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Mancheng Han Tomb

4.3/5
383 Reviews
Cemetery
Closed Open from 1/1-12/31,8:30am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: Zhongshan West Road, Mancheng District, Baoding City
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Phone: 0312-7072035 0312-7160188

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Mancheng Han Tomb, also known as Zhongshan Jingwang Tomb, is located on the Mausoleum of Mancheng District, Baoding City, Hebei Province. It is the tomb of Zhongshan Jingwang Liu Sheng and his wife Dou Wan in the Western Han Dynasty. In February of the fourth year of Yuanding, Emperor Wu of the Western Han Dynasty (113 BC), Liu Shengxuan and Dou Wan were buried four years after Yuanding of the Western Han Dynasty and before the first year of Taichu, that is, between 113 and 104 BC. The Han tombs in Mancheng are horizontal cave-style "cliff tombs", all of which are built with a mountain as a mausoleum. The layout of the Han tombs in Mancheng are similar in their layout, and they are composed of six parts: the tomb passage, the corridor, the north ear chamber, the south ear chamber, the middle chamber and the back chamber. The tomb is also equipped with an elaborate anti-theft and drainage system. The tombs of the two tombs are huge, and the burial objects are luxurious and luxurious. More than 10,000 pieces of gold, silver, bronze, iron, jade, stone, pottery, lacquer, silk and other relics have been unearthed, including "golden thread jade clothing" and "long" "Institution lanterns", "Wrong gold copper Boshan furnace" and other utensils. The Mancheng Han Tomb is one of the hundred great archaeological discoveries in the 20th century in China, and it occupies an important position in the history of Chinese archaeology. As a large-scale cliff cave tomb of the princes and kings of the Han Dynasty, the tomb of the Han Dynasty in Mancheng is large and well-preserved. The cultural relics unearthed from the tomb fully reflect the highly developed material civilization during the heyday of the Western Han Dynasty and the wisdom and creativity of the working people at that time . The discovery of Han tombs in Mancheng reveals the tomb structure and burial system of princes and kings in the Western Han Dynasty, and provides important material materials for studying the development of smelting, casting, lacquerware, textiles and other handicrafts and arts and crafts in the Han Dynasty.

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  • beijingheart
    beijingheart
    Beijing
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    Han Tomb Caves

    We visited these two tombs which are about 100 yards apart up a small mountain. There is a cable car ride up and down - around 15 minutes at 50 RMB. Entrance to the site is 40 RMB. These tombs were cl...

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  • YorkHiker
    YorkHiker
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    Cable car up to two 2,000 year old tombs inside cliff caves.

    The two amazing Han tombs were found in the 1970s, and would be considered a huge find in the UK. The tombs are located inside of a cliff face, and can be reached by cable car. There are a few other s...

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Mancheng Han Tomb is located in Zhongshan West Road, Mancheng District, Baoding City. It is the tomb of Zhongshan Jing Emperor Liu Sheng and the queen Dou Yu of the Western Han Dynasty. The Mancheng Han Tomb is excavated in the mountain rock. The structure is complex and the scale is grand. It is the tomb of the Han Dynasty tombs found in China, which is relatively intact, complex in structure and large in scale. There is also a sculpture of Gilt Bronze Human-Shaped Lamp on the square below the mountain, which can be photographed.
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