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Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty

Wengzhong Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
+86 25 8444 6111
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Plan a whole day

Purple Mountain is wonderful. Plan a whole day to see the tombs, walk the Sacred Way and hike... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Historical Site

I went there in March. It's a really unique site to go to. Go there with a guide who can tell you... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Cindy W
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Wengzhong Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Purple Mountain is wonderful. Plan a whole day to see the tombs, walk the Sacred Way and hike. "Busses" are really helpful in getting from site to site, but walking works too. You are at altitude, so take it easy - another reason to plan...More

Thank AllyG520
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I went there in March. It's a really unique site to go to. Go there with a guide who can tell you the stories behind it if you're into history kind of thing. The whole area is packed with tourist attractions. Go there if you...More

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The tomb is an interesting site. Our local guide helped bring it to life, letting us know all of the rich symbolism throughout the site. The attention to detail in the well manicured park was amazing. It's a great place to visit.

Thank Brandon G
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the World Heritage Site in May. The place was in fresh green and peaceful quiet. We had a big round walk from path of stone animals, officials and generals to the Emperor's tomb palace. Through a stone way in the forest next to...More

Thank R H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a really nice Tomb, I have been to several in China, and this is one of my favorites. It is on the side of a hill, so it offers a nice location. It is a bit of a hike from the entrance inside...More

Thank Cameron C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I had seen pictures of this place, but I wanted the experience of actually visiting it. The place was meant to inspire awe and it does! The pathway up to the tomb is lined with giant stone animals, and there are several gates that take...More

1  Thank nickpolson18
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This tomb is part of the park complex which also includes the Sun Yat Sen Memorial. I would recommend taking a ride up using one of the available buggies for about 10RMB which saves you the walking time. The place is historic and shows the...More

Thank Benson C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We walked here from the Mausoleoum through the park which was lovely and tranquil. The tomb has been well preserved and is a good opportunity to see a real piece of history.

Thank Beccafitz24
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Many interesting parts to explore as you approach the main tomb building. The size of the wall as you approach it is immense and then you enter the dark tunnel leading you up towards the main tomb. The inside is not as exciting but does...More

Thank Victoria O
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It a long walk to get there and see everything but it's something that should be done ! It's amazing. It's the only authentic thing there ( old) .

2  Thank Miss Chantal S
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