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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.

Address:
325号 Nanjing West Rd, Huangpu, Shanghai, China

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
9:00 to 17:00

 
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