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Shanghai Museum, China

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Distance from city center: 1.7mi
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added on the 19th of October, 2010
If you are interested in Chinese history, art and culture (or if you simply want a flash course in it), there is one place that you absolutely must not miss: the Shanghai Museum. You will need quite a bit of time to see all of it, so plan an entire day for visiting the museum.

The museum building is an attraction in itself: a sprawling five-story structure designed by a local architect, who wanted to make it look like a ding, an ancient bronze pot. There are several galleries within the museum, all of them showcasing some aspect of Chinese history or art, from ceramics, sculpture, furniture to calligraphy and seals.

325号 Nanjing West Rd, Huangpu, Shanghai, China


Opening Hours:
9:00 to 17:00

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