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Western Han Nanyue King Tomb Museum
By admin on 2015-03-04

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Taking the Western Han Nanyue King Tomb Museum as the center, the whole museum covers a total area of 14,000 meters. The comprehensive exhibition building stands at the east of the tomb, and the main exhibition at the north. These three building are connected with each other by cloister. Now there are ten exhibition halls in the museum.

As the witness of change and development of Guangzhou City, the Western Han Nanyue King Tomb Museum has a history more than 2,100 years. It is the tomb of Zhao Mei who was the grandson of the second King of Southern Yue Kingdom. Western Han Nanyue King Tomb Museum is known as the largest stone chamber tomb found south of the Five Ridges. More than 1,000 burial objects have been excavated, of which many are rare treasures with the strong features of south. The Western Han Nanyue King Tomb Museum was designed based on the structure of tomb that is unearthed in 1983, serving as a protection and famous for its elegant appearance. The unearthed cultural relics of southern Yue Kingdom are displayed in the main building. You also have a chance to see the rare porcelain pillow donated by Yang's couple.


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