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Palace Museum website overwhelmed by night tour demand
Palace Museum website overwhelmed by night tour demand
Night view of Palace Museum "Palace Museum will extend its opening hours to the evening for the first time for two consecutive nights in celebration of this year's Lantern Festival," museum curator Shan Jixiang said at an event on Saturday.The m
2019-4-24 11:54
Donation enables palace renovation
Donation enables palace renovation
Shan Jixiang (left), director of the Palace Museum, and Ng Chee Siong, head of real estate conglomerate Sino Group, shake hands during a signing ceremony in Beijing on Saturday. It marked an agreement on Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation's donation to th
2019-4-24 11:37
Fine collections to be exhibited as Forbidden City turns 600
Fine collections to be exhibited as Forbidden City turns 600
File photo:A visitor views the real Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival.BEIJING - China's Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, will stage a series of exhibitions featuring famous cultural relics as the former imperial compound turns 600 next
2019-4-24 11:35
New age dawns as heritage sites embrace change
New age dawns as heritage sites embrace change
The Palace Museum in Beijing has opened a new section housing royal furniture-the Nandaku Gallery of Furniture.Increased digitalization spurs commercial push at venuesThe Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City, is one of the most histo
2019-4-24 11:27
Palace Museum director retires with grand legacy
Palace Museum director retires with grand legacy
Palace Museum Director Shan Jixiang announces his retirement on April 8 at a meeting. The head of one of the world's best-known museums is retiring, and as the news spread late Monday, netizens praised him as a tireless guardian and promoter of the nation
2019-4-24 11:24
Chinese experts to help Serbian town apply for UNESCO heritage listing
Chinese experts to help Serbian town apply for UNESCO heritage listing
Bac, a town in Serbia's Vojvodina province, is home to ancient Roman ruins, medieval fortresses, churches and priceless relics.Chinese relics experts began cooperating with their Serbian counterparts last year to help in Bac's bid to become a UNESCO World
2019-4-24 11:23
China uses high-tech measures for cultural heritage protection
China uses high-tech measures for cultural heritage protection
BEIJING - China is using high-tech measures, such as satellite remote sensing technologies, in protecting its cultural heritage, according to an official with the National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA).Chen Peijun, director of the NCHA's supervi
2019-4-24 11:20
Wild attraction
Wild attraction
Jiankou, one of the toughest sections of the Great Wall to climb in Beijing, is going through its second phase of restoration. The second phase of restoration work on the toughest section of the Great Wall is soon to be completed, Wang Kaihao reports.Ther
2019-4-24 11:19
Old Summer Palace gate area being restored
Old Summer Palace gate area being restored
Officials in charge of the Old Summer Palace in northwestern Beijing have announced plans to refurbish one of the original landmarks of the Imperial Garden which had – until recently – been lost to time.Announcing on Monday the results of an archaeologica
2019-1-31 10:00
Guardian of Dunhuang murals shares secrets of heritage protection
Guardian of Dunhuang murals shares secrets of heritage protection
In 366 AD in Dunhuang, China, the monk Lezun excavated the first cave that comprises the Mogao Grottoes. Protecting the Dunhuang murals is now a race against time.Let the guardian of the murals share secrets of heritage protection and tell you about how p
2019-1-3 17:00
Terracotta Warriors exhibition kicks off
Terracotta Warriors exhibition kicks off
The National Museum of New Zealand recently launched an exhibition of Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality.The exhibition features eight warriors standing 180 centimeters tall, and two full-size horses from the famous terracotta army, as well as
2018-12-26 17:53
More room to breathe as the Forbidden City thins the crowds
More room to breathe as the Forbidden City thins the crowds
The Forbidden City. On Oct 2, 2012, more than 180,000 people flocked to the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing, setting a record for the highest number of daily visitors in the institution's history.Some of them became exhausted a
2018-12-26 17:49
China's terracotta warriors to march on National Gallery of Victoria
China's terracotta warriors to march on National Gallery of Victoria
Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality will feature life-sized warrior figures and two Imperial Army horses
2018-12-20 10:57
Annual repairs at Potala Palace after rainy season
Annual repairs at Potala Palace after rainy season
Workers paint the Red Palace, part of the Potala Palace, during annual renovation work following the end of the rainy season in Lhasa, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, Oct 23, 2018. The painting work will take one week. A retiree from the Potala
2018-10-26 17:30
World heritage grotto printed with 3D tech
World heritage grotto printed with 3D tech
Yungang Grottoes are a cradle of Buddhist art, playing host to more than 51,000 sculptures. Supported by 3D printing technology, the movable replica of a cave in the Yungang Grottoes, a 1,500-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site, has passed experts' tests
2018-10-17 18:36
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