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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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  • Choose a day with low pollution and once you get to the top, it'll be worth it for the view. There is a lot to do on the site, just walk around and explore! 
  • 毗邻玄武湖和白马公园,交通便捷。半山腰有天文台、需要买票进入,目前闭馆维护。旁边有个叫悠闲美地的餐厅,环境不错,从天文台的后门有登山小径,登顶大概要一个半小时,顶峰为头陀岭景区,现已不需门票,景区四处在维修并扩建人行步道,顶端木质观景台已经建好 
  • This is a great place to visit. It was a warm day, and I underestimated the number of stairs, but with a bottle of water, and my guide we got to the top. Very culturally significant place for the loca...  more »