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National Palace Museum, Taipei , Taiwan, Day 2 (I)

How the National Palace Museum, Taipei (國立故宮博物) , was set up in Taiwan has  an amazing story behind.  After the expulsion of Puyi, the last emperor of China from the Forbidden City in Beijing, for the first time, the Forbidden City was made accessible to the public.   It was set up as a museum on 10th October 1925,  for the public to come in and view the treasure collection from the past emperors.   Continue reading

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