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Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan), Nanjing

Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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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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  • The Purple Mountain area of Nanjing contains a plethora of scenic spots and tourist attractions. Once you are in the park area it's worth purchasing a ticket for the small shuttle buses to take you be...  read more »
  • You can buy a combines ticket at the gate. We caught a taxi up there due to limited time and it was very cheap. Best time is autumn, was a bit hot in September. Lots of walking involved from each attr...  read more »
  • Want to have a walk uphill, see some views of the city (if pollution allows), an astronomical observatory, nature, a Ming dynasty tomb, a mausoleum and much more? Then spend a day there. I was not awa...  read more »
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