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Culture Street (Wénhuà Jiē)

Culture Street (Wénhuà Jiē) Review

Just inside the city wall, this lively but very touristy pedestrian street is lined with houses that have been rebuilt in traditional Ming style. Shops sell a wide variety of wares, including charming calligraphy and watercolors. If you're coming from South Gate, halfway down the first block you'll find Guanzhong Academy, built in 1609. Take a peek through the gates, as entrance is forbidden. Continue east along the city wall to reach the Forest of Stone Tablets.

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  • Address: 1 block north of South Gate, Xian, 710001 | Map It
  • Location: Xian
Updated: 03-05-2013

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