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Ming Tombs, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213, China
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fun to see

This was fun to see. The statues are interesting and the grounds are well kept and pretty. For... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
TomFromBellaire
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Bellaire, Texas
Fun and interesting

We enjoyed our walk along the Sacred Way seeing all the different stone animals. We couldn't help... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
County-Hunter
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Tacoma, WA
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Ming Tombs, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213, China
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

This was fun to see. The statues are interesting and the grounds are well kept and pretty. For some reason, this is not a stop for Chinese tours. So, there were not many people there which made it more pleasant for those of us who...More

Thank TomFromBellaire
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We enjoyed our walk along the Sacred Way seeing all the different stone animals. We couldn't help but join the throngs of tourists taking selfies at the various ones.

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back from the Wall . It's a longish walk featuring carved Generals and animals (both real and legendary). As far as I can remember the dead Emperors were carried this way on the way to their tombs.

Thank redscarfox
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The stone carving was amazing (given the time period and tools available). The walk allows you to appreciate a quieter time and examine yourself as well as your surroundings. Not a major attraction for most but it was enjoyable.

Thank shufflingRay
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide really pushed this place. After a long day on the wall we were pretty tired. Honestly- I wish we would have skipped this and just gone home. It was basically a walk-way with a lot of really cool marble statues along the...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Twenty-four stone animals guard the Sacred Way, the road the emperors (Heaven’s sons) came and went back. There are 24 stone animals of six kinds: lion, camel, elephant, xiezhi (a mythological unicorn), qilin and horse. Qilin is one of the four divine animals. The other...More

Thank RayParks
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