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Check out the astonishing National Museum of China

03.31.2011
Topic Asian Travel

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Vacationers who are looking for an amazing Asia travel experience may want to plan a trip to Beijing, China. The vibrant city is home to a number of exquisite restaurants and stunning cultural facilities.

A top destination that travellers may want to visit is the National Museum of China, which reopened on April 1. After undergoing an extensive renovation for almost four years, the property is now welcoming tourists to explore its stunning collection of artifacts.

Guests can admire more than 620,000 objects in the museum's permanent art collection. Other highlights include a vessel from the Shang Dynasty known as "Simuwu Ding," which is the heaviest ancient bronze item in the world.

To celebrate the reopening, the museum is now displaying 91 Chinese Buddha statues and 100 artworks by Pan Tianshou, Li Keran and Huang Zhou, according to Xinhuanet.

The National Museum of China's curator, Chen Lvsheng, said that art enthusiasts and museum-goers will enjoy the property's exhibitions and claimed that visitors should plan on spending the day at the facility as there is a lot to explore.