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Shanghai 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 Shanghai Museum was moved to its current site at the People's Square in 1995. This urn -shaped building is one of the most impressive new structures of the city. Inside, the museum houses a comprehensive collection of some of China's finest relics and artifacts paintings, bronzes, sculptures, ceramics, calligraphy, jade, imperial furniture, coins, seals and minority art.
The bronze collection, which dates from the 17th to 14th century Before Christ is said to be among the best in the world. The museum also has live demonstrations of ancient pottery making techniques. An excellent art library is also located there. One can visit this library with an appointment. The museum shop offers antiques as well as quality reproductions also.
The Shanghai Museum 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. The Shanghai Museum 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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