Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum, located at the foot of Purple Mountain in Nanjing, China, was constructed between 1926 and 1929. Designed by Lü Yanzhi and completed by Poy Gum Lee, the mausoleum fuses traditional imperial tomb styles with modern architecture. Set against a mountain slope, it features a monumental square entrance, a massive bronze ding vessel, and a grand staircase leading to a tri-arched marble gate inscribed with Sun Yat-sen's motto. The sacrificial hall houses a marble statue of Sun, and a bell-shaped vault contains his false sarcophagus, with the actual burial chamber below. The mausoleum's design influenced Taiwan's Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, and the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum Scenic Area encompasses various related attractions over 3.22 km².
01 Parking area 02 Trail across park to Sun Yat Sen mausoleum 03 Trail across park to Sun Yat Sen mausoleum 04 Autumn colours in Zhongshan park
05 Autumn colours in Zhongshan park 06 Autumn colours in Zhongshan park 07 Small restaurants
08 Entrance gate 09 Sun Yat Sen mausoleum 10 Sun Zhongshan memorial hall 11 Sun Zhongshan memorial hall
12 Sun Yat Sen mausoleum 13 Sun Yat Sen mausoleum 14 Sun Zhongshan memorial hall 15 Autumn colours in Zhongshan park 16 Autumn colours in Zhongshan park
17 Autumn colours in Zhongshan park 18 Autumn colours in Zhongshan park 19 Cafeteria and shops
20 Zhongshan park 21 Zhongshan park 22 Autumn colours in Zhongshan park 23 Zijinshan road
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