During your tour to Xian, besides the world famous attraction - Terra Cotta Warriors, the Beilin Museum is also a good spot to choose. Beilin Museum is famous for the large number of the stone tablets. It was built in 1087 Beisong Dynasty and in Qing Dynasty, the large collection of ancient stone tablets was named “Beilin”. In 1992, this scenic spot was named Xian Beilin Museum.
This museum was built to collect, study, display ancient stone tablets, epigraphs and stone cutting statues. Covering an area of 31900 square meters, it is consist of Confucius Temple, Beilin and stone inscription art room three parts. The front part is the reconstruction of the Confucius Temple to show the respect to this saint people. The "first famous bell under heaven" which is named Jingyun Bell was built in Jingyun period Tang Dynasty. There are various emblazonry patterns, exquisite caver and vivid image. For all the tourists from all over the world, you will know the layout of the museum clearly in your Xian city tour here.
Stepping on the blue stone path of Beilin Museum, the elegant and antique feelings will make you dazzled and praise the profound of the ancient Chinese culture. Beilin Museum is a Chinese traditional temple style architectural complex. There are seven display rooms, six visiting corridors and one pavilion built over the stone tablets from where you could see the stone tablets passed down from different styles and periods. The first display room is built to display the stone tablets. The second display room collects the batch of famous stone tablets of Tang Dynasty. The third display room is the introduction of the calligraphy history. The fourth, fifth and sixth rooms all have good works. While seeing the different period stone tablets, you will realize the developing line of the calligraphy as well.
Xian Beilin Museum supplies precious data for you to study Chinese ancient history, calligraphy and paintings. Having abundant collections and various content, the Xian Beilin Museum gains the high reputation among China as the "Oriental Cultural Treasury ", "Calligraphy Artistic Palace" and "World Ancient Stone Carved Stack Room". You will know more about Chinese culture and history during your Xian Tour here.