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Banpo Neolithic Village Museum

 Xian Attractions

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Introduction to Banpo Neolithic Village

Banpo Neolithic Village is situated in the Yellow River Valley east of Xian. The village contains remains of carbon dated settlements which can date back 6,700 years. Banpo Neolithic Village is located 3 miles from Xian and the museum on site was officially opened to the public in 1958. The Banpo Village is a typical Neolithic community that stems from Yangshao Culture. The Banpo people used tools made from wood and stone with women responsible for making pottery, spinning and looking after the family, while men fished.

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No.1 Banpo RoadXian

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Main Sights

First Exhibition Hall, Second Exhibition Hall and The Site Hall

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Travel Information

Admission:  65 Yuan (1st Mar - 30th Nov), 45 Yuan (1st Dec - 28th Feb)

Opening Hours: 8:00AM - 6:00PM (1st Mar - 30th Nov), Feb: 8:00AM - 5:30PM (1st Dec - 28th Feb)

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1. Take Subway Line 1 getting off at Banpo Station, then leave the station via Exit A.


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Travel Tips 

1. Avoid visiting during school holidays and Golden Week in October as there will be large numbers of local tourists.

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