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Shanghai, China- 2 of 3- A Gardenwalk and a Riverwalk

Shanghai, China- 1 of 3- A Museum, and Out & About

This is the first of three postings of our two days in Shanghai... a museum, a gardens, out & about, and night views.

A very busy port

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Shanghai Museum.
First opened in 1952 and rebuilt in its current location in 1996. It is a public museum of "ancient Chinese art" (Wikipedia).

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Ever feel like someone may be watching you?


A wing of wearables

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Tibetan masks


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Room decor

 

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Not exactly sure what the boats had to do with wearables, but they looked good


A wing of Ming Dynasty Furniture. The intricate detail work was exceptional.

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A floor dedicated to Chinese calligraphy through the ages. Very difficult to photograph.

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Window to another room


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Slightly more current works.

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The hood of a car

 

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"This is not the real Mona Lisa." A tee-shirt in the fancy gift shop. I'm not sure what the point is or that the words are in English in China, but it was very popular with the younger generation visiting the museum.


Meanwhile, out and about

Museum Security

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Etc.

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We finally saw Cherry Blossoms.


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Sidewalk art

 

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Don't even think about it


Shanghai Buildings... an interesting blend of old and new

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Shanghai, China
04/03/24

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