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Purple Mountain (Zijin Shan), Nanjing

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Mountain Nature / Park
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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  • Came here looking for a bit of respite from the crowds of the city, and while the area is generally quite beautiful I was greeted with pedestrian traffic jams just as bad as Xinjiekou. At every corner...  more »
  • A great day-trip escape from city office work. The park is a mix of monuments and trails through the trees. Walking can be strenuous especially in hot weather with a climb of about 450m to the summit ...  more »
  • History pur and beautiful maintained park. You can catch a good view from the tomb tower. We took the small path up the hill b hind the tower into the woods, very silent and nice there. Take at least ...  more »