The Ming Tombs, covering a hilly area of 40 acres in northwest of Beijing, thirteen of Ming Emperors were buried in this royal necropolis, the Spirit Way or Sacred Way lined by the guardian statues of 24 animals and 12 officials.

Dingling is a mausoleum in China where emperor Wanli, together with his two empresses Wang Xijie and Dowager Xiaojing, was buried. Dingling is one of the thirteen imperial tombs at Ming tombs in Changping district 45 km north of central Beijing.