Retrace to the Song Dynasty with

Updated: December 25, 2012 | Clicks: 1052

An electronic edition of "River Scene at Qingming Festival" (清明上河图), a famous panoramic painting by artist Zhang Zeduan (1085–1145) of the Song Dynasty, opened for public viewing in China Art Palace, Shanghai on October 16th, 2012. China Art Palace is free to enter, but visitors pay 20 yuan to appreciate "River Scene at Qingming Festival".

"River Scene at Qingming Festival" features the daily life, and the landscapes of Kaifeng, the capital of the Song Dynasty (960–1279). The electronic edition of was first exhibited in the China Pavilion of Shanghai World Expo 2010. This electronic edition is an enlarged version of the original work, the brainchild of many historians and experts.

Shanghai, one of the most popular destinations in China, alongside Beijing, Xi’an, Guangzhou, Guilin, and Hong Kong became more famous during Expo 2010. China Art Palace, was the China Pavilion in the Shanghai World Exposition, and, as then, it should continue to draw the world’s attention for its grandness and precious exhibits.

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