Zijinshan (Purple Mountain)

Nanjing Purple Mountain, Nanjing Attractions, Nanjing Travel Guide

Being the most famous mountain, Zijinshan (Purple Mountain) 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 meters high. Places of historic interest and scenic beauty include Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Mingxiaoling Mausoleum, Spirit Valley Temple etc.