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Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), Xi'an

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Located at Zhangjiawan Village near the city, Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling) represents a tomb for the noteworthy emperor Liu Qi of the Han Dynasty (206 BCE-24 CE) and his empress Wang. Built in 153 CBE, the site covers a vast area of 20 sq km (7.7 sq mi) and contains an abundance of magnificent cultural relics. As you arrive, explore many of mausoleum's attractions such as the emperor's and empress' tomb, the ceremonial site, the burial pits, and the graveyard of human sacrifices. The entire site was arranged in strict order, signifying the importance of social structure and respect for the hierarchy. You can also visit the museum which showcases many excavated artifacts, including pottery warriors, animals, chariots, and other archaeological finds. Arrange your visit to Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Xi'an using our Xi'an itinerary maker.
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  • Jingdi's terra cotta people are his citizens, and the ceramic and bronzes are worth the trip, for the archaeologically inclined. 
  • Many visitors to Xi'an head straight for the Terracotta Warriors - and why not - but a visit to the excavations/museum for Emperor Jingdi helps with understanding how and why they came about. The loca...  read more »
  • The world famous site of the Terracotta warriors is superb.You can get quite close to the figures. The site is vast and swarming with visitors but definitely world class. 
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