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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 ...
With five-story and whole wooden structure, Wangu Pavilion is a landmark building of Lijiang. It is 33 meters high and mainly constructed on 16 columns. After ascending the Wangu Pavilion, you can see magical Yulong Snow Mountain in the north and beautiful Lijiang Ancient Town in the east.
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.
Art heritage of minority ethnic groups in northwest Yunnan, Lijiang Murals shows religionary topics of Mahayana, Tibetan Buddhism and Taoism. With earliest record which can be traced back to Ming Dynasty, the murals were painted by Han, Zang, and Naxi people with distinctive painting styles.
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 to the east of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and formed by snow water of the mountain, Baishui River in Lijiang is the branch of Jinsha River, which is the upper reach of the famous Yangtze River in China.
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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