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National Treasures- A Prince's tomb and a world of treasures Part 1

06-14-2011 01:18 BJT

 

Zhongxiang City was once named Yingzhou and Anluzhou in the ancient times. It was home to four princes in different periods in the Ming Dynasty.As the birthplace of the Emperor Jiajing, Zhongxiang was glorified in the 46-year reign of the emperor and was one of Ming's three municipalities that also included Nanjing (Yingtianfu) and Beijing (Shuntianfu). Today, the co-burial tomb that Emperor Jiajing built for his parents attracts tourists from all over the world with its spectacular architecture. But it was little known that before Jiajing's father was appointed as Prince Xing in Zhongxiang, there was another prince there- Liangzhuang.

National Treasures Part 1- A Prince's tomb and a world of treasures

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