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I have seen the location on various TV show regarding Chinese history. I found the long walkway, stone guards, and a fantastic view. I was hoping for more in-depth information. Still, to think of what was at this location....
This was one of my favorite sights my husband took me to in Xian. One of his friends drove us there. It was definitely very interesting, amazing and beautiful!!! I loved the scenery, quiet an the history behind it. It was so peaceful especially when...More
I am attracted by the story of Wu Zetian that this place has a blank stele for the first empress Lady Wu in China. The stele is about 99 tons. This stele is located at the garden of Qianling Mausoleum. Going here requires about 1.5...More
I had seen the story of Empress Wu on TV and was interested in visiting her mausoleum, even though I knew that her tomb had not been excavated. I wasn’t disappointed. It took about 2 hours to get there from my Xian city centre hotel...More
The Qianling mausoleums of Emperor Tang Gaozong and Empress Wu Zetain are located on top of Mt Liangshan. The views are great, well worth the walk up the long path up to tombs. If you have time it’s worth visiting the tombs of princess Yongtai,...More
This is a must see if you are interested in Chinese history .... especially on Tang Dynasty. This mausoleum was built in 684 AD. It is the joint tomb of the third Tang Emperor Gaozong and his Empress Wu Zetian. The latter later became the...More
It took 2 hours by bus from Xi'an but this Tomb has nothing much to see despite that I have learned the stories about this place and the 2 emperors who was burden here. The fact is their tomb hasn't been open so visitors can...More
As in other countries the reverence for the dead is big here. This was a very large area. I understand that the tomb has never been opened but the Chinese speak of it altho they are afraid it is booby trapped.. Lovely area to be...More
We visited here as part of a guided tour, and so we had the advantage of learning the story of this place. The actual site is 75 kms from Xi'an, so it is even more disappointing to learn when you get there that access to...More