Jingjiang Princes Palace was a castle and
the home of one of the enthroned princes of the Ming
Dynasty. The castle is located downtown Guilin city,
with an area of 6,100 square meters, and the Solitary
Beauty Peak, is a tall mountain peak that's located
inside the JingJiang Palace. The Solitary Beauty Peak
is a very famous scenic spot in the city, and it was
known as the "sky supporting pillar".
China's largest existing ancient tomb group
is the seignior Mingjing ancient tomb group in Guilin,
Guangxi province . It is located in the south-west of
Yaoshan mountain. 15 kilometers long from north to south
and 7 kilometers from east to west, covers an area of
one hundred and five square kilometers.
In 1370, the emperor Zhu yuan zhang appointed
his grand nephew the seignior of Guilin. The nephew
and his posterity rules Guilin for 280 years. Most of
them buried in Mingjing ancient tomb group after their
death. There are over 300 tombs.
The most representative tomb is the tomb
of the third generation Zhuzhuojin and his wife- Zhuang
Jian Tomb, which built in the Yongle reign, covers an
area of 58,000 square meters.
In 1984, under the old tomb palace hall
was rebuilt, again the 500 years old tomb palace reappeared.
It is stone and bricks structure, green glazed tile
and red walls. 12 pairs of stone statues are displayed
on both sides of the road to the hills.