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Forest of Stone Steles Museum, Xi'an
(4.1/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I enjoyed the museum. For foreigners, i think you need to employ the tour guide, otherwise what you see is just stones. The paper printed from the stone is too expensive, not worth to buy! 
  • I love museums. I always make sure I visit at least a museum in every city that I've visited. This, is definitely one of my favorite museums! Of course, due to most of the content of the steles are in...  more »
  • We really enjoyed this museum, but as 70% of the content is Steles that are in chinese, you know what to look for. There is also a statue hall which is great and a new wing with changing exhibtions. T...  more »