Cobblestone streets wind along murmuring streams and between charming Naxi minority-style buildings in Lijiang Old Town. The snowy peak of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain looms above the calm waters of the Black Dragon Pool at the edge of Old Town. Adventure beckons from the opposite slope of the mountain that descends into the breath-taking Tiger Leaping Gorge.
The small Naxi village of Shuhe sits on the outskirts of Lijiang at the foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. While still part of the Lijiang Old Town UNESCO World Heritage Site, the village retains a more peaceful, charming and relaxed atmosphere than ... >>
Lijiang Old Town, nestled in a high mountain valley in Yunnan, is a UNESCO site and a major tourist destination. Wander the winding stone streets and alleys of Dayan, the main ... >>
Temples throughout Lijiang and the surrounding countryside are famed for their frescoes (bìhuà, 壁画). Sadly, many of them are in poor condition, largely thanks to vandalism by ... >>
Featuring more than 500 actors and 100 horses, Impression Lijiang is an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza. Spectacularly set in Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Park, some 3,500 m (11,500 ft) above sea level, this fabulous celebration of local culture ... >>