Shanghai Museum at People's Square

Shanghai Museum Shanghai Shanghai Region
The Shanghai Museum, located at the People's Square, houses collections of over 120,000 pieces and some are of national importance. This modern construction in the shape of cauldron of Chinese antiquity traces the history of various Chinese arts in an innovative way.

An Excellent Museum 

This museum is a must-see during your visit in Shanghai. Located on People´s Square, it is a very modern building in the form of a cauldron used in ancient China, which symbolizes "a round sky and square earth". It houses a collections of over 120,000 pieces, including bronzes, ceramics, paintings, calligraphy, jades and many more. Several items are of national importance including one of three extant specimens of a “transparent” bronze mirror. The treasures with unparalleled beauty will make your visit worthy and meaningful. It is also possible to admire a collection of 200,000 books of ancient history and culture of Chinese art in Shanghai Museum. .

The People´s Square 

The people´s square is one of the cultural symbols of Shanghai along with the park sharing the same name. Spreading out of Shanghai center, the People´s Square, People´s Park and the Shanghai Museum, the Shanghai Grand Theatre and many other buildings represent the history and charming aspect of this cultural and commercial center. The remains of a formerly famous hippodrome may be found at northeast of the square. The Government redeveloped the site into People´s Square and People´s Park as well as new buildings. Inside the basement, it houses one of the largest metro stations and a vast underground shopping mall.

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