“Castiglione’s Road to China Three Hundred Years’ of Memories; Eight Thousand Miles of Travel” by Victoria Lu


  • ©, Victoria Lu, Castiglione’s Road to China Three Hundred Years’ of Memories; Eight Thousand Miles of Travel

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    Castiglione’s Road to China Three Hundred Years’ of Memories; Eight Thousand Miles of Travel

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    Viewers are able to learn about the various chapters in Castiglione’s life three hundred years ago through videos about Castiglione using touch screens and hand controllers.

    Visitors can choose either to watch video clips or download the full video onto mobile devices. The video introduces Castiglione’s birthplace, Milan, the cities he travelled to, including Genoa and Coimbra, and his journey to Beijing after he sailed all the way from Lisbon to China. It also includes the remains of the European-style buildings that he helped to design for the Old Summer Palace.


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