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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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  • An archaeological site really interesting and with ... few people! Tomb of Emperor Ming with numerous terracotta statuettes that effigiano not just warriors, but objects and situations of everyday life, housed in the ditches of burial, covered by glass. Very impressive place with excellent ambience and lighting: not to be missed, if you go to see the Terracotta Army (on the way).
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  • Worth to spend sometime to visit even the scale of the site is much smaller compare to Qing Emperor. Here we can see many smaller animal and small figures of people in the tomb. When I was here just l...  more »
  • After the experience of the Terracotta Warriors, this was a really interesting place to visit, smaller in scale but you are better able to understand the whole tomb layout because of this