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Culture street

Located near the South Gate this street is authentic, very local with some great gifts and souvenirs, also some small restaurants if you are game to try the dishes. A great stroll... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Located near the South Gate this street is authentic, very local with some great gifts and souvenirs, also some small restaurants if you are game to try the dishes. A great stroll down the street is a must.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The area is actually called something like the Shaanxsi Intangible Cultural Heritage Area, and has obviously been recently built, using traditional designs. The outlets are let to a number of catering establishments and souvenir shops which are apparently very attractive to internal tourists, judging by the business being transacted. Some of the food smells were very enticing, but don't be... More 

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Bangi, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A great spot for you to shop for souvenir. Lots of interesting arts products can be found here. And is a bit cheaper compared to other places. Don't forget to bargain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I'm not sure why this area isn't full of tourists like Bell Tower. It has some of the most beautiful architecture in Xi'an. The is art work and art supplies sold up and down this street as well as the typical souvenirs. It has a very different feel from other market areas though. The perfect spot for photos. Start at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We have been to Shu Yuan Men many times and have been enthralled by it each time. There is always a photograph to be taken, whether it be the architecture, the sellers, or the practitioners of calligraphy. It is based mainly on calligraphy but you need to explore the nooks and crannies to find other things of interest as well.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We accidentally ran into this street after being turned away from the South Gate city wall due to minor renovation. This road is very interesting indeed with chinese caligraphies and arts all along this ancient street. Some food vendors as well if you want to try classic local delicacies. It is really a nice stroll like going back in time... More 

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Chengdu, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Beginning at the Hua pagoda is this restored "qing dynasty" street. It is like Xi'an's very own art zone. The streets are lined with stalls selling anything arty and when you have had enough the bar street runs parallel (against the city walls). Nice shops, less tat than you find in the Muslim quarter and store owners who are a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

We stumbled upon this by accident. Close to the South Gate, a variety of stalls set in a colourful street full of life. The buildings make a nice backdrop for some great photo opportunities if you have had your share if shopping. Enjoy. Happy travels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Very nice and interesting street, full of stalls and shops selling all kinds of great things. You can see a lot of calligraphy here, scultures out of jade and you can also see some vendors playing the Xun - that's a really beautiful small instrument that reminded me of a flute. The music it makes is really pleasant. If you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

it's a street full of arts.it's worth to visit there.there are many folk arts ,like paper cuting paintings

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