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The Stone Animals, also referred as the Sacred Street is part of the extended Ming Tomb complex... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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If you were to visit the Ming tombs, you have to travel along the Sacred Way that leads up to the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Della G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Stone Animals, also referred as the Sacred Street is part of the extended Ming Tomb complex, although they are situated in a distance that require transport by car or bus to take you there. It is a long straight path, a few hundred meters,...More

Thank Sofi N
Reviewed 31 May 2018

If you were to visit the Ming tombs, you have to travel along the Sacred Way that leads up to the tomb of the Changling masoleum The stone animals are the guardians that flank both sides of the pathway. This does not only include the...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This was a neat walk way to see. Your driver dropped us off with our guide and then picked us up at the other end. Impressive garden and stone statues. I’m guessing this is very beautiful in the summertime.

Thank Debra R
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We are on a tour and were brought here after we left The Ming Tomb and it is gorgeous and so peaceful as you stroll from one end to the other. The statues are 600 yrs old, some real, some mythical.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is the sacred way the site of the burial vaults of the emperors . Really worth a visit as the emperors are guarded by their soldiers and generals as well as the camels and lions. Very relaxing not at all busy.

Thank td2traveller
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This was fun to see. The statues are interesting and the grounds are well kept and pretty. For some reason, this is not a stop for Chinese tours. So, there were not many people there which made it more pleasant for those of us who...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We enjoyed our walk along the Sacred Way seeing all the different stone animals. We couldn't help but join the throngs of tourists taking selfies at the various ones.

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back from the Wall . It's a longish walk featuring carved Generals and animals (both real and legendary). As far as I can remember the dead Emperors were carried this way on the way to their tombs.

Thank redscarfox
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The stone carving was amazing (given the time period and tools available). The walk allows you to appreciate a quieter time and examine yourself as well as your surroundings. Not a major attraction for most but it was enjoyable.

Thank shufflingRay
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide really pushed this place. After a long day on the wall we were pretty tired. Honestly- I wish we would have skipped this and just gone home. It was basically a walk-way with a lot of really cool marble statues along the...More

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