Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King, Guangzhou

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Step back 2,000 years into Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King, a cultural institution housing the tomb of Nanyue King Zhao Mo, designated a Major National Historical Site in 1996. Ruling between 137 BCE and 122 BCE, Zhao Mo was buried with an impressive array of treasures, with excavations discovering more than 1,000 burial artifacts, including a chariot, musical instruments, and human remains (15 servants were buried alive with the king to serve him in the afterlife). The silk and jade garment the king was buried in, made up of 2,291 pieces of jade, represents one of the main highlights of the large museum. Using our international travel planner, Guangzhou attractions like Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was a great and interesting place to visit. The tomb and The items found in the items found in the tomb are on the 3rd floor. I really enjoyed the various displays. It is possible to watch a vide...  more »
  • Not unearthed until the mid 1970's this museum is built on location where the tomb was found during a construction project. this part of Guangdong was not incorporated into the Han dynasty and was its...  more »
  • Every time I come to friends and colleagues, has come to admire. Place in history. Tour prior to watching the video, seen as a preliminary knowledge and more enjoyable.
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