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Old Town of Lijiang - China

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Address: No.57, Xuetang Rd, Dayan Township, Gucheng Dist, Lijiang 674100, China
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+86 888 511 1118
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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colourful of china

it's beautiful old town on day and night. On the day you can go around to see traditional Chinese architecture and when the sunset it's a lot of traveler, you will see colour of... read more

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Hat Yai, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

it's beautiful old town on day and night. On the day you can go around to see traditional Chinese architecture and when the sunset it's a lot of traveler, you will see colour of night, music and many shops, many pubs. If you go there you don't miss roast Yak meat because it's very good taste.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely old town with loads of character. Lots of shops and restaurants and main drags busy especially in the evening but easy to get away. Many good places to eat as well as beautiful old buildings to see

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a huge old town, rebuilt and there are plenty of activities and stores, though many of the shops and food options are copied and you end up seeing a lot of the same thing. I counted over 20 drum & music shops playing the same tune. You have to pay to enter and the prices tend to be high... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wll remodeled, but too noisy and commercial. Felt unreal. Nice shops. We went on a Saturday evening and very crowded.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lijiang is not a frequent stop for Westerners. Too bad. It is unlike much of what Westerners typically see in China. It is small and quaint. It celebrates a region of cultural diversity that is frequently swamped by the 92% Han culture in the rest of the country. The Old Town area is quaint. Much of it has been rebuilt... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the town is rebuilt from earth quake but it looks ancient and the buildings are all beautiful. The people are friendly and there are many shops selling local food and products. If you like old buildings, you should stay one to two nights in here.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lijiang is a very pretty town with cobbled streets, tiny bridges over thin streams flowing through the town and the architecture is visually stunning especially on a bright sunny day. The overhanging roof tops from opposite sides of the narrow lanes offer some respite from the warm sun. It is easy to get lost in this town, but there are... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't believe the "Lijiang is crazy busy" hype. Yes it's busy in certain places at certain times but there are beautiful traditional quiet backstreets everywhere. After visiting Dali we were hesitant about Lijiang but it proved to be well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the visit - one of the World Heritage sites. Great to walk around and wander along the narrow streets. Interesting shops and restaurants.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Town is very picturesque, and there are historic parks and temples to visit. It is interesting to see how the Chinese people manage to work and live in the ancient city, since vehicles are not allowed on the stone streets. The shopkeepers have placed plants whereever possible which adds to the charm of this town.

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