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Tomb of Hairui

 Haikou Attractions

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Introduction to Tomb of Hairui (海瑞墓)

First you need to know what kind of person Hairui is. He was a Chinese official of the Ming Dynasty. In China he has been remembered as a model of honesty and integrity in office. Harry lifetime outspoken, is an outstanding statesman, the historic clean government.

The tomb was built in 1589 and it is said that when people was carrying Hairui's coffin, suddenly the rope broke, and then people decided that this should be the place. Hairui Tomb has an area of 7.4 acre. 

The middle part is a high archway on which is written "Yue Dong Zheng Qi" meaning Probity in Eastern Guangdong (Hainan is part of Guangdong in Ming Dynasty). The grave path is paved with granite and there are three memorials on the way. On the sides of the path leading to the tomb, there stands stone statue shaped like sheep, horses, lions, tortures, and human beings.

Hairui Tomb was completely built by granites at three meters and formed like an ancient bell. Evergreen trees are planted around the cemetery. Hairui Cultural Exhibit Hall is also in the cemetery.

East coast of Hainan has a tropical climate and tropical monsoon climate mixed, long summer without winter, moist all year round, the best tourist season from November to March of the following year, when the wind was howling when other places, but here is the school of sunny, leafy summer scene.Hainan West Coast area affected by cold ocean temperatures are lower than the East Coast.

Only pension after the death of silver and 8 two possessions, a few pieces of old robe, but left a "South Bao", "sea sky" reputation. Leave his coffin returned home that day, the citizens of Nanjing strike for several days to mourn him.

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Location

No.39 Qiuhai Avenue, Longhua District, Haikou, Hainan Province

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Main Sights

The tomb of Hairui, the exhibition hall of Hairui, Hairui Sculpture

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall 

Travel Information

Opening Hours: 8:00AM~5:30PM

Admission Fee: 10 Yuan

Visiting Time: 1~2 hours

Best Time to Visit: suitable to visit all year round

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Transportation 

Take Travel Line A and bus 2, 16, 19 in downtown Haikou to get there.

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Travel Tips 

It is good for you to visit the tomb to learn a little about Hairui the famous honest and upright official of Ming Dynasty in advance.


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