The mausoleum on the Zhongshan Mountain, Nanjing, is the final resting place of the Father of Modern China, Dr. Sun Yat Sen. The construction of the tomb started in the year 1926, taking approximately 3 years to complete. Upon completion, the remains of the much respected Dr. Sun was transported to the mausoleum and buried on July 1, 1926, 4 years after his death in 1925.
We arrived quite late in the afternoon, and as the season was moving into the winter, it was already starting to get rather gloomy. From the entrance, which is an archway at the square on the foot of the hill, it was an extremely long way up to the top. To be exact, the mausoleum is more than 700m from our starting point, thou...Read More