Zijinshan Observatory

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  • Address: Mt. Zijin, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, Jiangsu, China
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +86-2584347519
  • Ticket Price: 15 CNY
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: History Museums, Observatory, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

Located in the Purple Mountain Scenic Area, this observatory symbolizes the start of modern Chinese astronomy.

Most of the instruments that are on display are unique to the Chinese whereas some were made in Germany and Switzerland. The observatory is also famous for its architecture and abundant library.

The Nanjing Astronomy and History Museum is within the observatory itself and displays full and accurate data and pictures, regarding its achievements and growth.

Zijinshan Observatory Travel Tips

  • Take the ropeway to the observatory and, later, carry onto the main peak of Purple Mountain.

Entrance Ticket Details For Zijinshan Observatory

  • Single trip for travelling by ropeway- RMB 60
  • Round trip for travelling by ropeway- RMB 80

How to Reach Zijinshan Observatory

  • Tourism Bus 3 or buses 20 and 315 to Zijinshansuodao station.

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  • Zijinshan Observatory Address: Mt. Zijin, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, Jiangsu, China
  • Zijinshan Observatory Contact Number: +86-2584347519
  • Zijinshan Observatory Timing: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Zijinshan Observatory Price: 15 CNY
  • Best time to visit Zijinshan Observatory(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Zijinshan Observatory: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 7.09% of people who visit Nanjing include Zijinshan Observatory in their plan

  • 87.5% of people start their Zijinshan Observatory visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Zijinshan Observatory

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Zijinshan Observatory

People normally club together Xuanwu Lake and Pearl Spring Tourist And Holiday Resort while planning their visit to Zijinshan Observatory.

People also prefer to start their day with Zijinshan Observatory.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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