Museums in China

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Hong Kong Space Museum

Amazing stimulation activities.....giving a change to experience life in space.
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Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

A few walks and a little shopping in the city after our brunch and we headed for late lunch before going to The Peak for Madame Tussauds wax museum. This place is packed with people and non stop queue. *Tips : To minimise your waiting time to get up The Peak, purchase the Madame Tussauds and tram ticket online! If I'm not mistaken, there are even discount for online purchase.
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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

4. The terracotta army in Xi’anThis is another famous landmark in China that has come to be associated with China. It was a buried wonder for over 2000 years till some farmers accidentally uncovered the archeological wonder which is now regarded as a World Heritage Site. It depicts hundreds of life size models of army that triumphed over all the other Chinese armies in the Warring states period and were a decisive factor in forming a united China. The structure has a factor of mystique raising questions about why it was built.
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Songzhuang Art Community

I then went to Songzhuang art colony which is I have a complete bias for. It is located in Tongzhou District and is the most famous and biggest artist community in Beijing. Painters, sculptors, performing artists, musicians, composers, writers, photographers, name it and you will meet them all in this single colony. It is in true sense home to about thousand artists. It used to be a laid back quite town but has today managed to emerge as the most sought after centre in China’s contemporary art scene. A tranquil place where all dreamers live next to each other! If you are looking for an environment blessed for deep inner contemplation then Songzhuang is what you are looking for. It is the best place to meet the artists, learn some of their struggles and stories of great achievements. You can begin your trip with a visit to the Artists Reception Center on Xiaopu Jie at the village square or to the Songzhuang Art Museum off Xiaopu Jie in northern Songzhuang.
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China Art Museum

Address: 161, ShangnanRd., near Guozhan Rd., Pudong, Shanghai Metro Station: Line 8, China Art Museum Timings: 9:00-17:00 Admission: Free This newcomer on the scene displaying modern Chinese art is housed in the former China pavilion of the 2010 Shanghai Expo. Spread across a mammoth 166,000 square meters, it is the largest art museum in Asia. Artists showcasing include the likes of He Tianjian and Lin Fengmian. Drop by if you want to see the best of Chinese modern art.
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798 Art Zone

This is one of the most famous places that has successfully attracted many artists, poets and painters over the years whether Chinese or from other parts of the world. It is also known as Dashanzi Art District and is 18 km away from the first stop. It is one of the biggest and celebrated art area in Beijing. The area has its roots in the abandoned factory buildings. The art area of 798 can trace back to 2003, when an abandoned factory was rented to a freelance painter, who opened his own art gallery. 798 refer to the name of the factory. The spacious site is a welcome for art galleries and ambitious projects. It goes without saying that 798 has become a hub of contemporary art in modern Beijing. It is a well suited area for art galleries. A walk down the area will help you see the preserved appearance of old factories, rusty steel construction or abandoned site. It is like reliving the past of 798 factory in the old city of Beijing. Today this place holds top quality exhibitions, quaint museums, cafes, cinema screening films most days. It is perfect example of upholding traditions in a modern city. The rustic charm that it endorses truly made it one of my favourite places in the city.
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Potala Palace

9. The Potala palace present in LhasaThe palace in Potala is famous in Tibet and is a part of the UNESCO world heritage site since 1994. This place has artifacts in relation to the Tibetan history, culture and religion as well as art. It is popularly known for its precious murals, antiques, sculptures, and ancient precious jewelry, scriptures that is housed within.
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