Let’s imagine that we are in the ancient Chinese Empire, when China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi ruled. Would not be so difficult to rely on imagination, if you visit the capital of Belgium, Brussels and the Bourse de Bruxelles, at which the magnificent traveling exhibition of the terracotta army awaits you.
One of the most significant archaeological finds, apart from Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s tomb, the Chinese Terracotta Army, which’s one part was dug up by the researchers in 1974 and was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987. 150 clay soldiers with horses and carriages waiting in a ditch for the fight with their leader, Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China. An Austrian company, EMS Entertainment made it possible to not just those people could be a part of the miracle who traveled to Asia, so they created reproductions of the terracotta army, which travel around Europe since 2002 and has been at least 1.3 million people to admire.
The exhibition with a colorful diorama gives an unforgettable sight for those who are curious about it. Do not miss this wonderful exhibition and be a witness the world’s heritage.
The exhibition is at the Bourse de Bruxelles which is an important transport hub located in the capital of Belgium. Here you will find including the stock exchange, but it is not the most famous thing what makes this point very important. This location gives a place to demonstrations, various events, and as now, exhibitions too.
The exhibition begins on 19 November 2012 until 17 February 2013. You still have time to watch them immerse yourself in Chinese culture, and have a richer experience.
Have a good time!