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Chinese name: 丽江古城 (Lijiang Gucheng). Location: Gucheng District, Lijiang City, Yunnan Province. Opening time: all day long. Ticket: No admission fee is charged, bu...
Chinese name: 玉龙雪山 (Yu Long Xue Shan). Location: 20 kilometers north from Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China. Opening time: 09:30-16:00. Ticket: ---Admission fee: CNY...
Chinese name: 长江第一湾 (Changjian Diyi Wan) Location: The first bend of the Yangtze River is located in the famous Shigu Village (northeast of Lijiang city). It is 50 ...
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 Ancient Town is well-known as one of the famous cultural heritages, while Mus Residence is the highlight of this town. Located at the southwest part of Lijiang, Mus Residence was the mansion of the Mu family, the ruler of Naxi people that ruled Lijiang for about 470 years in ancient China, as well as the government office of Lijiang, which was built symmetrically according to imperial palace of Han minority ethnic group.
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.
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.
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.
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 1800m, it is one of the top attractions of Lijiang and the important hub linking Tiger Leaping Gorge, Laojunshan and Meli 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.
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