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Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty

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Address: Wengzhong Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
Phone Number: 025-84446111
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Walking down the Spirit Way

We specifically wanted to see the first Ming tomb(s) to compare with those outside of Beijing and to see how they differed from the tomb of Wu Zetian. The Spirit Way leading to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We specifically wanted to see the first Ming tomb(s) to compare with those outside of Beijing and to see how they differed from the tomb of Wu Zetian. The Spirit Way leading to the tomb of the 1st Ming Emperor was long and impressive with matched pairs of tigers, elephants, and mythical beasts. The tomb, itself, has been restored, but... More 

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Visited in Nov 2012, the area of the Tomb is huge like that of 13 Tombs in Beijing! All we see are palaces and trees, I can't remember all of the tiny details of the Tomb but it's worth a visit. You can see the sarcophagus of the emperor there...

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Linz, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Nearest Metro is Muxuyuan and entrance is from gate 3. Cost 70 RMB for the Ming Tombs and realized it also covers the whole park with its different attractions as well. The other attractions are Plum Blossom Gardens , Purple Lake , Memorial to Sun Quan , Sakura Gardens , Eternal Ming Pathway , plus a couple of others .... More 

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Quito
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

First time you go, you'll see a temple next to it, and then a long strip of park and maybe food fairs, it's mostly a place for families to relax and use open spaces, not very touristy really.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

There is very little to see and would recommend skipping this unless you're a real Chinese history buff

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Hong Kong Region, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Treat this as a huge park for young and the old! A lot of walking and exploring along the many "paths to the tomb", and to get to the tomb is some experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A nice walk to this tomb but also nice to be breathing in some fresh air and this tomb was interesting not like any that I have seen.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The Ming tomb was great as it allowed us to go into the top of the building. Although, we could go up the hill where the emperor was buried but there is no sign of exactly where.

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Tianjin Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The Ming tomb area is quite impressive. This is also part of the Purple Mountain Park, which includes the Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-sun and Linggu Temple. The Ming tomb complex is quite long, but worth the journey. You walk along paths lined with 400 year old statues of animals and spirits surrounded by gardens filled with blossoming trees. After... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Like most spots in Nanjing, this place lacks the gaudy appeal that sites such as those in Beijing may hold, but it is a nice spot none-the-less. You do have to pay, I can't remember how much exactly though, something like 80 RMB. it would be better if it were free, cause there is not a ton to see, but... More 

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Additional Information about Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty

Address: Address: Wengzhong Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
Phone Number: 025-84446111
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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