The Ming Tombs

The Ming Tombs, world cultural heritage, national key cultural relics protection units, national key scenic spots, national AAAAA level tourist attractions.

After the founding of the People's Republic of China, in order to protect this cultural relics and historic sites, the government began to carry out maintenance from the early days of liberation and protected the Ming Tombs as national key cultural relics.

The Ming Tombs are located in the northwestern suburbs of Beijing ,about fifty kilometers from the city. They are the tombs of thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368----1644 A.D).

Dingling is the tomb of the tenth emperor of the Ming Dynasty and his two empresses. Its underground palace was the first of the underground structures excavated between 1956 and 1957.

Dingling consists of five chambers, all built of stone. Its total area is 1,195 square metres. The Ante-chamber and the Central Chamber are 7.2 metres high each. Two Side Chambers are 7.1 meters high each. In the Central Chamber there are three thrones The Back Chamber, 9.5 metres high, is the place where the coffins are kept.

The grave goods of Dingling number over 3,000 pieces in all, including gold, silver, pearls, jewels, jadeware, chinaware, lacquerware, silk goods.

ticket price
Off-season fare (November-March)
Ticket type Full ticket Half price ticket (student)
Coupon 100 yuan 50 yuan
Shenlu 20 yuan 10 yuan
Zhaoling 20 yuan 10 yuan
Changling 30 yuan 15 yuan
Dingling 40 yuan 20 yuan
High season fare (April-October)
The joint ticket is 135 yuan, and the specific fare is expected to be added to the tourists.

Opening hours
Attractions
High season time (April 1 to October 31 of each year)
Off-season time (from November 1st to March 31st of each year)

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