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Xi'an Museum

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Address: 72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
Phone Number: 029-8780 3591
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If you want to learn more about China's culture and history, you must visit this museum and be sure to be overwhelmed by the items on display. The details, the craftsmanship of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you want to learn more about China's culture and history, you must visit this museum and be sure to be overwhelmed by the items on display. The details, the craftsmanship of the artists is beyond imagination. Take your time not to miss anything and take your pictures for future review.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

How many museums can you visit? Well as many as neccessary to see how many diferences there are in this huge country. So, here you may see displays of pottery, brass and copper ware, document seals ( chops ) and calligraphy and costumes that are unique to this region.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Present your passport and Museum entry is free. Lines are long, but camaraderie prevails and it’s part of the experience. Walking distance from subway stop. Museum closed Mondays. An easy and interesting way to spend a morning or afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Something you won't see anywhere else in the world obviously ! Busy place, get out there early in the day & just accept that it will be busy! Wear comfortable shoes :) but there is assistance for those who can't walk too far. Lots of eating houses on site.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Xi'an has such an amazing history - capital city of the Chinese Empire for over 1,000 years. Well worth a visit to this museum for a "snapshot".

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

As a museum opens public for tourists, I'm surprised 1 or 2 exhibits do not have English translations at all for every piece of material. And apparently the guy works at tourist center at the museum doesn't understand fully in english (we asked if there's English audio guide for the museum, and he gave us an english leaflet of the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It is worth visiting the museum as well as the small pagoda garden next door to it. There is a floor map at then entrance of the museum showing how various dynasties have influenced the development of the area. The basement has a scale model of old Xi'an which is very interesting to see and gives one a perspective of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Most of the pieces were unearthed in the area in the '70s and '80s. I can't even imagine how incredible it would have been to be part of the archeology of this area during that time. These pieces are like those you will only see in art history textbooks as they will most likely not travel. A truly incredible, small... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The building is designed by IM Pei, and is free, uncrowded and easy to get to. The museum contents are a small subset of what is in the Shanghai Museum, which is very worth seeing. There is also a rotating exhibition which for us was a contemporary artist with large disturbing canvases with disembodied limbs and telephone poles. The outdoor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I was surprised to see a museum selling artifacts from the past. The prices seem fair considering the value of the products.

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Address: Address: 72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068, China
Phone Number: 029-8780 3591
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an

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