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Museum of China Tibetan Medicine Culture

No.36 Jing'er Road, Chengdong District, Xining 810016, China
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No.36 Jing'er Road, Chengdong District, Xining 810016, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum had an interesting range of exhibits about Tibetan medicine. I didn't know much before my visit and found the different displays interesting, especially the tangkas (paintings) depicting different treatments, illnesses and anatomy. There is a very long tangka on the second floor that...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this museum much more than I expected after reading the reviews. It contains the longest thanka ever made---680 meters of beautiful, detailed painting complimented by silk appliqué borders. There wasn't much detail in English about the various exhibits, but still interesting. Definitely can...More

Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely a museum worth visiting if you have extra time in Xining. It will possibly takes you about half a day if you just plan to browse through the exhibits. The thanka is really worth seeing and is the most impressive exhibit in the museum....More

Thank joel_ng_cj
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Read about it ! Wanted to see it ! Saw it yesterday and OMG... Is A Piece Of History.... 68 m long and 2.5 m high. It's in excellent condition too. If you are in Xining . A must visit . The place closed at...More

Thank Tk N
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Fair disclaimer, I am a student and practitioner of Tibetan medicine, so I have an interest, but even so it is well worth your time to visit if you are in Xining. This was my third visit to the museum and I always find it...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

There are several different exhibits that are all pretty cool and well done and interesting, especially if you have a Tibetan friend or guide who can explain what everything means (not a whole lot in English other than the main intros, which actually are pretty...More

Thank Brad J
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The top floor is where the Thangka is and was very interesting to see! 1st floor is all about Tibetan medicine and the basement goes over Tibetan culture. Would definitely recommend coming here if you are in Xining.

Thank Mag2712
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Around 20 minutes by taxi from Xining or get on bus no.1 from West Gate (西门) will take around 45 minutes. The museum is free but on the ticket booth before you enter the building they'll ask you if you want to see the thangka...More

1  Thank hanzjo
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Tibetan Medical Museum resides 6 kilometers from the center of Xining city. It is the largest Thangka project i have ever seen, which has a 618 meters long. The Thangka is about Tibetan history and buddhism evolved since Tibet kingdom. Very Interesting!

1  Thank Norbu L
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Museum of China Tibetan Medicine Culture is destination #1 in Xining. Around 20 minutes from city center by taxi, but it worth it. In Museum I've seen the biggest tangha in the world. I wonder if it is the longest masterpiece of art in the...More

3  Thank OlegButenko1974
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