Tomb of Chang Yuchun
The Tomb of Chang Yuchun (Chinese: 常遇春墓; pinyin: Cháng Yùchūn Mù) is the tomb of Chang Yuchun (1330–1369), a military general in late Yuan and early Ming dynasties. The tomb dates from 1369, and is located on Purple Mountain in Nanjing. There are stone horses, stone tigers, stone sheep and stone warriors in front of the tomb. It has been categorized as a "Major National Historical and Cultural Site in Jiangsu" by the State Council of China. In addition, the tomb was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2003 as an extension of the Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties site, for its outstanding preservation and its contribution to the medieval history of China.
|Tomb of Chang Yuchun|
|Location||Purple Mountain, Xuanwu District, Nanjing, Jiangsu|
|Grounds||2,500 m2 (27,000 sq ft)|
In May 2006, it was listed among the batch of "Major National Historical and Cultural Sites in Jiangsu" by the State Council of China.