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Museum of China Tibetan Medicine Culture

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Reviewed 21 October 2018

200rmb well spent to get a guide to show you around the musuem. I've been there a couple of times before without a guide, this time was much better and more insightful than going alone.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank catlins_ok
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is an interesting look into the past of Tibet- a shame really that it is not in Tibet. We really enjoyed the museum, although we stayed for a couple of hours, you could spend much more time there. Not only does it cover medicaine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Nice museum for raining days, quite big with 3 floors to visit. 15 mn taxi from downtown. We were very impressed by the great tangka which is worth the visit but also by the Tibetan traditional medical part.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frederique M
Reviewed 24 December 2017

My first time here,I didn't take bus as me and my friend tried to save more time. it almost took us 10-15 RMB no matter where you are going in the center. the Taxi goes by meters, not the rickshaw that they call out the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Wateryu W
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Easy to catch Bus #1 from Dongguan Street. Takes about 30 minutes and costs 1 Yuan. Easy to find place to get off as a large street sign nearby. Sign says entry is free but you do need to pay 60 yuan to see the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lktnz
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This museum highlights traditional Tibetan life, medicine's, astronomy and science.But the big wow factor is the 620 metre long thangka (scroll) which charts Tibetan history, and took 400 artists about 4 years to complete.Admission cost is 60 yuan and Bus no 1 will drop you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

This museum had an interesting range of exhibits about Tibetan medicine. I didn't know much before my visit and found the different displays interesting, especially the tangkas (paintings) depicting different treatments, illnesses and anatomy. There is a very long tangka on the second floor that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ruthc501
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this museum much more than I expected after reading the reviews. It contains the longest thanka ever made---680 meters of beautiful, detailed painting complimented by silk appliqué borders. There wasn't much detail in English about the various exhibits, but still interesting. Definitely can...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely a museum worth visiting if you have extra time in Xining. It will possibly takes you about half a day if you just plan to browse through the exhibits. The thanka is really worth seeing and is the most impressive exhibit in the museum....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank joel_ng_cj
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Read about it ! Wanted to see it ! Saw it yesterday and OMG... Is A Piece Of History.... 68 m long and 2.5 m high. It's in excellent condition too. If you are in Xining . A must visit . The place closed at...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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