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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 park which contains the Ming Tomb as well as the Sacred Pathway is stunning. The gardens are maintained to a higher level than any other I've seen in China and are magnificent, with many differen...  more »
  • I went to this tomb with a colleague on his first visit to China. Even though it was my third visit, I still find the sight of the final wall and building to be breath-taking. Sadly it was pouring whe...  more »
  • 在鐘山國家風景區內,可以和中山陵一起同遊,有很完善的交通接駁車可以到達,要注意閉館時間,如果時間比較晚要先去看宮殿,再去看神道。