Zaanse Schans is a former residential and industrial district filled with many historic wooden windmills, houses, warehouses, shops and workshops.
In 1998, the Zaans Museum was opened, which currently has over 32,000 items in its collection. The museums open in Zaanse Schans are:
Zaans Museum and Verkade Experience
Albert Heijn Museum Shop
Bakery Museum de Gecroonde Duyvekater
The Zaanse Time Museum
The windmills that can be visited in Zaanse Schans are:
De Gekroonde Poelenburg
Het Jonge Schaap
De Bonte Hen
De Bleeke Dood
Mini-mills on the Schans
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Zhejiang Museum was founded in 1929 as the West Lake Museum. It has over 100,000 exhibits in its permanent collection.
His collection includes archaeological findings of the Neolithic Hemudu culture, jade artifacts and silk fabrics of the Liangzhu culture, bronze Yue instruments, ceramics from the Tang Dynasty in Yue kilns, a bronze mirror from Huzhou, and calligraphies and paintings of local painters from the Ming and Qing period.
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The Zhejiang Museum of Natural History (ZMNH) has been operating since 1984.
It has branches in Hangzhou and Anji.
ZMNH has nearly 200,000 specimens in its collection (of which 50,000 are at exhibitions). which record the course of life on earth, present the history of man and nature. Permanent exhibitions are: Lobby, The Life Story of the Earth, Bioworld, Green Zhejiang, Land of Wild, Health and Education.
ZMNH covers nearly 33,000 square meters of space.
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Monte Albán is one of the first cities in Mesoamerica, founded 500 years BC. It functioned as the ancient capital of the Zapotecs from the beginning of AD until 800 AD.
The city center is occupied by the monumental Main Plaza bordered to the north and south by large platforms. A series of smaller platform mounds surround the Main Plaza to the east and west. On the platforms to which the large stairs lead, there are, among others: Ballgame Court, Pyramid Complex, Palace.
In front of the city entrance on the north side are the Tomb Complex and the Museo de Sitio de Monte Albán. In the museum, you can see stone carvings called "Danzantes" depicting tortured and sacrificed prisoners of war. Zona Arqueológica de Monte Albán covers an area of 4,000 hectares.
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The oldest ruins of the Mayan city-state known today as Palenque date back to the 5th century BC. A city-state after the fall in the 9th century AD the jungle overgrown. The Spaniards first found themselves in Palenque in 1567, and in 1773 the exploration of the ruins began.
The most important buildings are Temple of the Inscriptions, Temples of the Cross group, Palace.
Among other things, the jade mask of King K'inich Janab Pakal and the mask of the Red Queen were found in the Palenque tombs.
By 2005, an area of approximately 2.5 square kilometers had been exposed from the jungle. It is estimated that it is not even 2% of the area occupied by the city-state, and over a thousand objects are still covered by the jungle.
Currently, Palenque is part of the Zona Arqueológica de Palenque (INAH) and the Parque Nacional Palenque. The Palenque houses the Museo de Sitio de Palenque 'Alberto Ruz Lhuillier' and the Museo del Textil Lak Puj Kul.
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Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacán includes the ancient Mesoamerican city with the Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon, Temple of Cetzalkokal. Open to public visiting since the 1920s. The area open to visitors is currently 264 hectares.
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Tulum is a former Mayan city that was surrounded by a wall.
Its history dates back to at least the 6th century AD. Its peak development falls between the 13th and 15th centuries. After the occupation by the Spaniards in the 16th century, the city was deserted.
Main historic buildings: Temple of the Frescoes, Temple of the Descending God, El Castillo.