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Nanjing - Nanjing Museum

Jiangsu - Lianyungang - Nanjing - Suzhou - Wuxi - Yangzhou - Zhenjiang

Located inside the Zhongshan Gate at the southern foot of Zijinshan, it's a famous museum of art and history. Named "Preparatory Committee of National Central Museum", it was first built in 1933 on the proposal of Mr. Cai Yuanpei. In March 1950, the name was changed to Nanjing Museum. Now it houses 420,000 pieces of cultural relics from ancient China to the modern time.