Palace Museum Opens Cultural Center in Pingyao
The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, opened a research and development center for cultural products in Pingyao on March 25. The two sides will cooperate on design, marketing and sales of cultural products to promote the development of Pingyao’s culture industry. The museum is doing well selling souvenirs, ranging from stationery and accessories to jewelry. Pingyao is famed for its well preserved ancient city walls, and was named a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1997.