The Museum of the Nanyue King of Western Han Dynasty
The Museum of the Nanyue King of Western Han Dynasty is located on Jiefang Bei Road in Guangzhou. The Museum is the oldest and largest Han tomb with the most funerary objects in Lingnan Area. As one of the 80 famous museums in the world, it covers 14,000 square meters with 10 exhibition halls, is the most precious historical cultural heritage of Guangzhou. The second Nanyue King Zhao Mo’s tomb, discovered in 1983, is the earliest stone tomb with painting in the area of South China. More than one thousand relics were unearthed from the intact tomb. The silk-sewn-jade garment which made up of 2,291 pieces of jade is one of the major archaeological discoveries in China. In addition, the oldest and largest folding screen used in China is also here, as are two of the world's oldest bronze patterns for textile stamping. Foreign articles excavated in the mausoleum indicate that Guangzhou was an ancient Marine Silk Road starting point. Usually, 2-3 hours will be suggested for visiting.