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Sacred Way

Sacred Way Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
The Sacred Way is part of the Ming Tombs complex. It is a long, straight path flanked by statues first of ancient government officials and then by animals.

The Sacred Way is the first scenic spot of the Ming Mausoleum,building up by stele mill,stele building,dragon and phoenix gate,etc.It is the mausoleum of the 13 emperors of Ming Dynasty.

Features
The Sacred Way means the road leading to heaven. On the both side of the road, there are special stone statues which are usually 12 human figures (including the general, civil officials and meritorious officials) and 24 animals which are lion, camel, elephant, xiezhi (a mythological unicorn), qilin (one of the four "divine animals, the other three are dragon, phoenix and tortoise), and horse.

Traffic:

Take flier No.345,919 to Changping North Street, then change bus No.5 stop at Huzhuang.

DCT Tips:

The Sacred Way was originally built to lead to the Changling mausoleum. Afterwards, twelve more mausoleums were built. It is a ten-minute bus ride from the Sacred Way to Changling.

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