Zhongshan is often surrounded by purple clouds and so it is also known as Purple Mountain. Zhongshan and Houhu are in harmony, with a foundation in Nanjing. With the trend of “Dragons”, Zhongshan stands on the bank of the Yangtze River, covered in smog, and after thousands of years, it is still covered in lush greenery.
The number of kings and heroes, pines and multiculturism were outstanding in the mountains. Amongst these are the Six dynasty culture, the Ming dynasty culture, the Republican culture, the landscape culture, the ecological leisure culture, and the Buddhist culture. It is the “first mountain of humanity in the Chinese city.”
Zijin Mountain is located in Xuanwu District of Nanjing, also known as Zhongshan, one of the four famous mountains in the south of the Yangtze River. It is a place where Nanjing's scenic spots and historical sites gather. The national ecological cultural demonstration site and the main peak of Zijin Mountain are 448.9 meters above sea level, and the surrounding area is about 30 kilometers. The dragon, the mountain, the water and the city are all integrated. As a national forest park, Zijin Mountain has a forest area of over 30,000 mu, accounting for 15.6% of the urban forest area in Nanjing. Zijinshan National Forest Park retains a large number of ancient and famous trees and is an important scenic resource in Nanjing. Ascend to the top of Zijin Mountain in Nanjing, as in the evening, the sunset glows red and the sky is beautiful.
Zhongshan Mountain National Park towers in the eastern suburbs of Nanjing. It is also known as Purple Mountain. The national park consists of ridges and hills that run from west to east, covering a total area of 31 square kilometers and holding over 200 scenic spots. Three of the important sites nearby include the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, the Tomb of Ming Emperor Hongwu and Linggu (Spirit Valley) Temple. Zhongshan Mountain is a moment of quiet solace for the soul. To either side of the mountain roads, the lush trees block out the heat of the sun, making a stroll through this mountain paradise cool and comfortable like nowhere else. All of this natural peace is conveniently accessible by public transportation from Nanjing.
Mausoleum of Zhu Biao of Ming Dynasty
Sun Yatsen Mausoleum
Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum Music Stage
Purple Mountain Observatory
Linggu Scenic Area
Historical ArchitectureFamous Residences
Memorial HallExhibition Halls
Guilin Stone House
Historical SiteHistoric Sites
Toutuoling Scenic Area
Tianbao City and Dibao City
Military SiteExhibition Halls
Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum
CemeteryUNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
Nanjing Underwater World
Zijinshan Tanxian Park
Outdoor SportsCity Park
Toutuoling Scenic Area
Kangrihangkong Memorial Hall
Jiang Nan Zao Chinese Restaurant (Shangri-La Hotel Nanjing)