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Palace Museum annex to be built in Hong Kong

Xinhua | Updated: 2016-12-25 16:13

Palace Museum annex to be built in Hong Kong

Palace Museum. [Photo/IC]

A branch of Beijing's Palace Museum, generally known as the Forbidden City will open in Hong Kong in 2022, to give residents and tourists opportunity to view some of China's most treasured artifacts.

The Palace Museum and Hong Kong authorities signed a memorandum of cooperation on the Hong Kong Palace Museum in Beijing on Friday.

To be built on an area of 10,000 square meters in West Kowloon Cultural District, the museum will have permanent exhibitions on the culture and history of the Palace Museum and imperial life.

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