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Chongqing China Three Gorges Dam
The Museum is situated opposite
the Chongqing People's Hall. It is not only the largest
monographic museum, but is also a public undertaking for
the preservation, education, scientific research in
respect of cultural relics and the natural environment
of Chongqing and the
Three Gorges area.
The exterior of the museum has cambered walls and
vitreous dome, representing the historical culture of
Three Gorges Project and its origins. In addition, there
are large-scale reliefs, bronze sculptures and an
'Ecological Corridor' that is one kilometer in length
(about 1,094 yards).
The museum occupies a whole area of 42,497 square
meters (about 50,828 square yards). The exhibition hall
covers 23,225 square meters (about 27,778 square yards),
Four Basic Displays:
Glorious Three Gorges which reflects the cultural and
historical spirits of Three Gorges.
Ancient Ba-Yu which introduces the origin and
development of Chongqing history.
Chongqing: the City Road which describes the changes of
Chongqing City in the 20th century.
The Anti-Japanese War (1937-1945) which records the
wartime ordeals of the people in Chongqing.
Six Themed Displays:
Paintings and calligraphies through the ages
Porcelains of various dynasties
Coins of various dynasties
Sculptures of the Han Dynasty (206BC-220)
Folk customs of the people of southwest China
Cultural relics donated by Li Chuli
Sculptures of the Han Dynasty
Another important exhibit is a 180 panorama of war torn
Chongqing depicting the city, when as the provisional
capital of China, it was subjected to substantial
bombardment by the Japanese over several decades. There
is also a 360cinema of Three Gorges that mainly shows
the natural and social sceneries of Three Gorges prior
to the construction of the dam project.
Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum appeals to visitors
from all over the world by its special culture, advanced
high-tech and unique management. It has been an
important platform of cultural exchanges of Three Gorges