LONDON http://www.cheapmenssuperstarsale.com/ , June 21 (Xinhua) -- A sailing ship built almost 150 years ago to rush consignments of tea from China to Britain has seen record numbers of Chinese tourists catching a glimpse of maritime history.
Figures released Wednesday show the number of visitors from China toasting the famous Cutty Sark at its London home have rocketed in the past year by 200 percent.
Visitors to the ship, part of the Royal Museums at Greenwich (RMG), can discover what life was like on board Cutty Sark, the world's only surviving tea clipper.
She was fastest ship of her time Cheap Adidas Superstar Shoes , built in Scotland in 1869, and designed to carry tea from China to England as fast as possible. The record-breaking ship travelled the globe and visited every major world port.
The figures also show Chinese visitors have taken a larger share of the RMG's international market, making up 8.3 percent of all overseas visitors in 201617, compared to 4.9 percent in 201516.
The greatest percentage increases were seen at the National Maritime Museum and the Cutty Sark Cheap Adidas Superstar White , where the Chinese visitor figures grew by 247 percent and 200 percent respectively year-on-year.
RMG includes the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory Greenwich and the 17th-Century Queen's House and the Cutty Sark, forming a key part of the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Total Chinese visitors across all four museums exceeded 68,000.
Amy O'Donovan Cheap Adidas Superstar Womens , who is responsible for the Chinese market at RMG said: "Our Chinese journey is really starting to bear fruit and we have exceeded all our targets."
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