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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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  • 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 i...  more »
  • Beautiful experience, but really a little desire and courage because of walking there is really a lot. It's a huge park with access to more facilities, the cost of admission is 100 RMB, about 13 euros and are very well spent for all there is to see and do. I was particularly struck the secret path, this long way with huge statues of animals that lead up to the Ming tomb. In my opinion is one of the major attractions of the city!
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  • 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!