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Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling)

Ming Shisan Ling Area, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213, China
+86 10 6076 1424
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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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"underground palace"
in 22 reviews
"animal statues"
in 14 reviews
"buried here"
in 12 reviews
"tomb area"
in 6 reviews
"open to the public"
in 16 reviews
"feng shui"
in 7 reviews
"small museum"
in 7 reviews
"great wall tour"
in 16 reviews
"interesting history"
in 8 reviews
"both sides"
in 8 reviews
"chinese history"
in 18 reviews
"nice walk"
in 6 reviews
"tour group"
in 10 reviews
"sacred"
in 91 reviews
"emperor"
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"burial"
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"china"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

History, relics, architecture, sculpturesnd lots more all here. Must visit place to relish the story of China’s past and greatness and culture.

Thank weesengl2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Some 50 km nw of Beijing, in the shadow of Tianshou Mountain, this 120 square km site is home to the tombs of 13 of the 16 emperors from the Ming dynasty. Three are viewable by the public, but the tour group we were on...More

Thank AMsays
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to see but an opportunity to learn about the burial rituals employed during the Ming dynasty.

Thank Eddiemack
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ming Tombs is composed of 13 Mausoleums and each is separately located away from one another. Some mausoleums can only be reached through a bus or a car. It is suggested that you choose the Mausoleum that you wanted to visit to save time....More

Thank iamREA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we went out here to see the Ming Tombs - or at least one of them, as they are spread out. Not really a lot to see of any detail, but more about the experience and what they constructed. Only go if you have...More

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Changling which has all of the structures intact. Was fairly quite the morning we went and not very busy, which made for a peaceful visit. The main building is filled with items giving you a sense of the emperor’s wealth. The Soul Tower at...More

Thank Frbrs70
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you are in the neighbourhood its a nice stop. Its the biggest and first of the 13 Mingtombs, of which 3 can be visited. You first enter thru the gate, the passing by the first hall to come in the second biggest and impressive...More

Thank Richard-Roadman
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We are on a tour and were brought here. It’s a bit of a walk from the car park to the tomb and then more steps down and back out again. Once inside there isn’t anything there to see. There are some replicas of sarcophagus...More

1  Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Tombs of the past emperors and their family - a side trip from the Great Wall. Very well maintained and informative.

Thank jadelim89
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

13 were buried Emperors and Empresses of China from the Ming dynasty huge statues with gold ,crowns and personal belongings It is glorious

Thank Mostafa A
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Cynthia L
26 February 2018|
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Response from jo s | 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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16 July 2015|
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