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Address: Nanjing, China
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Doing poor service to Nanijng's history

Taiping Heavenly Kingdom had its headquarters in Nanjing, and it is a pity to see this spectacular period of local history go to waste in a mismanaged, under-stocked museum more... read more

1 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 May 2013
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

Taiping Heavenly Kingdom had its headquarters in Nanjing, and it is a pity to see this spectacular period of local history go to waste in a mismanaged, under-stocked museum more aptly called Taiping Propaganda Museum. The assemblage of replicas and low-value generic artifacts presents a lopsided and uninformed view of the Taiping rebellion as a failed peasant revolution. The exhibition... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2011

The Taiping "Rebellion" was the most extensive of a series of internal conflicts which devastated China in the second half of the 19th century. The museum contains four exhibition halls devoted to this intriguing time in history which seems to have slipped by the West!!! Many original documents are on display, an imperial jade seal, original uniforms and an imperial... More 

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