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Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture

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All reviews gift shop black dragon pool park worth a visit english explanations exhibits hieroglyphics characters paintings translation information introduction impression photos
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This relatively new museum is at the entrance to the Black Dragon Pool park and is free to enter. It is designed to show the domba culture of the local people, and does a very good job at this. There are very good examples and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I think the place we visited is new because nothing like the photos here. A great insight into the local Lijiang culture and religion . The explanation of the naxi scrip was interesting too and made me realise how simple signs can get a message...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Decently documented, 75% had English explanations as well, free to enter, takes about 30min and is a nice break from the park.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mellittletan
Reviewed 11 February 2018

It is at the Black Dragon Pool Park's northern entrance, and is worth a visit if you have the time. The square hall at the back of the museum have collections of antique paintings also.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Harrison J
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This museum is done really well and has comprehensive exhibits detailing the history and culture of the Naxi people. We also had a guide which helped even more to get the detail and information. Well set out and very worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KCrC2011
Reviewed 21 November 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mzungu333
Reviewed 2 November 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank crosswycke
Reviewed 31 October 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charon666
Reviewed 31 August 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Maria B
Reviewed 9 August 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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