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Stele Forest Museum Family Dependents' Courtyard

Hongying Rd, Beilin Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China

Centuries of Steles and Sculptures

An interestingly curated museum, the Forest of Stone Steles Museum (also called the Steles Forest or Beilin Museum) focuses on displays of steles (commemorative slabs), epigraphs, and stone sculptures from throughout history. The museum's collection of inscribed tablets offers a unique window into ancient ways of life. Located inside the Wenchang Gate of the Xian City Wall, the museum was constructed similarly to Xian's Confucian Temple, which dates to 1087.