Nanjing using our Nanjing travel itinerary maker.
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  • 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 achin...  more »
  • 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. ,  more »
  • 紫金山上很適合住在南京的人去爬一下山,空氣新鮮,周邊很多景點,但景點票價都非常貴,因為我喜歡歷史的東西所以忍痛花錢全部去看了,倒也挺值得  more »