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 online itinerary creator, Nanjing attractions like Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The gardens were so beautiful, especially Spirit Way. I'm so glad we got to see this with lush green leaves on the trees - made it so impressive. Ming's Tomb was impressive as well. This is a must see...  more »
  • We see the big city door, it is not the city gate, is the tombstone of Zhu Yuanzhang!! Of course, the tombstone is the tomb Higashitotsuka, but this tomb Higashitotsuka how is a mountain Ah!! Eco-Mountain Road can also have a War Horse patrol, hehe!! This is the story of my personal friends, it is interesting that in the modern democratic society, it is difficult to imagine that the world is only one person, the people who helped him to conquer the world were almost sad, and only one of them was fortunate to be in the woods, I did not love to read history, but the tour gave me a history lesson, Praise!!
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  • This tomb is much quieter and more serene than the Ming Tombs in Beijing because of the beautiful surrounding mountain. The blossom on the trees all around was out during our visit, I was told it was ...  more »
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