The Western Xia King Mausoleum is located in the west of Yinchuan City, Ningxia, China, near Helan Mountain in the west and Yinchuan Plain in the east.
In our country, there is an ancient imperial tomb, called the Eastern Pyramid, this tomb is Western Xia tombs. So this is called the Eastern Pyramid of the royal tomb, in which part of our country? Let’s find out together.
Xixia tomb is located in the piedmont pluvial fan zone.
The Western Xia Mausoleum was built from the beginning of the 11th century to the beginning of the 13th century, because the Western Xia Mausoleum was influenced by Buddhist architecture in the Central Plains, and the architectural characteristics of the tomb show the intersection of Dangxiang, Han and other architectural cultures.
The King’s Mausoleum Area covers an area of about 58 square kilometers, the core area of which is about 21 square kilometers, and the core area is home to nine imperial tombs.
Because the foundation of the Western Xia Mausoleum is good, it has safely escaped several large earthquakes in the northwest region in history. In addition, the area where the cemetery is located has less rainfall all the year round, and there is almost no flash floods. These natural conditions are conducive to the protection of the Western Xia Mausoleum.
The tomb passage of the Western Xia tombs sets the entrance inside the dedication hall, which is unique among all the emperor tombs in my country, because all the emperor tombs will hide the entrance of the tomb passage.