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Shu Yuan Men ( Ancient Culture Street): Tours & Tickets

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Shuyuanmen, Beilin District, Xi'an 710001, China
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Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

It is so lovely to make a walking tour in this artistic street! Small workshops shops full of picture, papers, stone stamps, old and new wooden, bronze, copper, porcelain beautiful things. Very recommended!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank asb1952
Reviewed 15 April 2019 via mobile

Well the answer is writing tools and artworks. Nowadays they also sell common souvenirs like miniature terracotta warrior. Would be interesting to walk around. For foreigners you might be interested to carve a traditional Chinese name seal on the spot. 書院門通往孔廟(現碑林博物館),但古廟已不復在。這兒街邊賣許多文房四寶及藝術作品。只是粗人,不懂欣賞。匆匆路過。

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank nandao l
Reviewed 7 April 2019

Many colorful things and gardens were present. It is conveniently located. This was a nice place to wonder around and have some lunch and a break.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Laura B
Reviewed 18 March 2019

Fabulous street to witness the civilisation who invented / used extensively the paper, the calligraphy brushes, ink and ink stones. People took a lot of pride in their craft and goods..,

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 16 March 2019 via mobile

A wide area of artists shops this street is a must see if you want some cultural immersion. I thought the prices for everything was reasonable and exploring the street and side alleys was a joy. My partner and I had a stamp made of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MattGrigg
Reviewed 31 December 2018

This street is basically for tourists. People working at the different shops lining both sides of the street wears special clothes and prices of food is also more expensive than in the Muslim quarter. If you have time, go to the real deal.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank madeleinbooth
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

I love the vibes here, it reminds me of school days, there are shops selling writing paper, ink, ink blotter, old books, painting brush. The buildings are quaint and pretty and you get a glimpse of local folks going about their daily lives in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

this street is filled with chinese calligraphy shops, papers, brushes and even painting.. so only interesting for people who want to see or learn about this. you can see even how some of these stuffs are done. lots of painting shops too, maybe not very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

The street is a must, but only if you have time. It is not as good as it was a few years ago. A lot of a shop selling art and tools for art.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marius P
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Not really a attraction in itself but lovely to pass through if you looking for art stuff, calligraphy pens

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.