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Lijiang

3.8
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Bodies of Water

Popular things to do in Lijiang

World heritage site
Old Town of Lijiang - China
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Shuhe Ancient Town
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
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World heritage site
Black Dragon Pond Park
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Body
Lugu Lake
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road. The World Heritage-protected old town area displays an attractive system of canals, ornate bridges, and wooden architecture, which you can explore by foot along the old cobblestone streets, or by boat. Nearby mountains and small, authentic towns provide other places to see when on holiday in Lijang. Put Lijiang at the heart of your travel plans by using our China trip builder.

Side trips from Lijiang

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Mountain
Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain Yulong County
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Baisha Ancient Town Yulong County
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Lijiang

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World heritage site
Three Parallel Rivers National Park
4.0
Duration: 8 hours
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Landmark
Square Street (Sifangjie)
3.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Body
Blue Moon Valley
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
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Walking tour
Walking tours
5.0
Duration: 8 hours

Historic Sites in Lijiang

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Historic Site
Mufu Palace
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Ruin
Beiyue Temple of Lijiang
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village
3.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Lijiang Mural
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in Lijiang

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National Park
Lashi Lake
3.3
Duration: 8 hours
Island
Bird Island, Lijiang
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Body
Qingxi Reservoir
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Water Body
White Water River
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Tours in Lijiang

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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Hiking / Camping Tour
Lijiang Guides - Day Tours
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

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