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Tomb of Wangjian

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Saturday Museum Visit

Most sites in China are overcrowded on the weekend but this small museum was almost empty. The... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
howardr839
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Shu Kingdom with 1000 years history

A mausoleum in the center of Chengdu presenting the history of a 1000 years old kingdom. The ground... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
kai sang alexan... w
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Pretty boring her is you do not know the China history like me you have to do a lot of homework first

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wengloktoh
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Visiting on a Sunday afternoon, I had the place almost entirely to myself, which made for a bit of an eerie visit. The tomb itself is a long brick structure with a vaulted ceiling. It's all buried under a mound that has since sprouted dozens,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank hokenyu
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Most sites in China are overcrowded on the weekend but this small museum was almost empty. The tomb costs 20 RMB to enter and is worth it. It’s small so don’t expect too much and was rebuilt a few years ago. Ok for a nice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank howardr839
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A mausoleum in the center of Chengdu presenting the history of a 1000 years old kingdom. The ground of the mausoleum is well maintained with flowers and singing birds. There is also a museum behind the mausoleum worth visiting and admission free. It is a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Entry fee is 20rmb which is highly affordable. However it's a small venue. The venue gave a small introduction of the tomb and its construction. The highlight of the venue is the open display of the tomb of Wang Jian, the king of Shu kingdom...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TangCS74
Reviewed 21 May 2017

If i could give 3.5 stars, that would be ideal, but no 'half' stars possible. I give this place 4 because it's one of the few places that offer a cool tomb that you can walk right up to and see the whole construction and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank howardxp1
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

So glad we visited this site. A tomb of such historical significance in city center is amazing in itself. There is detailed information in both English & Chinese about its history. For 20 yuans, one gets to visit the tomb & the museum in the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 837louisek
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Yongling mausoleum of Wang Jiang Emperor was built during Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period in Former Shu Kingdom. Today, the tomb is one of the unique examples of tombs architecture of that time. Yongling mausoleum consists of the complex museum, which permanent exhibition presents...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Наталия И
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Tomb of a local tyrant king. Worth visiting for those with a cultural interest. Interesting statues, too good and detailed to be original, show the way to the tomb mount that can be visited. Small exhibition hall to the right. After the tomb, go round...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank szresident
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

For rmb20, the site is at most a 30min affair. The excavated tomb is the best part. It is above ground, dug into a mould. The entire length is less than 100m. There is no wall fresco, but look out for the sculptures at feet...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank femmemme
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