The Mausoleum of the Yellow Emperor is located on Qiao Mountain in Huangling County near Yan'an. The Yellow Emperor is regarded as the ancestor of Chinese civilization. The mausoleum is surrounded by ancient evergreen trees which have been protected for generations. In addition to the mausoleum, the site is also home to the Xuanyuan Temple, which is named after the Yellow Emperor's personal name Xuanyuan. It was constructed during the Han dynasty and is surrounded by a number of ancient evergreen trees, one of which is believed to have been planted by the Emperor himself 5,000 years ago.