Old Town of Lijiang - China, Lijiang

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Step back 800 years into history at Old Town of Lijiang - China, a historic village and designated World Heritage Site built at the end of the Song dynasty. The town retains a hybrid of traditions of the Han and Nakhi people, two Chinese ethnic minorities who settled there centuries ago. Many of the houses are constructed of mud and timber along canals and streams that wind through the town. Wander the narrow lanes to browse many shops geared towards visiting tourists and witness street performances of traditional music and circle dances. Put Old Town of Lijiang - China into our Lijiang visit planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Lijiang.
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  • Dayan aka Lijiang old town is very beautiful. The atmosphere is more lively at night with more visitors. If you are staying within the old town like what we did, you could visit Mu mansion in the day ...  more »
  • The old town of Lijiang, a very beautiful city, finds the old houses where Chiba lived, with many popular restaurants and tea shops, some popular clothing house shops, bedspreads, and handicrafts such...  more »
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  • A beautiful place that kept traditional Chinese style. The old streets are paved with stones and there is a little stream flowing through the whole town. People are nice, friendly and laid back. It's a place that is good for think and reflection. Unfortunately it is quite commercial as well.
  • One of the few memorable places in China where history is well preserved as in the layout, structures of buildings and houses. Traditional houses stand and local customs very much preserved to a large extent. The cobblestone street adds to the ambience of ancient town of Lijiang and best of all, the very old Water Windmill is a major attraction. Stayed in ancient town, 2 times for a couple of days. Worth the money!!!
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