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Archaeological Site Museum of Nanyue Palace

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Address: No.316 Zhongshan Fourth Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510030, China
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Phone Number: +86 20 8336 1029
08:00 - 17:00
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Interesting museum for history and archaeology lovers

This museum is much larger than it appeared from the street, because it includes several buildings and grounds. It is completely free, though you have to go to a window and get a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Guangzhou, China
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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is much larger than it appeared from the street, because it includes several buildings and grounds. It is completely free, though you have to go to a window and get a ticket. The first building, which is the one you see from the street, is a covered dig where they have unearthed construction from different eras in Guangzhou.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Cheap entrance ticket. I think most of the artefacts on display are not authentic, they look fake. The actual archeological site was interesting. I was the burial ground of the local King. If you have time to spare in GZ, you can visit this place.

Thank DaliCT
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Really, this original burial chamber (an underground piramed) has so much amazingly preserved artifacts, it is a must see! The audio and English subtitles make this a very pleasant experience. Plan for a minimum of two hours, but more if you read and listen to the history and descriptions.

Thank usaflyer
Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

A lovely side-trip from the hectic Beijing Lu shopping street. This ancient imperial garden has been carefully excavated; you can see quite clearly the wells, the pathway of the artificial stream, and even the little ramps built for turtles.Very good signs carefully explain all your looking at, and thanks to the raised walkways, the views are up close. The adjoining... More 

Thank Herodotus_Seattle
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Well-maintained museum which illustrates the fascinating history of Guangzhou. You can walk over the excavated remains of ancient palace structures and read about what they once were. Museum onsite houses many excavated artefacts such as carved roof adornments, coins and a vast collection of ancient pottery. The gardens are very pleasant to stroll around if the weather is good. A... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

I was amazed at how well the site is maintained and displayed. English explanations on the boards as well. The main building sits atop the garden site, another building on parts of the palace, and the third building houses some ancient wells. Fragments of pottery from the different eras are also on display in the garden out back. The entrance... More 

Thank Kahurangi R
Georgetown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Third time I visited this museum during one of my business trips to Guangzhou; a must see! Great displays, with ample explanation in English, with all kind of relics from the tomb.

Thank Peter_vB2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

A fantastic visit if you're interested in Chinese history ... and who isn't :) As a gardener/garden designer I found that particular part of the visit really good. I enjoyed the museum exhibits and the way the outside areas were laid out to show where pillars had been. The display of broken crockery was a good idea - through time.... More 

Thank Geoff F
Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

A must visit for Chinese history lovers. Better go to Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King first, because you will get lots of information about this place there. Then when you come here, you'll be able to fully appreciate this place after knowing its history.

Thank CaiBingbing
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

For those into archaeology, this is a must visit location in Guangzhou. Visitors are able to see the remnants of the palace gardens within the building built over the site. In addition, a building showing the history of Guangzhou and the Nanyue Kingdom is also within the compound. Entrance is free but visitors must obtain the tickets at the entrance.

Thank Jainurin J

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