One of the Shanghai
Expo pavilions – Shanghai Italian Center is reopen for the public since the expo was closed two years ago. The Shanghai Italian Center, the previous Italian World Expo Pavilion, is now available to everyone.
27-year-old Ge Wenchao reached the Shanghai Italian Center at 7:30 today, as well as, having been the very first guest. He received a certification, and several gifts including a bottle of Italian wine. Ge Wenchao, a visitor, mentioned, "I am just so joyful! I actually did not anticipate it in any way. There was a time when i would be keen on the Shanghai World Expo, and also my own home is near to the area, therefore i came. " Zhao Jun, yet another guest, mentioned, "It had been not easy for Italian people to create this kind of subtle art work so many yrs ago. I am coming from Shandong Province, and failed to have got a opportunity to visit Italy Pavilion in the Shanghai World Expo. "
There initially were no long lines now since there have been 2 yrs ago. Tourists received a traditional taste of the country’s very long history and traditions. Features such as a 200-year-old bronze duplicate of Michelangelo’s renowned sculpture 'David', a duplicate of the Palladio's Olympic Theater in Vicenza, and also wood made products by Leonardo da Vinci. Antique and modern jewellery may also be on display. The Italian pavilion has been probably the most well-known pavilions throughout the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, bringing in much more than 7.3 million guests. Managers state aside from the travel purpose, the actual brand-new Shanghai Italian Center can offer locations to the 900 small to medium sized organizations in East China to display goods.
Sun Liansheng, Vice President of Expo Shanghai Group, stated, "The center can also be for people who do buiness trades. There are various smaller sized Italian manufacturers that are looking to enter the Chinese current market, however be short of the sources to take action. So we will offer the service to them."
Served for the public between 9a.m. to 5 p.m. each day except Monday, Shanghai Italian Center is charged 60RMB each person, 45RMB for group sightseeing. And also 10 yuan discount for tourists purchased both ticket to Shanghai Italian Center and Sandi Expo Pavilion