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Ancient Bruneian King's Tomb to welcome visitors

BY :Zhou

UPDATED :June 18, 2019

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The tomb of the King of Ancient Brunei from the early 15th century, which sits at the foot of Wugui (Turtle) Mountain in Yuhuatai district of Nanjing, is to reopen to the public soon, after nearly a year’s renovation.

南京古浡泥国王墓要迎客啦!Ancient Bruneian King's Tomb to welcome visitors

 

古文莱有个国王,来了却没走...Tomb of the King of Ancient Brunei in Nanjing

南京古浡泥国王墓要迎客啦!Ancient Bruneian King's Tomb to welcome visitors

Since last March, the government of Yuhuatai district of Nanjing has been working to improve environment and facilities of the scenic spot. With the rennovation efforts, the spot's capacity of tourist reception will increase greatly.

南京古浡泥国王墓要迎客啦!Ancient Bruneian King's Tomb to welcome visitors

After the reconstruction, the museum inside the scenic spot, displaying the long history of Sino-Brunei ties, will feature a strong Bruneian building style mixed with characteristics of Chinese architecture.

南京古浡泥国王墓要迎客啦!Ancient Bruneian King's Tomb to welcome visitors

The tomb is one of the only two tombs of foreign kings in China, besides the tomb of Saltanah Sulu's king in Dezhou City, Shandong province. It witnessed the cultural exchanges between the countries through the ancient Maritime Silk Road in the fifteenth century.

南京古浡泥国王墓要迎客啦!Ancient Bruneian King's Tomb to welcome visitors

It is expected that the tomb of the King of Ancient Brunei will be a major venue for Sino-Brunei friendly exchanges, as well as a tourist attraction that displays Bruneian culture.

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