Nice place to hang out in the evening with friends. Shamelessly unauthentic crass “old town” with lots of similar shops.
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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
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
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
This area has an old historic feeling but is a tourist shopping sight. Worth a visit but very touristy.
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
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.
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.
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.
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