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The Silk Road Sights

Gansu Provincial Museum (Gānsù shěng bówùguǎn)

  • 3 Xijin Xi Lu, near the train station Map It
  • Lanzhou
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 01/01/2015

Fodor's Review

The most famous item in this excellent museum's collection is the elegant bronze "Flying Horse," considered a masterpiece of ancient Chinese art. Other notable objects include a silver plate documenting contact between China and Rome more than 2,200 years ago, and wooden tablets used to send messages along the Silk Road. Not all exhibits have information in English. Admission is free but you'll need your passport.

Sight Information


3 Xijin Xi Lu, near the train station, Lanzhou, 730050, China

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–5

Updated 01/01/2015


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