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Address: Xinhua Street, Dayan Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100, China
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Great Panoramic View

Walking around 10-15min. from old town central area, I arrived to Lijiang Lion Mountain. It's located west side of Lijiang old town. I enjoyed great panoramic view of Lijiang old... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
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Changsha, China
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57 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Lion Hill can be accessed by walking all the way through Mufu Residence / Palace, half way up a hill. However, it is now 60 yuan (not 50) to enter. The views from the paved lookout area are nice, but most tourists are put off by the fee and turn back. The fee and the hill itself, are rather steep,... More 

Thank Lilijp03
Monza, Italy
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290 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This walk on top of the hill let you have a beautiful view over the city of Lijiang, Of course best when there is good weather.

Thank resnati
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220 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Walking around 10-15min. from old town central area, I arrived to Lijiang Lion Mountain. It's located west side of Lijiang old town. I enjoyed great panoramic view of Lijiang old town. I entered to visit Wangu Pavilion. But it depends of your schedule. If you don't have time, it's no need to enter. Even you don't enter, you can enjoy... More 

Thank Hiroaosta
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98 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Refused to pay an additional 50 rmb (on top of the 80 rmb protection fee) just to go on a hill and see a temple that is basically new. We used the money to have a drink in one of the nearby restaurants instead to enjoy the view.

Thank Nebulette_06
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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274 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

In our case much less touristy and nicely away from the buzz of Old Town Lijiang. Great views of the Old and New Town of Lijiang and the mountains in the background. On the top you will find Wangu tower, which is also pretty. Practicalities: Entrance fee is 50 Yuen per person. Best way to go to it is from... More 

Thank Hanshja
Chengdu, China
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118 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Very nice place to have a stroll. Everywhere you look around, you will see the beautiful mountains behind Lijiang. It's a park around Wangu Pavilion, but you can't just walk here without paying the entrance fee. So only decide to come here if you're going to the tower. But if you don't want to see the tower, then I suggest... More 

Thank holidaycoco
Shanghai, China
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99 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

50rmb to have a look at a view was a bit steep for me so I walked around the hill and eventually came to the service road and just walked in unchallenged. There is a great tower on top from which you get panoramic views of Lijiang. I bought a stick of incense to make myself feel less guilty about... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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351 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Lijiang has many attractions around there, not just the Ancient town but a multitude of parks, little fenicular train rides, waterfalls and of course the spectacular show on Snow Mountain but this walk is an easybone and I'd recommend taking this early in the morning simply because it's not so busy at this time. You walk through the ancient town... More 

Thank RayC888
Munich, Germany
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81 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

The park itself is just as any park – green, nice and quiet. But once you reached the pagoda, you would have a great view on Lijiang ancient city and Haba Snow Mountain on horizon.

Thank Bambola_Bax
Sydney, Australia
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311 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

After seeing the Mu Fu (Mu Residence) which is a must, and cost you about 60 yuan entry, if you wish to continue to the top of the hill, Lion Rock and a temple, they charge you another 50 Yuan. The usual tourist trap,b ut the view is nice, and there are fewer tourists venturing there between the old pines... More 

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