Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum is the tomb of Dr. Sun Yat-sen and is regarded as a masterpiece among all buildings of the former Republic of China. Nearby the mausoleum are the Music Stage, the Liuhui Waterside Pavilion, the Sutra Depository and other auxiliary memorial buildings.
The 472 hectares Xuanwu Lake Park was the largest Imperial lake garden in China's history. It is also the largest downtown park in the south of China. When inside the park it does not feel like you are in the middle of a huge city. The park is laid out in a traditional Chinese fashion with lots of rocks and walkways. You can see both the ancient wall of Nanjing and skyscrapers behind it. 'Old vs. new' comes to mind in this spectacular place.
With a good location, it is surrounded by the Purple Mountain, Mount Qixia, Baohua Mountain and Tangshan Mountain, being a transportation hub with Metro Lines 4, S6, Shanghai–Chengdu Highway, Nanjing Third Ring road, S002, S122 and other national and provincial expressways and railways, connecting Xianlin University Town, Chilin Science and Technology Innovation Park and Tangshan Hot Spring Tourist Resorts. It boasts a pleasant environment with a planned area of 3.45 square kilometers for the first phase. Located in a natural valley surrounded by three mountains, it has dense forests, prosperous species and diverse ecosystems, especially rich in limestone minerals.
Built as the site to worship the great Chinese thinker Confucius, the shrine, known as Fuzi Miao in Chinese, has been the most bustling local cultural and commercial center since its establishment in 1034. Covering an area of 2.63 hectares with surrounding buildings in good harmony, it showcases a typical architectural style from the Ming and Qing dynasty.
Served as the Kuomintang's Preparatory Office of National Central Museum, it was established in 1933 by Mr. Cai Yuanpei and reopened to public in 2013 after the second phase expansion. As of 2010, it has a collection of 420,000 pieces of relics of many kinds, more than 2,000 pieces of which are national treasures, especially the relics of archaeological excavations, ethnic minorities, foreign countries, the royal court, Qing Dynasty literature and surrender rites of Japanese troops in the Second World War as well.