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Address: Zhichuan Town, Hancheng 715305, China
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Don't forget your camera!

Best place in hancheng, definitely worth a visit. The tomb's location is rather sleepy and isolated from the rest of hancheng, and gets less visitors if you time your visit for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

Best place in hancheng, definitely worth a visit. The tomb's location is rather sleepy and isolated from the rest of hancheng, and gets less visitors if you time your visit for early in the morning, or later in the afternoon. Don't forget to bring your camera, as the views looking out from the tomb are fantastic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

We're not going to pretend that we had heard of Sima Qian before we had come to Shaanxi, but it seems that the guy was some kind of Chinese Herodotus: the father of Chinese history. His tomb, located on a suitably lonely outcrop above the Yellow River, has become a pilgrimage site for certain Chinese. Being in the vicinity, we... More 

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