The museum of Nanyue King houses artifacts of a great king in China who belongs to the Han dynasty. This king reigned during137 BC – 122 BC. Renowned as the Western Han Nanyue Museum is located in Yuexiu District Guangzhou. This magnificent museum owns witness for a period of 2000 years of Guangzhou. This museum is significant mainly because of the well preserved mausoleum and the funerary remains of the King as followed by the Han Dynasty. This museum has gained so much attention from tourists for the past number of years and is a place frequently visited by many travelers. The museum of this legendary king also is a fine piece of architecture that boasts decorations of Lingnan area which is the south if Nanling Mountain.
The most prominent factor of this museum which is the tomb is located 65.6 feet underneath the ground and is made up of massive stones with colored murals totaling up to 750 huge pieces exceeding over thousand relics belonging to the Nanyue Culture known as the Yeu Culture in Southern China, Chu Culture, Central Chinese Culture and Bashu Culture. Among the relics are remains of bronze ware and terra cotta. The tomb of Nanyue King was found in year 1983 following the opening of the museum in 1988. This was found under the earth near Elephant Hill which was reserved for a hotel while excavating. The gigantic tomb is 11 meters long and 12 meters wide and has seven segments namely east wing room, west wing room, front chamber, east side room, west side room, coffin chamber and back storeroom chamber.
With the tomb being excavated a thousand entombment artifact were taken out. Among the many are musical instruments, a chariot, gold and silver utensils, and 15 human sacrifices that were made to serve him in his afterlife. People on holiday can visit this exciting and historical place while on holiday to Guangzhou. Ascott Guangzhou is one of the famous and chosen places for Serviced Apartments Guangzhou. Service Apartments in Guangzhou is the best places in the city where you can have a splendid time especially while you are on vacation.