Top 10 attractions in Hubei,China

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  Xianling Mausoleum of Ming Dynasty (明显陵)

Xianling Mausoleum of Ming Dynasty [Xinhua]

Located in Chunde Mountain, 7.5 kilometers north of Zhongxiang County, Xianling Mausoleum was the mausoleum of Zhu Youyuan and his wife, the parents of Emperor Shizong of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It was built in fourteenth year of Zhengde Reign (1519) and was completed in 1540. Covering an area of 183.13 hectares, it is surrounded by red walls 6 meters high and 1.8 meters in width. On both sides of the passageway there are various kinds of animals, including lions, elephants, unicorns and sitting and standing horses. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Admission: 50 yuan

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