Located in the Jiangsu Province in Nanjing, the Nanjing Museum is one of the largest and most prominent museums in China. It covers an area of over 17 acres and houses over 400,000 items on display at twelve different exhibition halls. The halls include the Qin Garden area as well as separate halls for earthen ware, treasures, folk art, bronze ware, ancient porcelain, sculptures, paintings, modern art, jade, lacquer and silk products. The history of the Nanjing Museum dates back to the 1930s, making it one of the oldest museums in the area. The main building structure was designed by Liang Sicheng - who is considered to be Father of Modern Chinese Architecture - by blending Chinese and Western design elements. The museum is well-worth a visit when sight-seeing in Nanjing.
Open from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The full-size armor suit made from jade tiles held together by silver wire
Though designated prayer facilities will not be available at Nanjing Museum, it is possible to enquire for a private area that can be made use of during prayer times. Muslim travellers could also visit a few of the mosques in Nanjing such as the Hanximen Mosque, Jizhaoying Mosque and the Nanjing Caoqiao Mosque - which is the main mosque of the city.
Finding Halal food in Nanjing will not be that difficult. Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Nanjing Museum could try some of the Halal restaurants in Nanjing. Some of the most prominent Halal restaurants in Nanjing near Nanjing Museum include the Punjabi Indian Restaurant and the Maxiangxing Halal Restaurant which are located within city limits.