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Old Town of Lijiang - China

No.57, Xuetang Rd, Dayan Township, Gucheng Dist, Lijiang 674100, China
+86 888 511 1118
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
No.57, Xuetang Rd, Dayan Township, Gucheng Dist, Lijiang 674100, China
+86 888 511 1118
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place to hang out in the evening with friends. Shamelessly unauthentic crass “old town” with lots of similar shops.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

This town is preserved for the tourist and getting more commercialize . Most of the houses are shops and restaurants are quite commercialise and few people still live here. It is still enjoyable to roam the town to enjoy the old charm

Thank qiang73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent a few days based in Lijiang and found it to be well worth a visit. The architecture and beautiful flowers make walking around a visual pleasure. Yes - as others have mentioned- it’s very touristy with lots of shops selling the same...More

Thank RDHNorthernVA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This town is preserved for the tourist. Most of the houses are shops and restaurants and few people still live here. You have to pay a Maintenance fee of 80 Yuan to enter the old section of the city of Lijang. It gets very crowded...More

Thank jo s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area has an old historic feeling but is a tourist shopping sight. Worth a visit but very touristy.

Thank mzungu333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have heard about Lijiang for many times but I didn't get time to visit it till this passing October. After National Holiday, it starts slow season in Lijiang, but there are still a lot people in old town of Lijiang. We stayed in Lijiang...More

Thank Shanghaiblossom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The back alleys and cobblestone streets of the Old Town are fascinating. We had a local guide, but it would be easy to get lost--not a problem unless you have little time. The lights, people, restaurants, etc., are especially great in the evening.

Thank AndrewM_8
Reviewed 12 November 2017

One of my favorite old towns in the world. So charming and quaint. With no cars allowed either makes it a real joy to walk around especially at night with the nights on. So many restaurants and shops to choose from.

Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 9 November 2017

First time been to lijiang, the experience was so-so. While the building still well-maintained and infused with sense of old-time, it was crowded and commercialized.

Thank ycmil
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lijiang old town is a throw back from the past. Narrow cobbled streets and buildings that are quaint (they look as though they may fall down). On an evening it gets very very busy as it is a hot tourist spot. Lots of shops selling...More

Thank Mike V
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Response from anagracielal2017 | Reviewed this property |
We had an excellent lady Mrs. Li, English speaking from the local Naxi University. She has a driver also. It is not a travel agency. You can find her in the square near the water wheel.
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9 September 2016|
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Response from Crystal X | Reviewed this property |
My boyfriend and I were looking around for tours and all of them are really expensive and we didn't book at first. Then we stumbled upon a really nice spa, called Eden Spa and we spoke to the owner who has lived there and... More
19 July 2015|
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Response from ModernDayMarcoPolo |
Lijiang is without a doubt one of China's genuine highlights, and I think that it would be a real mistake to miss it out. There are only two or three main throroughfares that are busy, while the rest of the many maze-like... More