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Shanghai Children's Palace

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 Shanghai Children's Palace provides after school education for gifted children. Located on West Yanan Road in central Shanghai, it was founded in 1953 by Song Qingling. Children participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities including music, dance, art, model making, science, technology and computer science. The palace hosts many art performances and science and technology contests which attracts thousands of youngsters. This Children's Palace is housed in a grand building that was once known as the Marble House. Built between 1918 to 1931, it has marble lined hallways, wide curving staircases and a large front hall complete with ornate fireplaces, grand chandeliers and French windows.
Shanghai Children's Palace is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of China. Shanghai Children's Palace adds to the beauty of China and this fact has consolidated along with abroad tourists visiting the place, making it the most favorite holiday destination for most of the vacation lovers.

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