Located seven kilometers to the east of Guilin city at the foot of Rao Mountain, this imperial mausoleum site is the resting place of eleven princes of the Jingjiang family. They were all descendants of Taizu, the first emperor of the Ming dynasty. Hundreds of other court functionaries and relatives of the princes are also buried here.
The site is arranged on classical lines, with a sacred way flanked by statues of animals and officials, and the halls and palaces are arranged with a careful view to orientation and alignment. One tomb – that of the third prince and his consort – has been excavated. Among the artifacts on display are gold, silver, jade, pottery, porcelain and other antiques, including a magnificent porcelain vase decorated with plum blossoms.