Forest of Stone Steles Museum, Xi'an

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Observe a vast collection of ancient carvings at Forest of Stone Steles Museum, where a collection of over 3,000 steles spread over seven exhibit halls narrate China's long history. Head to the hall of statues to view tombs and sarcophagi of notable figures, and don't miss a centuries-old stele documenting the first 150 years of Christianity in China. You'll find a sufficient amount of English signage to help you get around. Add Forest of Stone Steles Museum and other attractions to your Xi'an trip itinerary using our Xi'an trip planning site.
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  • A very interesting array of steles. The most I have ever seen in one place. There is a lot placed in a few structures, but worth a.visit.  more »
  • Amazing museum. There are many stone craved with words and pictures. Amazing. We spend about 2 hours. We went there from the Xian City Wall, we bought the combo ticket for wall and Forest of Stone...  more »
  • Nice and interesting museum where you can discover and learn a bit more about the chinene callgraphy.  more »
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