Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

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Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

Terracotta warriors made of chocolate on display at the Tang West Market Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, August 5, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

A special chocolate art exhibition debuted at the Tang West Market Museum in Xi'an, as a collaboration with the world-renowned Nikolya Chocolate Museum. Cultural symbols of Xi'an, such as the terracotta warriors and horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang, ancient weapons and coins, and Shaanxi noodles are made into chocolate art.

The exhibition has been held in more than 50 cities across five countries. The exhibition this time, focusing on the silk road theme, showcases original Chinese culture, especially the local Shan'xi culture, in a special way. More than 1,500 kilograms of raw materials were used, including pure chocolate and almond, to produce the more than 700 pieces of chocolate artworks. Among them was 150 art pieces specially designed to contain Chinese elements.

The exhibition opened on Saturday and will last for three months. During the exhibition, visitors can apply for the chocolate master class to learn chocolate art making.

Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

Ancient coins and a savings box made of chocolate on display at the Tang West Market Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, August 5, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

Shaanxi specialty noodles made of chocolate on display at the Tang West Market Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, August 5, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

Chess pieces and a chessboard made of chocolate on display at the Tang West Market Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, August 5, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

A piece of ancient weapon made of chocolate on display at the Tang West Market Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, August 5, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

Ancient weapons made of chocolate on display at the Tang West Market Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, August 5, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

A pagoda, lions and calligraphies made of chocolate on display at the Tang West Market Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, August 5, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

Xi'an cultural symbols made into chocolate art

A white piano made of chocolate on display at the Tang West Market Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, August 5, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

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