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Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum (Zhōngshānlíng)

Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum (Zhōngshānlíng) Review

Acknowledged by both the Nationalist and Communist governments as the father of modern China, Sun Yat-sen lies buried in a delicately carved marble sarcophagus, reached by a wide staircase. His final resting place is the center of a solemn and imposing monument to the ideas that overthrew the imperial system. Steep trails wind up the pine-covered hillside, which feels a world away from the Nanjing's hyperkinetic buzz. The mausoleum gets crowded on weekends, so try to come during the week.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Lingyuan Lu, east of the Ming Tomb Nanjing, 210029
  • Cost: Y80 (includes Linggu Temple and Pagoda)
  • Hours: 8–5
  • Location: Nanjing
Updated: 06-06-2013

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