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Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling)

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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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Ming Shisan Ling Area, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213, China
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Reviewed today

Clean, well maintained area. Definetly worth your time to visit here and walk down the lane with all the statues. We had a guide who explained the area in great detail. Very glad we went.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DQShaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being given a tour by a professor of Beijing University, we learned a tremendous amount of the Tombs of the emperors and empresses buried there. A great day trip easily accessible from Beijing.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jim N
Reviewed November 25, 2018

i wont recommend this place as a must do. but if you are in beijing for a couple of days, than you can include this. very peaceful place. beautiful gardens, with beautiful statues lined walk. very few tourists too. otherwise tombs not much to talk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sans_gh
Reviewed November 23, 2018

This was an interesting place to visit, but the view on the exterior was my favorite. The displays inside were poorly lit and suffered from glare on the glass. It was hard to see what was inside the vitrines. Also, it could be the time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maggie2moo2002
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

I visited the ChangLing which took about 1 hour. Entry fee was 75 for two adults and one child. The architecture and the gardens were beautiful at sunset, but the stand out for me was the beautiful mountains and how peaceful and quiet it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jess1cat95
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

This is the tomb of the Ming emperor I who build the Forbidden City . His actual tomb is in the hill behind the buildings . There is a fee to enter the building and parking is available . The outer courtyard contains areas to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank laj2e7
Reviewed October 30, 2018

The area is wild. Quit interesting as a sightseeing. We saw it on the way back from the Great Wall. It worths for a smal and quick day excursion, but not for a day. The ticket was not very expensive and we did some very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Maria C
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Quite a pleasant stroll. Main walkway is lined with sim well restored and maintained statues that sort of tell a story. The tablet and turtle in the building at the end is quite interesting. The tomb itself is a simple mound as most treasurers at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Changling is the biggest and most impressive Ming tomb and has the only palace made of camphor wood. The Ling'en Hall (Hall of Eminent Favor) is well preserved and very ornate, and inside each of its pillars is made from one tree. There are a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Betty C
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I loved the Ming Tombs, more specifically, the path leading to the tombs. With all the statues and greenery, it felt as if you're in a botanical garden! This is quite insightful into the Ming Dynasty and how their culture treated and respected the dead....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Cynthia L
February 25, 2018|
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Response from jo-schops | Reviewed this property |
As one of the other readers mentioned you can get around by bus. But it is not easy. We hired a private car (700yuan) for the hole day to take us around. Just ask your hotel manager. Of the 13 mausoleums there are 5 open to... More
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