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Beijing to Shanghai Sights

Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum (Zhōngshānlíng)

  • Lingyuan Lu
  • Nanjing
  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Updated 06/06/2013

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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.

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Sight Information


Lingyuan Lu, east of the Ming Tomb, Nanjing, 210029, China

Sight Details:

  • Y80 (includes Linggu Temple and Pagoda)
  • 8–5

Updated 06/06/2013


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