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Western Xia Mausoleum

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
The Western Xia Mausoleum is situated on the eastern slope of Helanshan, in the western suburbs of Yinchuan. This burial chamber contains the tombs of emperors of the Western Xia dynasty that lasted from 1038 to 1227, tombs of emperors and some 140 annex tombs are spread all through the area. Each tomb is a full structure that includes sacred walls, watchtowers, halls, stele pavilions and pagodas and some are as big as 100,000 square meters. So far only 1 tomb and 4 annex tombs have been excavated.
The Western Xia Mausoleum is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place will leave a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justify the proud cultural tradition of China.

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