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 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                        Lugu lake
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain lugu lake
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                    Wangu Pavilion
square street wangu pavilion
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
baisha 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
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.

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