Wednesday, June 24, 2009

This Is What An Unexcavated Qing Dynasty Tomb Looks Like

Before the Qings moved their capital to Beijing, it was Shenyang that was the home base of their dynasty. Because of this, the city has its own imperial palace, a kind of mini-Forbidden City, as I understand it. Shenyang is also the final resting place for the first few Qing emperors. One can only wonder what treasures are still buried underground in these tombs. For me, this mystery is part of the allure of the place. Here's one vote to leave things just the way they are...

~Steve

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