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Shu Yuan Men ( Ancient Culture Street)

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Shuyuanmen, Beilin District, Xi'an 710001, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place you can buy art and craft stuff. You can always get a good bargain in here. A lot nice thing to see.

Thank cyberpig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This street is far less crowded and noisy than Muslim Quarter; the wares are different with more focus on art, calligraphy, and metal-working, but I still found plenty of variety and smaller souvenir-type wares. There are not as many food places nearby (had I not...More

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is yet another must see visit in XIan, specially in the evening in summer. This street walking tour of around 1 Km, which we experienced with our wonderful CITS guide Laura, takes you around 500 years of Tang dynasty history. Impressiev statues, very lively...More

Thank gabrielgpavon2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can find a lot of brush and ink shops along this street. You can buy many Chinese paintings and Caligraphys here.

Thank Ltp_BKK
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Many streets with fabulous art supply shops and unique gift/souvenir stores. I wish I would have bought some paintings. There were so many shops with original art and it was reasonably priced.

Thank likethewind27
Reviewed 24 June 2018

During your visit to Xian, you ought to consider visiting this Ancient Culture Street near the pagoda. There are so many shops that you can pick calligraphy supplies and you can bargain too.

Thank HK B
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We went in the early evening and it was a wonderful experience. Many shops selling equipment for artists, artists at work, a very atmospheric neighborhood without the crush of tourists. Take your time and wander around. It is near the wall and river walk close...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

A very nice picturesque street with shops , mainly artists and painters brushes , handmade , and other goods like painting papers . Also nice shops of artistic goods .

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 30 April 2018

(11:30 to 13:00): Beyond the Museum of Stone Tombstones, you will find the entrance to the Ancient Cultural Street of Shuyuanmen. Just look for many stalls selling art and antiques, and you'll know you've come to the right place. If you like, you can stop...More

Thank Yair1515
Reviewed 22 April 2018

When you visit Xi’An, you should visit the Wall and when you visit the Wall, you should really stop by and take a stroll along the Ancient Culture Street. This was our second visit and both times the weather was quite warm. The area is...More

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Response from krida802000 | Reviewed this property |
The wall closes 6-7 P.m. During summer the South gate closes around 9 - 10 P.M. It is safe to walk around the tourist place in city and the wall.