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Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture

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Heilong Tan, Lijiang, China
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Decently documented, 75% had English explanations as well, free to enter, takes about 30min and is a nice break from the park.

Thank Mellittletan
Reviewed February 11, 2018

It is at the Black Dragon Pool Park's northern entrance, and is worth a visit if you have the time. The square hall at the back of the museum have collections of antique paintings also.

Thank Harrison J
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This museum is done really well and has comprehensive exhibits detailing the history and culture of the Naxi people. We also had a guide which helped even more to get the detail and information. Well set out and very worth a visit.

Thank KCrC2011
Reviewed November 20, 2017

The artifacts are well documented in English with good translations.. A very good introduction to the fascinating Dongba culture. Well worth a visit.

Thank mzungu333
Reviewed November 2, 2017

It has a few interesting displays and some information about the history of this group. You won't spend more than an hour there.

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed October 31, 2017

It's amazing to learn that the Dongba have a pictographic language of >2000 characters--and to see many documents in that language, with comparisons to others. However, one is left with very diffuse impressions of Dongba culture and life

Thank Charon666
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

This museum is inside the Jade Dragon lake and is definitely worth visiting if you are interested in learning more about local culture. It is well curated and there are a lot of English translations. This museum explains about the lives and history of the...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This is a small museum but it took our breath away when we walked in as it is very well designed and the exhibits exquisitely presented. Entrance is free and there is a sort of gift shop but the selection wass not very big when...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Good view of the Naxi culture. Unfortunatelly, few things were translated. Interesting place to visit.

Thank yogadicta52
Reviewed April 29, 2017

This small museum presents the local culture - Naxi People. Dongba seems to refer to the religious leaders. Dress and decorative and useful artifacts are displayed and described in English. But the most interesting for me was the pictographic written language that is still in...More

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