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Tombs of Prince Jingjiang



Tombs of Prince Jingjiang is located at the foot of Mt. Yao, seven kilometers from Guilin City. It is an imperial mausoleum site where eleven princes of the Jingjiang Family during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) are buried. It has 300 carved stones and 300 tombs of members of the Prince Jingjiang including eleven princes, their wives, and generals, etc. The group of tombs is regarded as the largest and best-preserved group of tombs of the Ming Dynasty princes.

The group of tombs, covering an area of 105 sq.km, is enclosed by a rectangular red wall. A grand sacred way leads to the inner palace with various animal and official stone statues on each side. In 1983, the government repaired the mausoleum and opened it to visitors. Excavated items include gold, silver, jade, pottery, porcelain and other antiques.




 
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