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Chongqing Museum

Chongqing Museum, located on the top of the Loquat Hill, was founded in 1951 as the Southwest Museum and was renamed as Chongqing Museum in 1955.

Covering a construction area of 5500 square meters, Chongqing Museum has over 40 exhibiting halls with about 100,000 pieces of relics, which spans over 3000 years history. Among these relics, relics of Ba-Shu culture, terra-cotta and sculpture of the Han dynasty and pottery and porcelain are most famous. In the sections of relics of the Ba-Shu culture exhibitions Ba-Shu bronze weapons. Terra cottas and sculptures of the Han dynasty reflects the social life of the Han dynasty with their vivid appearances and designs. The section of Pottery and porcelain exhibitions Tang Tri-color Pottery products of the Qiong kiln and purple clay ware (Zisha) of the Ming and Qing dynasties.

Chongqing Museum also exhibitions some traditional cultural relics such as pictures and calligraphies of masters since the Song dynasty.

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