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Dali

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Combining a glorious past with modern conveniences and scenic natural surroundings, Dali stands out as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Yunnan, perched in a strategic location and boasting fertile fields for agriculture. Great for pedestrians and popular among backpackers, the historically rich old city offers exquisite pavilions and paved streets with traditional Bai houses and lovely inner courtyards. Known for its perfect "Feng Shui," the city bustles with small markets and craft stalls. Sightseeing in Dali often includes a scenic pond with three famous pagodas set against the backdrop of Cang Mountains, only 3 km (1.9 mi) from the downtown area. Erhai Lake also provides a great day out, which you can combine with a pleasant hike in the mountains. Plenty of inexpensive eateries dot the city, serving as perfect places to stop and refresh during a Dali vacation. Our China trip builder allows you to plan your trip to Dali and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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