Sunday, May 6, 2007

The Ming Tombs (Part ii)

ChangLing (Chang Mausoleum)
Originally uploaded by Pinocure.

Changling Mausoleum contains the remains of Emperor Chengzu Zhu Di of Ming Dynasty. It is the first and biggest tomb, and occupies the central position of the area.

The ground buildings of Changling Mausoleum include the Hall of Prominent Favor, Soul Tower and Precious Dome. The Hall of Prominent Favor is the main building in the mausoleum for holding sacrificial rites.

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