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Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

No.867 Jiefang North Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510030, China
+86 20 3618 2920
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No.867 Jiefang North Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510030, China
+86 20 3618 2920
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum was really interesting, with the highlight being the mausoleum and jade burial suit. I recommend also visiting the excavation site of the palace just off Beijing Rd, only a 5 minute taxi ride away.

Thank julie S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were able to avail of a 50% discount in the ticket fee since my two kids had their student IDs with them. The museum is a glare glimpse of how the Nanyue King was buried along with his concubines, human sacrifices and precious treasures....More

Thank Lloyd B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth the 12RMB entry fee! There is a good English language intro video and lots of information about Guangzhou's history as a port on the Maritime Silk Road. Best of all though are the tomb, which you can actually enter (watch your...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The museum was a cool respite from the scorching heat and there was plenty to see at the exhibition area. First you visit the site of the original tomb by walking down a flight of stairs into the chambers. After the tomb visit, you get...More

Thank savvy8200
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A well-designed new museum. Good displays as well as explanations for backgrounds well worth the admission fee. It was said to provide free video guides but I forgot to look for it.

Thank Asiago_L
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The museum is composed mainly of three structures – the three-storey comprehensive exhibition hall, the burial site of the Nanyue King and another two-storey exhibition hall behind the tomb. You can safely skip the three floor hall, and go straight to the tomb and the...More

Thank 3lgdz
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is an excellent museum, NOT to miss when i n the city. Beautiful buildings, excellent exhibition, a lot to learn, simply the place to see.

Thank Jos K
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The museum was nice and the displays interesting. You can actually go into the excavated tomb which was cool. I was amazed by the amount of relics recovered from the tomb. We rented the audio guides which worked well and are available in eight languages....More

Thank vemcmur
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

If you are on a business trip and have only a few hours. Weighing the options and unsure? Visit this museum. This tomb/burial site was discovered in 1983 and has been preserved as is, in the same location, ever since! Think of it for a...More

1  Thank Sailfish H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

While the tomb and artifacts of this well maintained museum are fascinating, what really impressed me was the pillow collection--hundreds of beautiful, ceramic pillows. Quite a collection!

Thank Gabriele
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