• Ming Tombs
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Ming Tombs

Type: Historic Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Attractions & Activities: Located about 50 kilometers northwest of Beijing city center, The Ming Dynasty Tombs are a must-do for history buffs. Spare at least half day touring this massive 40-square-kilometer necropolis,...  Read More
Tours and Excursions, Outdoor Activities: A must-do for all history buffs, the Ming Tombs are often combined with the Great Wall as a one-day tour. There are 13 Ming Dynasty imperial tombs in this 40sq km (15 sq mile) necropolis, situated at...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Summer (Apr - Oct): Daily 8am-5:30pm
  • Winter (Nov - Mar): Daily 8:30am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • one tomb CNY45

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "For tourists on a tight schedule, many local travel agencies offer day trips to cover both the Badaling Great Wall and the Ming Dynasty Tombs."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The 40-square-kilometer necropolis contains the tombs of 13 Chinese emperors of the Ming Dynasty over a span of about 200 years.

  • Tours and Excursions: "A bit on the touristy side, don't go unless you've already seen other attractions and have had your fill."

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