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Shuhe Ancient Town, Lijiang

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Listed as a World Heritage Site, Shuhe Ancient Town remains known for its historic houses, waterways, and stone bridges constructed by combining architectural styles of the native Naxi people and the Ming dynasty. Located at the foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, the town stands on a historic tea route, hidden away from other urban areas and modern city bustle. You can purchase many inexpensive souvenirs here, as well as a range of spices used in the local cuisine. Put Shuhe Ancient Town into our Lijiang trip itinerary website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Lijiang.
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  • Need to pay rmb30 per pax as it’s owned by private. Though the locals say that it’s free if you go in by other side entrances. It’s much quieter than Lijiang old town but I love this town, worth visit...  more »
  • May 15 The ancient town is one of several we visited, but in retrospect it is the best one. Maybe it is because we stayed both nights at The Bivou which is just off the main street. I had many opportu...  more »
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  • Nice place to visit, not too many tourists around - which is good
  • Shuhe is relatively quiet compare to Lijiang DaYan even both also old heritage town in Lijiang, but you may ride horse in shuhe and not in Lijiang Dayan
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