Purple Mountain Observatory Tours – Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China
Purple Mountain Observatory
About this place
Purple Mountain Observatory contains astronomical instruments dating back to the Ming Dynasty. The modern observatory began operating in 1934 and is still actively involved in research today.
For most, a visit to the observatory will compliment a hike or ride up or down Purple Mountain. Once you have arrived, it only takes about 30-45 minutes to observe the instruments and enjoy the view from the observatory.
How to get there:
See “Taiping Road Entrance and the Tramline” in the main Purple Mountain Article.
View from the top of one of the observatories.
Link: Ancient Observatory in Beijing
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I mean the Purple Mountain Observatory is located on one top of Purple Mountain you if you want to go there you need to climb up to the top and if you still have energy then you can spend 15 Yuan for a ticket to go Observatory, and it`s a great place to know some knowledge about Astronomy and you can have a whole view of Purple Mountain when you at one terrace inside of Observatory.