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Address: No.418 Shuiximen Road, Jianye District | west bound Metro Line 2 / Yunjinlu Station Exit 2, Nanjing 210017, China
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This is the hallowed ground where the mass grave was found. The museum was built at the site where the bombing took place. The museum was very well done to show case the cruelty... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is the hallowed ground where the mass grave was found. The museum was built at the site where the bombing took place. The museum was very well done to show case the cruelty of war and the sufferings of the innocents. The massacre was not well known outside of the Asia region. It is a must visit.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

It was a very emotional experience for me. Beautiful and great way to commemorate the victims. Enormous complex, depending on when you decide to exit, visiting all the associated buildings will take up to 2 hours. The purpose of the Memorial was to make sure the atrocities and its victims were never to be forgotten. Mission accomplished I would say.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This place is built to appeal to your emotions, some of the halls are dark and emotional, if you have children with you just to brief them beforehand. I liked the later part of the walk where you are led to open spaces, the Peace statue.. the flow and planning of the museum space is superb. It is also near... More 

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Nanjing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Your trip to Nanjing is incomplete if you fail to visit Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall/ Museum Entry is free. The hall has been able to preserve the horrors of war. This hall was built to memorialize those that were killed in the Nanjing Massacre after the fall of the then capital of China, Nanjing, on December 13, 1937. This hall... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited the museum to learn more about the history of Nanjing. We found that it was very well made and it was hauntingly sad and beautiful. We couldn't go through all the material because of the long lines (we went during the holiday) but it was still good even if we only got bits and pieces.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

As sad as this time in history is, it's so nice to see that there is a museum dedicated to it. Many know of what occurred in Europe during WW2, but few are aware of the acts committed by the Imperial Army during the Japanese occupation. Allot ~2 hours for this if you plan on reading into as much of... More 

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Huangshan, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Really beautifully landscape and architecture design to frame the content of the museum - I really loved the statues and landscape outside especially and thought it was very emotional. The museum was very interesting, and it's such an important and recent part of Nanjing's history. If you are debating between going here and the Nanjing Museum, most definitely go to... More 

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Shanghai, China
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I don't see what is the point to visit this place, again, one more to check-mark your list but I really did not like it at all, it is insensitive and more than peace building place it looks more like if they don't want to forget. Not recommendable if you are sensitive to these kind of topics and places. The... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I never got to the book but I learnt a lot visiting this memorial. There are real bones of vicitms and this is the very site it happened.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Easily accessible by Subway, Line 2, Yunjin Road, Take Exit 2. Entry is free and Open from Tuesday to Sat from 8:00am to 5:30pm (Closed on Monday) The massacre is documented with detailed records, objects and incredible photographs, all with English explanation. Follow the advised exit route through the various memorials, Graveyard, the final water and monument after the main... More 

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