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Nanjing - Zijinshan

Jiangsu - Lianyungang - Nanjing - Suzhou - Wuxi - Yangzhou - Zhenjiang

Zijinshan (Purple Mountain) is also called Zongshan (Bell Mountain) or Jiangshan. It is so called because the rocks on top of the mountain look purplish red in the distance. It is verdant and towering with the main peak 448.9 m high. Places of historic interest and scenic beauty there are Sun Yatsen Mausoleum, Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum, Linggusi, Zijinshan Observatory and many others.