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Travel in China Day 2 (Nanjing) : Dr. Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum, Ming XiaoLing Mausoleum

October 18th, 2011 No comments

List of tourist attraction visited today :
– Dr. Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum
– Ming XiaoLing Mausoleum

After spent a day free walk in Nanjing yesterday, today our tour guide brought us to go to Dr. Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum as the main tourist attraction in Nanjing. So we depart from the hotel around 8 o’clock. We brought all our bags because we will not come back to the hotel and continue our journey directly to other city. We were picked up by bus and go to another hotel first before go to the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum.

中山陵 Zhong ShanLing (Dr. Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum)

This Mausoleum is located at the foot of the second peak of Mount Zijin (Purple Mountain) in Nanjing. Purple Mountain location is in the middle of the city and become the green area, because there are a lot of trees on it. Dr. Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum is in the middle and at the top of the mountain. This place is where Dr. Sun Yat Sen was buried. We all know that Dr. Sun Yat Sen is one of the most influencing people in China. Sun, considered to be the “Father of Modern China” who fought against the imperial Qing government and after the 1911 revolution ended the monarchy and founded the Republic of China.

dr sun yat sen mausoleum front gate
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