Must-See Places in Lijiang

Must-See Places in Lijiang, Lijiang, China (B)

Lijiang (丽江) is a stunningly picturesque ancient city located in the northwest region of Yunnan province, China. It is home to the Naxi minority ethnic group and has a history of more than 800 years. Nestled in the mountainous region near the Yunnan/Sichuan border, the city is at an elevation of 2400m. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it used to be a major trading point along the Ancient Tea Horse Road. Join us, while we share with you the 3 must-see places in Lijiang!

We were fortunate to be able to explore Lijiang twice, in Nov-2017 and Sep-2018. Based on our visits, below are the 3 must-see places in Lijiang that you should not miss. Plus, all the travel tips and info that we’ve collected. Enjoy!

The highlight of any trip to Lijiang must be visiting its beautifully preserved township, Lijiang Old Town.

Lijiang Old Town has a history of more than 800 years. And used to be a strategically important point along the ancient Tea Horse Road; a major tea trading route between China and South Asia. It is widely recognised as one of the best-preserved and most beautiful ancient town in China. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Must-See Places in Lijiang
Guide Location: China » Lijiang
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Allan See Toh
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.balukootravel.com/must-see-places-in-lijiang/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Old Town
  • Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Tiger Leaping Rock
  • YuLong Snow Mountain
  • Blue Moon Valley