By: Huang Kuo-fang, Christie Chen and Elaine Hou
Taipei, Dec. 29 (CNA) The number of visitors admitted daily to the southern branch of the National Palace Museum (NPM) in Chiayi County will be increased, the museum said Tuesday, one day after the soft opening of the popular branch.
Given the popularity of the newly opened branch, the museum will raise the daily visitor quota from the current 1,000 to 1,750 with effect from Jan. 1, NPM Director Feng Ming-chu (馮明珠) said.[Cups with Design of Chickens, Rocks and Flower in Doucai Color / Ming dynasty, Chenghua reign AD1465-1487]
Advance bookings to visit the NPM’s southern branch will remain in place for the six months of its soft opening, the NPM said. [FULL STORY]