Museum of China Wang

On August 26, 2011, in Ancient Houses & Courtyards, Chinese Towns & Villages, Museums, Shanxi, by Jack Li

China Wang’s Museum is located in the Hongmen Bao architecture complex of Wang’s Grand Courtyard, which is in Lingshi County of Shanxi Province. Wang’s Grand Courtyard now covers an area of 3500 square meters and it’s the only museum of Wang’s family culture at home and broad. There are 261 kinds of Wang’s family trees […]

Shanghai Municipal History Museum

On August 25, 2011, in Museums, Places of Interest, Shanghai, by Jack Li

Shanghai Municipal History Museum is the specialized museum to introduce the development history of Shanghai over the past century. It is situated in the Lingmi Hall of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Its display area is over 6,000 squares. On May 12, it was officially opened. The museum is a creative history display which combined […]

Qin Terracotta Warriors Museum

On August 24, 2011, in Museums, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Qin Terracotta Warriors Museum has became a sensation since it opened up, and it is known as “the eighth wonder of the world” and is one of the most important archaeological finds. No.1, 2, 3 Warriors pit are a group of pits which buried with Emperor Qin. The three pits have about 8000 pottery warriors […]

Female Culture Zone

On August 19, 2011, in Museums, Other Places of Interest, Xi'an, by Jack Li

The Female Culture Zone is located in the north bank of Furong Pond. The Traditional Chinese Painting of Beautiful Women Museum and Caixia Pavilion are the representatives of the Female Culture Zone and demonstrate the Dang Dynasty style. The women in the Dang Dynasty brave and competed the world with men. The Wangchun House is […]

National Museum of China

On August 17, 2011, in Beijing, Museums, Must-sees, by Jack Li

China is full of culture and history, almost everything that you can see, smell, hear and taste in China has a story behind it. A great place to go to get background knowledge about it all is from museums and one of the most infamous ones in China is the National Museum of China. When […]

The Potala Palace Museum

On August 17, 2011, in Lhasa, Museums, Palaces, Tibet, by Jack Li

The Potala Palace Museum is located in the City of Snow on the foot of the Potala Palace. It is a three-floor building with a floor area of around 2000 square meters. Local government has spent more than 10 million on establishing the museum. It was not open to public until 2009. The whole museum […]

The Palace Museum Travel Tips

On August 12, 2011, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Museums, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Initially named Forbidden City, the Palace Museum was the imperial palace of Ming and Qing dynasty.  Located in the center of Beijing, it is a prominent work of ancient constructions.  At present, it is the largest and best preserved wooden building in the world. Best Time to the Palace Museum As Beijing lies in temperate […]

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The Gate of Devine Might

On August 12, 2011, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Museums, by Jack Li

The Gate of the Devine Might, the northern gate of the Forbidden City as well as the front door of the Palace Museum, was founded in 1420 (the 18th year of Emperor Yongle), with the name of Xuanwu Men in Ming Dynasty. Xuanwu is one of the ancient mythological beasts. According to ancient beliefs, Blue […]

The Palace Museum

On August 12, 2011, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Museums, Palaces, by Jack Li

The Palace Museum is located in the center of Beijing, formerly known as the Forbidden City. It was accomplished in the 18th year during the reign of Yongle Emperor in Ming dynasty (1420). It was the imperial palace in Ming and Qing dynasty. It is a unique masterpiece of ancient architecture and the largest, the […]

The Museum of Hanzhong

On July 21, 2011, in Hangzhou, Historical Relics, Museums, by Jack Li

The Museum of Hanzhong, opened as a public museum on November 9, 1958, is a comprehensive museum of local history among the Ten Museums of Shaanxi Province. All together the museum houses 12,000 items: 537 top rank items, 46 first class items, 85 second class items and 406 third class items. The most famous collections […]

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