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Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), Xi'an

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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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  • This museum is a must-see when in Xian. The underground museum feels almost ghostly and is very educational (especially compared to the Terracotta Warriors). Take a walk to the South Tower for a small...  more »
  • Was super easy to catch bus #4, and we happened to be the only passengers lol Museum is great, very well maintained. Little figurines of animas are truly incredible. The site was empty as well, so we ...  more »
  • They have not unearthed this tomb, but your imagination would run wild of what could be inside this house of the first emperor.  more »