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Shuyuanmen, Beilin District, Xi'an 710001, China
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Reviewed 2 days 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank baywanderer
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

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 February 2018

the place is at the heart of the busy and beautiful city of Xian. you can easily kill a couple of hours simply walking across this area. there are usually some activities (a small carnival or fair) going on at the adjacent spaces

1  Thank Avimanyu B
Reviewed 2 January 2018

From the map, I thought the Big Goose Pagoda was towards the south of Xian city but I lost my direction and bumped into this street of calligraphy and books. It was located at a short walk from the Bell Tower, slightly towards the east...More

1  Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Right outside Terracotta warriors, definitely leave room to eat the street food!!! It is so yummy and so worth it. I bought a huge bucket of Pomegranate for 15 kuai. Heck ya! The only problem I had was with the dog pelts being sold. Just...More

1  Thank talia679
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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.
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