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Tomb of Emperor Tang Gaozong (Qianling)

Western Route, Xi'an, China
+86 29 3551 0353
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

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

Thank Rowan B
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Over 2 hours by bus from Xian, this site is an imposing tribute to Tang Emperor Gaozong and his Empress Wu who was not only the only Empress of China but who also gave Chinese women the rights that they still enjoy to this day....More

Thank Joan0452013
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Tomb of Emperor Tang Gaozong (Qianling) - Wow, a lot of great history 'buried' here. Beware of the Sun though.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

We particularly wanted to visit Emperor Wu’s Mausoleum (the joint tomb of Emperor Gaozong and his empress Wu Zetian of the Tang Dynasty) as we’d seen it on TV. It was about a two and a half hour drive out of Xi'an. Emperor Wu is...More

Thank Gillian G
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a little way out of town but worth the effort. A very well laid out tour of the tomb which is all under ground.

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I paid my respects to her. That was something I wanted to do since young. I fulfilled my dreams. Why is her stone stele wordless? She had left it wordless for generations to carve their opinions of her. The words you see carved into her...More

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