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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. To visit Forest of Stone Steles Museum and other attractions in Xi'an, use our Xi'an trip builder.
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  • An interesting walks among pagodas and steles, very interesting frottage, we were fortunate enough to see an artist at work!
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  • The grounds are beautifully maintained and peaceful. If have an interest in Chinese history, then this is a must-see. Will get a much greater appreciation of the significance of the various stone tabl...  more »
  • We spent there about 2 hours in a morning and then later we visit the walls which one of the entrances is only a few meters away. The Museum has a huge collection of Steles which for me that I cannot ...  more »