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Work on world’s highest intangible cultural heritage museum completed
By:China Tibet News
update:May 31,2018
May 31,2018--With an investment of 120 million yuan, the construction of Tibetan Museum for Intangible Cultural Heritage has been completed, which spends almost two years. The museum is expected to open in the second half of 2018.
 
Located on the south of Lhasa River, the museum occupies an area of 40,000 square meters at 3,750 meters above the sea level. With five floors, the main building of this museum covers an area of 8,000 square meters. Its design is based on the style of Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple, which integrates the features of traditional Tibetan construction and modern building. 
 
It will display hundreds of Tibetan intangible cultural heritage works like Gesar singing, Tibetan opera and Thangka paintings, and show the art craftmanship of some intangible cultural heritages. This museum is expected to be a platform for citizens and tourists to learn and experience Tibetan cultural heritages.
 
By:Zhu Shan
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