Old Town of Lijiang
By: Anna.Gan on 3/28/2013 12:19:50 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China Tours, the Old Town of Lij, Chinese culture,

 The Old Town of Lijiang is also known as Dayan Town. Located in Lijiang city in China’s Yunnan Province, the Old Town of Lijiang covers an area of 1.5 square kilometers. It is surrounded by Lion Mountain in the west and by Elephant and Golden Row Mountains in the north. In the southeast, there are fertile fields, which are dozens of kilometers long.

 The Old Town of Lijiang was first built in Southern Song Dynasty and has almost a thousand years history.. It is one of China’s famous historical and cultural cities and one National 5A level scenic spot. In addition, the town was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage Liston in1997.

 The Old Town of Lijiang differs from other ancient Chinese cities in architecture, history and the culture. Lijiang has many historical relics. Black dragon Pool, Wufeng Building and Lijiang mural paintings are very famous in China. There are many traditional festivals for people there, such as Sandu Festival, Torch Festival and Stick Festival on the 15th day of the first month of the lunar year, etc.

 If you want to plan China Tours, the beautiful ancient town in Lijiang is a must visit place. When travel to the Old Town of Lijiang, you can go to the ancient street to feel the ancient culture, visit the Mufu mansion and Fuguo Temple with Five Phoenix Tower to enjoy the architecture art, and enjoy the colorful life of native people there. 

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