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Address: East Foot of Helan Mountain, West 35 Km from Yinchuan, Yinchuan 750200, China
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Phone Number: 0951-6119581
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Interesting sojourn in the desolate wild

This is actually a pretty well set up attraction for China. You can walk yourself around, which might be nice in summer, but we went in winter and hopped between areas on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2016
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Guangzhou, China
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

The Chinese are masters of making the minute look ostentatious. The entrance, driveways and build up, to what essentially looks like giant ant hills, definitely left you in awe and built up your anticipation. The English sign post translations do not amount to much in their meaning. This results in words clustered together, which individually make sense but together make... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

This is actually a pretty well set up attraction for China. You can walk yourself around, which might be nice in summer, but we went in winter and hopped between areas on the electric cart. Still spent two hours here. It's best to examine the museum first, since it gives you a bit of history about the Western Xia emperors... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I was amazed by the scale of the area and the history of Xia civilization. The place is well preserved and it even has Visitor Aid for visitor to get clarification.

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Thank Iskanis
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This place is the best attraction in Yinchuan to see. Make sure you make your way over the the far end with the mini buses as those are even more impressive then the once in the entrance area.

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Thank SebBud
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Amazing location, great place to see on a spare afternoon in Yinchuan, the museum doesn't have too much in English but the tomb signs are all translated well

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It is an interesting array of artifacts from a past era. The museum is filled with items excavated from the tombs outside. After the museum there is a little walk through a quiet path with stones engraved with a variety of Chinese character styles. Then a little further to a large open area of tombs. After a quick look we... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

it's the pyramid of ethnic pride, it's even more beautiful under the orange sunset. you can see the Helan Mountain veiled in light blue. why not lye down on the plain and shower the tranquility.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

the tomb is not the same as we expect.of it is looks like a man made mountain.most part of the tomb already destroied. in the museum there .first you can see some history of the xia dynasty..see the people dress in that time . this dynasty last short time in chinese history but has brillant cultrual .a lot of stories... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

It is another dynasty in China which only last for two hundreds years. The museum inside the tomb present detailed information of the dynasty.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The locals are completely bewildered by tourists taking such an interest in these things, and you can't really blame them. When they were built, they were glorious pagodas festooned with decorations, flowing eaves, etc. The problem is, the Xia built them out of mud and wood. So, sure enough, the decorations eventually fell off and what we're left with are... More 

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