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History Museum

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
The History Museum is in a temple originally dedicated to Ming dynasty general Shi Kefa. The patriotic Shi became a Ming hero when he resisted the Qing troops who invaded Yangzhou and later executed him. This museum houses a collection of paintings and calligraphy by the Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou. These artists developed a spontaneous and modern style of evoking the traditional subjects of bamboo, rocks, pines and flowers. Other special exhibits include a wooden boat retrieved from the Grand Canal and believed to be over 1,000 years old and also a funeral suit made of 500 pieces of jade. In addition there are also jade household items, embroidery and lacquered works.
The History Museum justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. The refreshing milieu, best geographical environment and the best quality of life around The History Museum offers the most pleasant site for tourists to enjoy their vacations. Its beauty and place in history captivates, and many visitors return again and again.

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