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Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

No.867 Jiefang North Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510030, China
+86 20 3618 2920
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No.867 Jiefang North Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510030, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to escape the noise and crowds of the city, this museum is a great option. Don’t expect a King Tut-style spectacle. The permanent collection consists of a well laid out display of tomb artifacts and the tomb itself. In early May 2018,...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The Nanyue King's Tomb is located only a few blocks from the Dongfang Hotel and Marriott within the Yuexiu District. From the outside, the museum does not seem like much, but once you get inside, you are amazed at how much is in there. The...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Easy to get to using the MTR system and the only site I have visited where it is possible to actually walk down into the tomb area

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The mausoleum of a Western Han Dynasty king has a beautiful museum built around it that not only provides an informative context, but sets it off from the rest of the noisy, busy city, so one might feel a little bit of what it might...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Have been to this museum twice. Great collection of Chinese culture and ancestry relics. learned a lot.Nice shop at end.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

It must have been the find of a lifetime when construction workers discovered this tomb. What an amazing story and incredible display of artifacts and relics. You only pay RMB12 to get in and it is well worth the trip.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

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 video about the findings and a...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

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 own independent kingdom. There is an enormous variety of jade...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This museum is easily accessible by train, getting off at Xuexiu station, then a 5 minute walk, heading past the China Hotel and then the seven-11 convenience store, then a little further! Entry 10 RMB. About half the exhibits have an English transcript, and brochures...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Had an excellent time here. There’s tonne of things to learn and look at, the displays are brilliant and the items on show are incredible to see. The actual tomb is fantastic to walk through, and you can spend hours inside and outside the building....More

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