On a visit to Lijiang you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Lijiang. These places are what Lijiang is all about. These must see places in Lijiang will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Old Town Area, Lijiang, China
05:00 am - 10:00 pm
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 this place is a wonder to behold. Not only have the old houses and streets been well preserved, they have been improved upon gorgeously. But the old tr...
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2 Miles North West of Lijiang Ancient Town,Lijiang, China
07:30 am - 07:00 pm
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 traditions are old and so are the buildings and streets. It is one of the biggest settlements of the minority Naxi people. The ancient tea route runs along...
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300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang, Lijiang, China
Lugu lake is a wide expanse of still water surrounded by beautiful greenery. The lake is located 200 kilometres from Lijiang. The lake is surrounded by hills. The forest around it is dense. The water is clear enough for you to see that it is full of fish. The lake is shaped in the form of a horse-shoe. Legend says that the lake was formed when a fe...
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Xin Daje, Lijiang 674100, China
07:30 am - 06:00 pm
This is a relaxing little park where the locals come to hang out with their loved ones. The greenery is refreshing. The park is a good break from the hustle and bustle of the city life. The lawns look fresh. You can have lunch sitting on it. The willow trees form a cool shade during sunny afternoons. The pond is full of still water that reflects th...
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Yulong County 674100, China
08:30 am - 04:00 pm
This the southernmost glacier in the Northern Hemisphere. It consists of 13 peaks. At 5600 metres, Shanzidou is the highest. It is called the jade Dragon Mountain because during the fog, from the villages it looks like a sleeping dragon. The mountain is covered with snow. It stretches for about 35 kilometres. It is believed that the mountain is the...
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Southwest of the Old Town, Lijiang 674100,China
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
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 Mountain on the left, the Lion Mountain at the back and the Tiger mountain to its right. Dominantly, it is a typical example of the architecture of the Min...
The centre of the Lijiang Old Town is the Square Street. 4 main streets emerge from this street and take 4 different directions. A network of lanes connects all the four corners of the city to this town square. The streets are paved with bluestones.The sluice at the centre opens in the night; water gushes out of it and cleans all the streets of the...
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Baisha village, Lijiang, China
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 lines, vivid patterns and bright colours. The compositions are balanced and harmonious. Most of the frescos tell religious stories of Buddhism and Taoi...
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Xinhua Street, Dayan Town, Gucheng District,Lijiang 674100, China
06:00 am - 08:00 pm
This is a hill-top park in the Old Town of Lijiang. From the corner of the Sifang square you walk up the trail. And when you reach the top, you will be greeted by a panoramic view of the Lijiang old town and the Haba Snow mountain. This park is green, serene and relaxing. The view of the pines on both sides of you, as you walk up the hill, makes th...
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Heilong Tan, Lijiang, China
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 Lijiang. This is the area where most of the minority population of the Naxi culture lives. The museum is small yet highly informative. You can also fi...