Five times Beijing’s Forbidden City became a trending topic online thanks to Palace Museum’s outgoing director

//Five times Beijing’s Forbidden City became a trending topic online thanks to Palace Museum’s outgoing director

Five times Beijing’s Forbidden City became a trending topic online thanks to Palace Museum’s outgoing director

The director of the Palace Museum in Beijing’s Forbidden City, Shan Jixiang, announced his retirement on Monday after seven years of service. The museum houses some of China’s most treasured cultural relics from the Ming and Qing dynasties.The 64-year-old is considered to have revived the museum and made the 600-year-old imperial palace one of the most talked about places in China among young people.The number of visitors to the museum hit a record high of 17 million in 2018, with 40 per cent…

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