Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Palace Museum

Source:english.visitbeijing.com.cn

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The Palace Museum, one of China's most beloved places for ushering in the Chinese New Year, will keep its doors wide open during the Spring Festival holiday with a roster of great shows in store for everyone to have an artsy and memorable Spring Festival holiday.

Shows that cannot be missed on your visit include The Fortune and Longevity of Sumeru, showcasing 280 cultural relics including Tibetan Buddhist statues, thangka paintings and other items from the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery and the Palace Museum, and Embracing the Olympics Winter Games Ice and Snow Art Exhibition, displaying 176 artworks featuring winter sports including installations, photography and sculptures.

The museum will be closed on Chinese New Year's Eve (Jan 24) and will stay open from Jan 25-30.

If you go:

8:30-16:30, No 4 Jingshan Qianjie, Dongcheng district, Beijing 北京市东城区景山前街4号,故宫博物院

(Photo by: Zhao Chengshun/beijing.gov.cn )