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Lijiang Old Town, China

From series “Top 13 most fantastic and colorful streets and quarters”
In China, fans of walking in unusual places will be interested in visiting the historic area of  Lijiang. The Yuhe River flows in its historic quarter, so while strolling along its cobbled streets, you can see many beautiful canals and a graceful pedestrian bridge. Locals decorate banks with live ornamental plants and flowers. In warmer months, the historic quarter is literally immersed in abundant greenery. Another nice feature of ancient streets is a number of beautiful buildings in traditional style. These are built of wood and decorated with traditional Chinese paper lanterns.

Lijiang Old Town, China Lijiang district is largely focused on tourists. There are many ethnic restaurants, souvenir shops and stores. In 1997, the historic quarter of Lijiang was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is considered one of the most colorful and picturesque historic districts in the country. Many tourists are attracted to this beautiful spot by a market where they can buy amazing souvenirs and taste real local delicacies in a cafe.

Numerous beautiful houses, huge pots with live flowers, channels with crystal clear water, and fish swimming in them make the quarter of Lijiang one of the most beautiful places in the world. The only downside of this fabulous place is a huge amount of people, many of whom are tourists. To stroll through the quiet streets and make beautiful pictures, it's better to go for a walk with the first rays of the sun. Next - Vila De Gracia


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Lijiang Old Town - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Credit Cooperative of China' located in 0.16 km ( check the route on the map).
Supermarket: 'Famous Name Cigarette Healthy' in 0.15 km
Parking: 'Back Dragon Pool Parking Lot' in 0.02 km
Apotheek: 'Yixin Tang Lijiang Liansuosi Shop' in 0.1 km
Police station: 'Xi'an Police Station Huama Street On-Duty Station' in 0.58 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Naxi Yao'apo Shangxin Liangfen' in 0.02 km
Railway station: 'Lijiang Gaokuai Passenger Transport Station' in 1.23 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Kunming Wujiaba International Airport KMG - in 322 km

Best hotels near Lijiang Old Town

Jinyueyuan Shenzhenair Boutique Hotel

Located in 0 km from Lijiang Old Town
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Rooms: 38
Jinyueyuan Boutique Hotel is an 8-minute walk from Sifang Street and a 5-minute drive from Lijiang Bus Terminal and a 15-minute drive from Lijiang … More: photo, rates and booking
Lijiang Lun Hui Lotus Hostel

Located in 1 km from Lijiang Old Town
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Rooms: 11
Liwang Hotel

Located in 2 km from Lijiang Old Town
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Rooms: 90
Liwang Hotel is 10 km from Lijiang Railway Station and 27 km from Sanyi Airport. Jade Dragon Mountain is 30 km away. Tastefully decorated with red … More: photo, rates and booking
Walking Through The Clouds

Located in 3 km from Lijiang Old Town
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Rooms: 13
Walking Through The Clouds is a 30-minute drive from Lashi Lake, a 1-hour drive from Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and a 5.5-hour drive from Lugu Lake. … More: photo, rates and booking

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