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Han Yangling Museum

Han Yangling Museum Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
Han Yangling Museum is located at Zhangjiawan Village, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Xian City. It is a joint tomb of Liu Qi, a notable emperor of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-220AD), and his empress, Empress Wang.

It was built in the year 153 AD and covers an area of 20 square kilometers (4,942 acres). The tomb is devided into two sections, the museum and the excavation. In the museum, there are numerous terracotta figurines (over 50,000 were buried here), including eunuchs, servants, domesticated animals and even female cavalry on horseback. The figures oringinally had movable wooden arms (now gone) and were dressed in colourful silk robes. The site is also a magnificent and abundant cultural relic, comprising the emperor´s tomb, empress´tomb, the south and north burial pits, ceremonial site, human sacrifice graveyard and criminals´cemetery.

The mausoleum is neatly arranged, centered with the emperor´s tomb, revealing the strict hierarchical social structure. The Outside Pits Exhibition Hall was opened in 2006 and is the first underground museum in China.

Features
Han Yangling Museum is easily regarded as Xian´s most underrated highlight.

Traffic:

You can take a tour bus No.4,10 at Xinan Hospital.

DCT Tips:

Recommended time for a visit: 2 hours.

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