Saturday, December 15, 2007

Western Tombs of Qing Dynasty (Part 1)

Western Tombs of Qing Dynasty has a wonderful building groups, including over 1,000 halls, with a floor space of over 500,000 square meters. These buildings reflect the high workmanship of China's architectural art in the 18th century. The cemetery has luxuriantly growing trees and running streams, hence a tourist attraction near Beijing. Usually it needs half a day to take a tour of the scenic zone. As part of the imperial mausoleums of Qing Dynasty, the Western Tombs have been included in the World Heritage List by the UNESCO.

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