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Suzhou 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.

Suzhou Museum is situated at the Northeast Road of Suzhou City in Jiangsu Province, at the site of the Residence of Li Xiucheng, a leader of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Uprising. Covering a space of 8,000 square meters, the Museum is divided into three lines east, west and central. It's one of the significant cultural relics units under the state protection.

The Museum houses more than 15,000 cultural relics, with a collection of paintings, calligraphy, ceramics and other artifacts, among which there are 247 pieces of the first grade, more than 70,000 volumes of documents and over 20,000 inscriptions. Suzhou Museum was previously the residence of a Taiping leader, Li Xiucheng. It houses an attractive collection of Qing dynasty sculptures and silk embroidery, as well as relics unearthed Suzhou region including bronze swords and household items.

There is a space of 2,200 square meters for exhibition and the basic exhibitions include Suzhou History Display spanning the Paleolithic Age to the Qing Dynasty, showing three development peaks of Suzhou's economy in the Spring and Autumn Period, the Tang and Song dynasties, the Ming and Qing dynasties, as well as the gestation of capitalism in the Ming and Qing period.
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