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‘Sissi’ Exhibition in China Attracts Over 2.7 Million Visitors

MTI-Hungary Today 2018.09.27.

The Hungarian National Museum’s travelling exhibition featuring Habsburg Empress Elisabeth “Sissi” attracted more than 2.7 million visitors in four major cities in China over the past twelve months, the museum said.

The exhibition presenting Sissi, who was also Queen of Hungary, and the life of Hungarian aristocracy in the 17th-19th century, was first put on display in Shanghai in June last year where it attracted 695,000 visitors, the museum’s director general told a press conference.

It travelled next to Beijing to attract 665,000 visitors, later to Yunnan province drawing 300,000 people and finally to Xi’an attracting over one million, Benedek Varga said.

The exhibition showed 150 dresses, as well as furniture, jewels, paintings, weapons and dinnerware, he said.

via MTI


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