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Introduction to DingLing Tomb

The 4,000 square meter (13,000 square feet) Underground Palace at Ding Ling, rediscovered in 1956, was the burial place of Emperor WanLi (reign 1572-1620), his wife and his favorite concubine.

Construction of the burial chamber at DingLing commenced before the emperor was 20 years old.

It is a vast marble vault, buried 27m (88 ft) underground and divided into five large chambers.

Admission: 60 yuan in summer; 40 yuan in winter; 8:30am till 5pm.

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