Lijiang Old Town, the most famous place in Lijiang, is a must-see place for whoever come to Lijiang. In fact, there is a lot to explore in the city. The following is an introduction of attractions in Lijiang.
|Lijiang Old Town
|Shuhe Old Town
|Lijiang Old Town, inscribed in the World Heritage List in 1997, is an ancient town built nearly 1000 years ago. It is a place to get to know local culture and enjoy life. >>more
|Shuhe Old Town has become more and more popular these years. Unlike Lijiang, Shuhe is more quiet and less commercial. >>more
|Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
|Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is the southernmost glacier in the northern hemisphere. The snow-capped and fog-enveloped peaks look like a jade dragon in the clouds from the Old Town of Lijiang, from where the mountain’s name originated.
|Located at the boundary of Yunnan Province and Sichuan Province, Lugu Lake is just like a crystal diamond hidden in the mountains. It is 2690 meters above the sea level, also known as the pearl of the plateau. >>more
|Square Street is located in the center of Lijiang Old Town. It was the transportation hub and an important market in ancient times.
|Wangu Pavilion is a landmark of Lijiang. It is located on the high point of Lion Hill, where people could have a bird’s eye view of Lijiang Old Town.
|Baisha Village & Murals
|Black Dragon Pool
|Located at the foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Baisha Village is a traditional Naxi inhabitant. Baisha Mural is the most famous attraction. >>more
|Black Dragon Pool is beautiful place to go sightseeing. The scenery is very beautiful. >>more
|Former Residence of Joseph Rock
|Dongba Culture Museum
|Joseph Rock was an Austrian-American explorer, geographer, linguist and botanist. From 1922 to 1949, he spent most of his time studying the flora, peoples and languages of southwest China, mainly in Yunnan, Sichuan, southwest Gansu and eastern Tibet. He lived in Lijiang for 27 years.
|Dongba Culture Museum is a museum of Dongba culture of Naxi People. It is a good place to learn about local culture.