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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
No.57, Xuetang Rd, Dayan Township, Gucheng Dist, Lijiang 674100, China
+86 888 511 1118
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome but extremely touristy The 'gu cheng' in lijiang is extremely beautiful and is a must see on a Yunnan trip. Unfortunately it is also very touristy full of drum shops, and other souvenir shops. I thoroughly enjoyed walking through the cobbled streets and getting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

buildings inside the OLd Town are really something to see. The the real feeling of Old and New. Street shows are also OK too. The Mu place is also a good place to tour around. Overall, it is worthwhile to visit Old Town of Lijiang.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our nights wandering around old town. Great for all types of food. Definitely try N’s kitchen! They have really good western food (and awesome breakfast) for very reasonable prices. The view from the balcony of some of the restaurants was great!

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing days in lijiang. Thanks to Master 和卫东. He is reliable, responsible and very organize as well as punctual. He is very friendly approach and told us a lot of wild mushrooms and other wild plants and the benefit our body’s system....More

1  Thank Lina K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A magical place with all the contradictions of new and old China. Take your time the air is thin and walking around is the best way to see this pearl of a mountain towns.

Thank Ricklars
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed inside the old town for 6 days, very charming. But there isn't many variety in foods, mostly hotpot and yunnan specialty food. The people love dogs so much that almost every guesthouse inside the old town have at least one dog. It's a...More

1  Thank Frozzy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really interesting old town with lots of history and Naxi minority group culture. Very easy to lose yourself amongst the many crisscrossed alleys and waterways

1  Thank Oldyottie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Around 1300 is when this city was built. The old town is now a purely tourist destination with all old style home converted to small lodges / hotel / inn. Stayed at one of the old town and it’s indeed feel in the warmth of...More

1  Thank Vishal S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Lijiang don’t miss a visit to the old town. When you first arrive you will be amazed at the many old buildings restored to their former glory. Most of the houses have been converted to tourist shops but the exterior still...More

Thank CorneliusM35
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

It is usually very crowded but here are lots of shops and places to eat there. I have to admit that the moment I got in I couldn't concentrate on a single thing since I wanted to look everywhere! Great place but generally quite expensive....More

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Xian hua bing is the name of the little rose cakes
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Response from anagracielal2017 | Reviewed this property |
We had an excellent lady Mrs. Li, English speaking from the local Naxi University. She has a driver also. It is not a travel agency. You can find her in the square near the water wheel.
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My boyfriend and I were looking around for tours and all of them are really expensive and we didn't book at first. Then we stumbled upon a really nice spa, called Eden Spa and we spoke to the owner who has lived there and... More