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Address: Ming Shisan Ling Area, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213, China
Phone Number: 010-60761424,010-60761034
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Description: The royal tombs are a short distance outside the city. Hundreds of small...
The royal tombs are a short distance outside the city. Hundreds of small stone animals guard the road to the tombs.
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Such a peaceful spot

After our visit to the Wall, our tour included a gentle stroll along the Sacred Way, admiring the large sculptures of elephants, camels & lions. A lovely, peaceful spot in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

After our visit to the Wall, our tour included a gentle stroll along the Sacred Way, admiring the large sculptures of elephants, camels & lions. A lovely, peaceful spot in the spring sunshine.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Historically interesting to know but not much to see. Time is better spent visiting the Great Wall or if you're keen on Ancient China - at the National Museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I really enjoy hearing about history, especially history that is thousands of years old. I highly suggest having a guide, we went with Gate 1 & there guides are very knowledgable. They have very old artifacts & the stories that go with them (written in English as well). And like my other reviews in China, the architecture & attention to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This place holds the tombs of a lot of Chinese Emperors and is of highest importance too as it holds 9 statues on the roof. The Forbidden city has 7. The Forbidden city has been rebuilt and renovated but the Ming's Tombs are the real deal. They have not been destroyed or rebuilt. We went to the Tombs on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

It's pretty interesting to see how the Chinese buried their emperors. It's impressive to see how big of an area to devote to late emperors. I think it's worth checking out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We stopped off here on the way to the Great Wall, it was good to see but glad it was part of a trip & stop off and we didn't make special trip. Temple is interesting & the history behind it is interesting so try to have a guide with you as will benefit to know the history rather than... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We asked our driver to stop here after our visit to the Great Wall at Mutianyu, it was some what impressive, but mostly just a time consuming thing. It is only one tomb that is open for the public and it looks just like every other attraction in Beijing. If you are on a time limit - skip this attraction.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The Ming tombs holds tombs of some of the emperors. All you will see here is statues of figures along the park. The actual tombs cannot be entered. It's a nice place with some very old history. Definetly worth adding to your trip with your great wall as it comes along the way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The tombs are closed to the public, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't enjoy the path walked by those honoring the emperor. The statues on either side are beautiful and show the kneeling (honoring) animal followed by the standing animal ready to follow the emperor to their final resting place. This was a beautiful park. Bring warm clothes if visiting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Many guided tours of the Great Wall include a stop at a factory store, but a reward for putting up with that obligatory detour is a more enchanting stop at the Ming Tombs. The resting place of 13 emperors and their splendid treasures has nearly 600 years of history. Not to be missed is Spirit Way, the sculpture-dotted ceremonial path... More 

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