Situated in a province considered as an important birth place of Chinese culture, the Shaanxi history Museum is a not to be missed attraction when you visit this historic city. As a result of being the capital throughout 13 dynasties, this city and the museum have unique historic features.

Regarded as the pearl of ancient dynasties this museum gives a valuable review of the ancient glory of the province and its age old culture. The first modern national museum in the country, it was initiated in 1983 and opened its doors to the public in 1991. Extending over 65000 square feet, the museum has warehouses that store olden antiques, relics and treasures that belong to various dynasties and eras. History of over million years, are on display here, through 370,000 exhibits.

The building itself exhibits the beautiful architectural style that prevailed during the Tang dynasty. There are 4 worship halls and a two storied central hall built to bring out a rustic charm that would have prevailed during the ancient times. There are permanent exhibition halls as well as temporary halls within the premise. The hall that exhibits Tang Mural paintings are a highlight of the museum. These paintings depict the lifestyle of nobles and different aspects of the early culture that prevailed in China.

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So head over to the ancient city of Shaanxi where empires have risen and fallen, meet and greet it’s beautiful culture and make merry with 1000 years of history when you explore what’s in store for you at the Shaanxi museum.