Sunday 9 September 2012

The Tomb of Prince Jingjiang, Guangxi 靖江王陵

The Tomb of Prince JingJiang, Guangxi 靖江王陵

( 3rd June 2008 )

The Tomb of Prince Jingjiang is an imperial mausoleum in which eleven princes of the Jingjiang Family were buried during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It is located on the western foothills of the Yao Mountain on the eastern part of Guilin.

The entrance to the mausoleum from a distance

According to our guide the writings on this plaque is an ominous one indicating the end of the Ming dynasty

Stone carvings of a court official with his horse

The mystical and auspicious pi xiu 貔貅

A side view of the pi xiu 貔貅

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