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Shanghai Museum

Porcelain plate in Shanghai Museum

Shanghai Museum is to the south of the People's Square in the downtown area. The construction area of the museum is about 40,000 square meters, and attracts many visitors.

The Shanghai Museum building has a circular upper storey but square ground floor. Seen from a distance, the entire structure is just like an ancient Chinese bronze, providing you with a very different impression of the building. What makes Shanghai Museum different from others in the world is that it integrates traditional culture and spirit into the whole construction in an exquisite way.

Chinese furniture, Shanghai Museum 

Shanghai Museum has an immense collection of Chinese ancient art. There are altogether, over 120,000 precious cultural relics stored in this museum, including bronzes, chinaware, calligraphy, paintings, bamboo and wooden lacquer works, and so on. The most distinctive collections are bonzes, chinawares, calligraphy and paintings. Shanghai Museum is renowned for its rich collections and their high quality. It is ready to welcome all from home and abroad.

Admission Fee: Free; CNY 20 for special exhibition
Opening Hours: 9:00 to 17:00
Recommended Time for a Visit: One and a half hours
Route: 574, 112, 123, 71, 934, 145, 46
Subway No. 1
Tunnel No. 6

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