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Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture

Heilong Tan, Lijiang, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The artifacts are well documented in English with good translations.. A very good introduction to the fascinating Dongba culture. Well worth a visit.

Thank mzungu333
Reviewed November 2, 2017

It has a few interesting displays and some information about the history of this group. You won't spend more than an hour there.

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed October 31, 2017

It's amazing to learn that the Dongba have a pictographic language of >2000 characters--and to see many documents in that language, with comparisons to others. However, one is left with very diffuse impressions of Dongba culture and life

Thank Charon666
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

This museum is inside the Jade Dragon lake and is definitely worth visiting if you are interested in learning more about local culture. It is well curated and there are a lot of English translations. This museum explains about the lives and history of the...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This is a small museum but it took our breath away when we walked in as it is very well designed and the exhibits exquisitely presented. Entrance is free and there is a sort of gift shop but the selection wass not very big when...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Good view of the Naxi culture. Unfortunatelly, few things were translated. Interesting place to visit.

Thank yogadicta52
Reviewed April 29, 2017

This small museum presents the local culture - Naxi People. Dongba seems to refer to the religious leaders. Dress and decorative and useful artifacts are displayed and described in English. But the most interesting for me was the pictographic written language that is still in...More

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed April 10, 2017

It ewas definitely worth a stop for at least a couple of hours to meander thru the museum for a real glimpse of the Naxi's cultural heritage-- you will come out of the tour feeling more appreciating for this unique tribal who was the original...More

Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed February 5, 2017

You should visit the museum for an hour or two to get a feel for old LiJiang and the Naxi culture and to be able to relate that culture to the current modern reconstruction that is LiJiang old town.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Good review of the Naxi ethnic group history and culture, plus their Dongba way of life. Very helpful English language descriptions of each exhibit.

Thank Joe M
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