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Dongba Culture Museum

Lijiang, China

The word “dongba” refers to the priests of the powerful Naxi ethnic group of China. Even today, the dongba teach the people to live in harmony with nature by using a hieroglyphic style of writing. They have a great influence on the Naxi culture. The Dongba Culture Museum lies near Lijiang, China. The surrounding area is a popular tourist destination with many attractions and resorts. The architecture of the Museum reflects the typical Naxi square, open-courtyard style. It has more than 12,000 ancient relics of the old teachings like holy books, paintings, sacrificial tools, lifestyle depictions, information about their festivals, and more.

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