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Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty, Nanjing
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A World Heritage Site, Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty contains the final resting place of the Hongwu Emperor, who founded the Ming dynasty in the 14th century. The massive complex was completed in 1405 after more than 20 years of construction. Explore the spacious mausoleum grounds, situated in the foothills of the Purple Mountain, and walk the "Sacred Way" path, lined with pairs of animal figures carved out of stone. Step into an arched passageway to see the tomb, or visit the nearby "Plum Flower Mountain" that houses a mausoleum of Sun Quan, who ruled Eastern Wu almost 2,000 years ago. Using our world travel planner, Nanjing attractions like Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was a nice park which shows the history of amazing China with his dynasties. Nanjing has had 10 dynasties at least that is what they told me. 
  • Yat, it's quite a walk, stay near the grave, too vast grounds with each other and I'm. This is why the pay from. From Wen Zhu Yuanzhang is great? So...
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  • Wonderful journey, a journey of giant statues along the way leads us towards the Ming tomb. A small hill and a huge gate with gold bosses that they bring good luck. The view is awesome and the Park in General leaves you speechless. Past the door you enter the real xiaoling tomb and at the top is even a shopping area! Great!
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