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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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  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“tomb area” (6 reviews)
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Ming Shisan Ling Area, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213, China
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"underground palace"
in 22 reviews
"buried here"
in 12 reviews
"tomb area"
in 6 reviews
"open to the public"
in 17 reviews
"feng shui"
in 8 reviews
"small museum"
in 7 reviews
"great wall tour"
in 16 reviews
"interesting history"
in 8 reviews
"chinese history"
in 19 reviews
"both sides"
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"tour group"
in 11 reviews
"nice walk"
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"sacred"
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"statues"
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"emperor"
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"animals"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most visitor are local since you have to go by your own vehicle. Since I join the local tour, they bring me on the front area only

Thank Billie F
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

The Ming Tombs comprises the mausoleums of 13 Ming Dynasty Emperors, situated within a pleasant valley parkland, at the foot of the Jundu Mountains, some twenty miles north of Beijing centre. The tombs are positioned along the “Sacred Way,” a broad paved pathway, lined with...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Our tour took us to the Ming Tombs just outside of Beijing. It was an interesting area. You walk down a long path which has statues on each side of the path. The statues are mostly animals depicting warrior poses. Statues were on each side...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

The Ming Tombs was the burial ground for 13 Ming Dynasty emperors from 1413-1644. A very tranquil place in the countryside. Lovely gardens perfect for picnics, relaxing and walks. Lots of history, artifacts, sculptures, and more. Great place to learn about China's history.

Thank Judi L
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

Very much,same same. There are nice gardens, seemed to be a time illegal on the way to the Great Wall

Thank Susan W
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

What can you say about a culture that is so old it records time in Centuries - we are 2 ( Canada ) and they have maintained the sites in such a pristine state. We ejoyed our time in all the cultural centres

Thank BillCamp
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 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 May 18, 2018

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 May 12, 2018

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 May 8, 2018

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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Cynthia L
February 25, 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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