Lijiang Must See will lead you to the highlights of Lijiang which you should never miss during you tour in this ancient city.
In this page you will find what to see in Lijiang including natural and historic attraction, shows and shopping malls. Now, please come with Top China Travel to start your impressive Lijiang tour.
Lijiang Must-see Attractions
Recommended attractions: Lijiang Old Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Lugu Lake, Yufeng Temple
Lijiang Old Town
, which is perfectly adapted to the uneven topography of this key commercial and strategic site, has retained a historic townscape of high quality and authenticity.
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
is one of the most famous attractions in Lijiang. With 13 main peaks and stretches 35km from south to north, this mountain is like a silver dragon lying in the clouds.
Tiger Leaping Gorge
is a canyon on the Yangtze River
(also known as Golden Sands River in this area).
is located about 300km away from Lijiang
. It is a plateau lake with a total area of 52 square kilometers, 2,685 meters above the sea level. Embraced by mountains, this lake is called the "mother lake" by Mosuo People that lives along the lake shore.
is only 9 km away from Lijiang. With ancient forests clustering around, the whole temple shows a distinctive and conjunct architecture style of Han Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism
and the local Naxi Dongba Religion.
Lijiang Must-see Performances
Recommended Shows: Impression of Lijiang, Naxi Ancient Music
Impression of Lijiang,
combineing 500 actors, 100 horses, a 360-degree open-air theatre stage at 10, 170 feet above sea level with Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the back, the only word that comes to describe the music, choreography and magnificent outdoor setting is "incomparable".
Venue: Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Duration: About 1 hour
Naxi Ancient Music
is a show of the musical culture of the Naxi people in Lijiang. It is the oldest music in Yunnan Province, and it is one of China or the world's oldest music.
Venue: East Street in Dayan Ancient Town, Lijiang City, Yunnan Province
Duration: 1 .5 hours (daily 20:00)
Lijiang Must-see Shopping Malls
Recommended shopping malls: Lijiang Old Town, Shuhe Ancient Town
Lijiang Old Town
is a major commodity distribution center in northwestYunnan and handicrafts origin.
Location: in central Lijiang City, Yunnan Province
What to buy: Lijiang special local product, Naxi mural, national handicraft
Shuhe Ancient Town
lies in the core position of all the scenic spots in Lijiang. It is the pivotal point of visiting Lijiang Old Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lugu Lake and First Bend of the Yangtze River.
Location: located 4km to the northwest of the Lijiang Ancient Town
What to buy: wax printing, silver jewelery, dress and personal adornment, national handicraft
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