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Top Lijiang Attractions

Lijiang Ancient Town

Lijiang Ancient Town

Built in Southern Song Dynasty in 1253 and included in world heritage list in 1997, the Old Town of Lijiang is sheltered from cold wind by mountains in the southeast and ...

Yulong Snow Mountain

Yulong Snow Mountain

Altogether 13 peaks stretching for over 35km, Yulong Snow Mountain is the southernmost marine glacier in the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere. Its summit, Shanzi...

First Bend of the Yangtze River

First Bend of the Yangtze River

The Yangtze flows down from the world's roof Tibet Plateau and enter into Yunnan Province. The bend is the Jinshajiang section of the Yangtze; with an altitude of over 18...

Lijiang Ancient Town

Built in Southern Song Dynasty in 1253 and included in world heritage list in 1997, the Old Town of Lijiang is sheltered from cold wind by mountains in the southeast and favored with plentiful sunlight with an east wind and clear spring water flowing to each family. It features stone paved streets and blooming flowers.

Lijiang Mural

Art heritage of minority ethnic groups in northwest Yunnan, Lijiang Murals shows religionary topics of Mahayana, Tibetan Buddhism and Taoism. With earliest record which can be traced back to Ming Dynasty, the murals were painted by Han, Zang, and Naxi people with distinctive painting styles.

Jade Peak Temple

Constructed in 1700 during Qing Dynasty, located at the south foot of the snow mountain and some 15km north from Lijiang ancient City, the Jade Peak Temple (or Yufeng Temple) parallels with Fuguo Temple, Puji Temple, Wenfeng Temple and Zhiyun Temple as the Five Lamaseries of suburban Lijiang.

    Black Dragon Lake

    Located at the foot of Mt. Xiangshan, Black Dragon Lake, or Temple of Dragon King to locals, is a lake famous for clear water, thousand-year-old trees and picturesque landscape. The fountainhead spurting waters to form the lake covers 40000sq.m. and its trademark is its reflection of Yulong Snow Mountain on the lake.

    Dongba Culture Museum

    Built completely according to the traditional life style of Naxi Minority, Dongba Village offers traditional atmosphere of national culture from its layout of yard, building facilities, tools and details of life. In Mar 5th of lunar calendar, it is the annual Dongba Shenluo Fair held at Dongba Shenluo Temple.

      Tiger Leaping Gorge

      Known as the No.1 Gorge of Yangtze River, the gorge is famous after American pilot Rock's three flying experiences here and his shocking photos of the gorge. With a length of about 20km, it has become the holy land for outdoor adventure fans and is regarded as one of the top 10 hiking routes in China.

      Yulong Snow Mountain

      Altogether 13 peaks stretching for over 35km, Yulong Snow Mountain is the southernmost marine glacier in the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere. Its summit, Shanzidou, is 5596 meters high and viewed from afar, the snow-capped range resembles a silver dragon with snow curling up its middle.