Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Lijiang

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Lijiang is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Lijiang a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Lijiang.

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  1. Lijiang Old Town

    #1 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Lijiang Old Town

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Old Town Area, Lijiang, China

    Timings: 05:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The old town area of Lijiang preserves the traditional culture of the region. It is home to the minority clan of Naxi. The Naxi people are very particular about the aesthetic of their town and hence t...Read more

  2. Shuhe Ancient Town

    #2 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Shuhe Ancient Town

    Tags: Outdoors, Tourist Center, Market, Town

    Address: 2 Miles North West of Lijiang Ancient Town,Lijiang, China

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Hidden in a forest, about 4 kilometres away from the Lijiang old town is the Shuhe old town. This place is so well preserved that you’d feel that you have time travelled into the past. The tradi...Read more

  3. Mufu Palace

    #3 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Mufu Palace

    Tags: Library, Observatory, Palace, Tourist Center

    Address: Southwest of the Old Town, Lijiang 674100,China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Mufu Palace is an old and magnificent mansion that was once home to the ruling family of Lijiang. It is situated right in the middle of Lijiang Old Town area. It is surrounded by the Jade Dragon Mount...Read more

  4. Lashi Lake

    #4 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Lashi Lake

    Tags: Temple, Outdoors, Water Body, View Point

    Address: 10 km West of Lijiang, Lijiang 674107, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Lashi Lake is a vast and beautiful water body located on the southern slope of the jade Dragon Snow Mountain. It lies on an altitude of about 2500 metres. Its stretch is that of 20 square miles. Lashi...Read more

  5. Lijiang Mural In Baisha Village

    #5 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Lijiang Mural In Baisha Village

    Tags: Art Gallery, Outdoors, Observatory, Tourist Center

    Address: Baisha village, Lijiang, China

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Baisha village is known for its collection of murals at the Dabaoji Palace. This place sits on an area of 73 square metres. It has 28 groups of frescoes. The mural paintings have fine and smooth l...Read more

  6. Museum Of Naxi Dongba Culture

    #6 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Museum Of Naxi Dongba Culture

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, History Museum

    Address: Heilong Tan, Lijiang, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is the museum that has exhibits that explain the Naxi culture. Located at the entrance of the Black Dragon Pool’s northern entrance, this place is a must-visit if you visit the old town of ...Read more

  7. Wangu Pavilion

    #7 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Wangu Pavilion

    Tags: Religious Site, Outdoors, View Point, Tourist Center

    Address: Lion Mountain, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100,China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Wangu pavilion is a wooden monastery situated on the Lion Hill of the Lijiang Old Town Area. It is 5-storeyed wooden structure that provides you with a nice panoramic view of the town beneath. Arc...Read more

  8. The Baisha Naxi Embroidery Institute

    #8 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    The Baisha Naxi Embroidery Institute

    Tags: Observatory, Educational Site, Tourist Center, Arts And Crafts

    Address: Baisha Village, Yulong County, China

    This is an embroidery school in the Baisha Village of Lijiang. Now the inistitute has become more of an exhibition because in modern times it is difficult to encourage girls to indulge in embroidery. ...Read more

  9. Rhizome Lijiang Art Center

    #9 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Rhizome Lijiang Art Center

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Library, Cafe

    Address: Dayan Jiedao Yishang Cun, Weihuiwenlin Cun,Lijiang, China

    This art centre provides residence to emerging and confirmed artists. It is located to the north-east of the Lijiang Old Town, a fifteen minute walk from there. If you are an art enthusiast, this is a...Read more

  10. Beiyue Temple Of Lijiang

    #10 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Beiyue Temple Of Lijiang

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, View Point

    Address: Yulong Village, Baisha Country, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100, China

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    This is an old temple situated inside the Black Dragon Pool Park. It is 300 years old but very well maintained. The architecture is mostly timbre. The walls are full of artistic wooden carvings. It&rs...Read more

  11. Yak Meadow

    #11 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
    Yak Meadow

    Tags: Temple, Outdoors, View Point, Hiking Trail

    Address: Jade Dragon Snow mountain, Yunnan, Lijiang, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Yak meadow is on the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. At an elevation of 3500 metres, this place is a quiet grass field. The place is very peaceful and devoid of crowd. Most people say that this place i...Read more

  12. Palazzo Della Famiglia Mu

    #12 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Lijiang
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    Tags: Tour, Architecture

    Address: 49 Guangyi Street Guanyuan Alley, Gucheng Qu, Lijiang Shi, Yunnan Sheng, China, 674100

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    A peaceful morning, taking in the Chinese culture? This place is great to learn about the traditional Chinese buildings and their architecture. They also have tours with tour guides, but the guides ca...Read more

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