Old Town of Lijiang - China, Lijiang

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Step back 800 years into history at Old Town of Lijiang - China, a historic village and designated World Heritage Site built at the end of the Song dynasty. The town retains a hybrid of traditions of the Han and Nakhi people, two Chinese ethnic minorities who settled there centuries ago. Many of the houses are constructed of mud and timber along canals and streams that wind through the town. Wander the narrow lanes to browse many shops geared towards visiting tourists and witness street performances of traditional music and circle dances. Put Old Town of Lijiang - China into our Lijiang visit planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Lijiang.
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  • The old town is a nice place with many small shops that are more or less charming. Overall, however, it is definitely worth a walk through the many small alleyways.
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  • The food market is for real people, not tourists. You could pick out a chicken and they would butcher it on the spot. There were pails, pools,and tanks full of live fish. Endless choices of vegetabls ...  more »
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  • A beautiful but very touristic area. Lots of souvenir shops and everywhere the same. Visit during calm hours during the day but make pictures at night.
  • Very beautiful place. However, very high prices. Not very crowded in June. Not many European tourist around here. Also, most of the people don't speak English language here.
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