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Open Air Musical Hall at Zhongshan Mountain National Park

Monday, January 7th, 2013
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Plan your Nanjing tour? Zhongshan Mountain National Park is a must visit site on your first trip to Nanjing. The massive site of Zhongshan Mountain National Park is mainly composed of four parts – Ming Xiaoling Tomb, Dr.Sun Yatsen’s Mausolseum, Open Air Musical Hall an Linggu Temple Scenic Area. Dr.Sun Yatsen’s Mausolseum is free and open to the public all year around exept on Monday. The entry fee for Zhongshan Mountain National Park is RMB 90 including the entry fees for Ming Xiaoling Tomb, Open Air Musical Hall an Linggu Temple Scenic Area.
 
Follow me to visit the Open Air Musical Hall, which is located adjacent to the south of Dr.Sun Yatsen’s Mausolseum. A bit tired due to the long walk back from the Sacrificial Hall of Dr.Sun Yatsen’s Mausolseum? Take a stroll down along the stone steps leading to the famous Open Air Musical Hall. The Open Air Musical Hall was designed by the well-known atchitects Guan Songsheng and Yang Tingbao. Its construction was completed in 1933 with the donations from the oversea Chinese in San Francisco and the Liaoning Branch of Kuomintang.
 
The open air musical hall is shaped like a semi-circle fan with the center as a stage, behind which there is an echo wall for collecting sound. The semi-circle lawn can accommodate the audience of 3,000. Today the hall site has beome a leisure park for holidaymakers who come here for rewinding, pinic, wedding photography and so on.
 
The open hall is teemig with numerous white doves, a symbol of love and peace. These lively doves are quite friendly to visitors without showing any trace of fear. People play with them, feed them and make friends with them.
 
 
The semi-circle open air musical hall full of doves!
The semi-circle open air musical hall full of doves!

The semi-circle open air musical hall full of doves!

 
Happy with the accomany of doves. 
Happy with the accomany of doves.

Happy with the accomany of doves.

 
The white doves show affection for girls? 
he white doves show affection for girls?

he white doves show affection for girls?

 
The semi-circle hall can hold the audience of 3,000. 
The semi-circle hall can hold the audience of 3,000

The semi-circle hall can hold the audience of 3,000

 
These doves are fed often by visitors
These doves are fed often by visitors

These doves are fed often by visitors

 
Does the dove have reason and thinking?
Does the dove have reason and think

Does the dove have reason and think

 
Incredible number of doves.
Incredible number of doves.

Incredible number of doves.