Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Western Tombs of Qing Dynasty

Lying at the foot of Yongning Mountain in Yixian County, Hebei Province, Western Tombs of Qing Dynasty is about 140 kilometers from Beijing. These tombs were first constructed in 1730 with an area of 800 square kilometers. Within the vsat tomb area stand Tailing Mausoleum of Emperor Jiaqing, Muling Mausoleum of Emperor Daoguang, Chongling Mausoleum of Emperor Guangxu, and other tombs of imperial concubines, princesses and princes of Qing Dynasty.

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