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Heicheng Ruins

35 km southeast of Dalaikubu Town, Ejina Qi 735400, China (Formerly Khara Khoto)
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Ejina Qi
Type: Historic Sites
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Heicheng is the chinese name of Khara Khoto which means "Black city" ,and it lies at the base of Alashan Plateau . Once this was a very important city of the Tangut Empire ( Xia Dinasty ) . After Gengis Khan became a rich mongol trade centre , In 14th century this city was destroyed by Ming's army and it... More

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