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Ruins of the Ming Palace

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Pleasant and historic park

This park has palace ruins such as a large gate, bridges, and some pieces of columns. It is nice to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calvin C
Manchester, New Hampshire
A historical ruin

There is nothing much left of the original palace. Nonetheless, its a long walk from point to point... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Makati, Philippines
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“Pleasant and historic park”
27 Dec 2017
“A historical ruin”
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No.311 Zhongshan East Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210000, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has palace ruins such as a large gate, bridges, and some pieces of columns. It is nice to walk around and people watch. It is next to Ming Gu Gong metro station and near Nanjing Museum and the Presidential Palace. Not a must...More

Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 28 December 2017

There is nothing much left of the original palace. Nonetheless, its a long walk from point to point of the original palace. The original pillar base are the only ones left of the original structure. With that one can only imagine the vast expanse of...More

Thank NinoLeeZhongPing
Reviewed 21 September 2017

There is hardly anything left of the palace, other than some rather unidentifiable stones, but the park the ruins sit in is still well worth a stroll, if only to people watch and take a peaceful break. You can climb the vast Meridian Gate at...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nothing much to see. However, you can see the daily activity of the Nanjing people. No closing time. There is an information board to explain about the place

1  Thank t16mytm
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We started with the park on the same side of the metro as this had an official looking gateway and the crowds seemed to be heading this way. This turned out to just be a locals park with some stone plinth bases scattered in the...More

Thank Victoria O
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This palace was built in the IV century to the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty Hun, who made Nanjing its capital. Unfortunately, time and many enemies, was not spared the palace. All that is left up to the present time - is ten marble...More

Thank Vladimir M
Reviewed 29 January 2017

If you didn't want to visit the ones in Beijing, this is the next best option. The stone animal walk way, is very similar to the one in Beijing but there is also a landscaped garden / park with a few pavilions which is nice...More

Thank Lilijp03
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Had a lady approach us asking to see if we need a private tour guide. For 100 yuan I decided it's fine. Wow! She was an encyclopedia on steroids! Lots of historical tales and it's relation to the structures, design and layout of the land....More

2  Thank sanyo128
Reviewed 5 July 2016

There is not a lot in terms of visible ruins or artifacts. But there are a few. If you are looking for a quiet, green space to sit and think, this is better than most Chinese parks. I was there on a weekend and there...More

Thank SzczRob
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

To be honest, it is not really interesting to see. It is just a park, and hardly come tourists. But if you like to contemplate the glory of old days, you can maybe visit there.

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