Exhibition marks anniversary of transfer of China’s ancient capital

2020-12-24 12:04:39

People visit the exhibition 1420 From Nanjing to Beijing at Nanjing Municipal Museum in Nanjing city, Jiangsu province on Dec 22, 2020. This year marks the 600th anniversary of the relocation of the country's capital from Nanjing to Beijing, which took place during the Yongle period of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). A special exhibition was staged by the Nanjing Museum Administration to commemorate the historical event, and 340 artifacts from the Ming Dynasty are on display to show the different cultural characteristics between Nanjing and Beijing, and how art is related to the rise and fall of dynasties.[Photo/Xinhua]