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Address: Lijiang, China
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A wonderful place to experience and enjoy

Although it is several years since we visited with friends, it is still fresh in our memory. What a memorable experience, such a great place to visit. I would love to revisit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Although it is several years since we visited with friends, it is still fresh in our memory. What a memorable experience, such a great place to visit. I would love to revisit again because there is so much to see. The old section has everything you could ever want to visit and the wonderful apple strudel that we were served... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I like the ancient buildings and cobble stone streets! It's buzzy & safe to wonder around till the wee hours of the morning! Public toilets are not so friendly!

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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Ok, it's a busy place! But that's just part for course when you visit somewhere well known (not just in China but anywhere really). If you don't want crowds, don't visit during the May or October long weekend holidays in China (International Labour day in May and Chinese independence in Oct). We were here in April and it was fairly... More 

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Xi'an, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

we just finished an indepth tour through whole YunNan province . the duration of my tour was 15 days and i enjoyed every second of it. There 55 minority ethnic groups in china and 25 of them call YunNan home. i was so impressed by the colorful minority cultures there. we started our tour from KunMing where we did stone... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A beautiful place to visit, nice markets, the old town square is great. Well restored after the earthquake that happened a while ago. Not too much English spoken though so grab a translator

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is really nice place! It has a unique charm, very cute. OK - there are lots of tourist shops and stuff, but it is very cool place. Walk besides the channels and you will find a quiet spot to have a coffee or tea and just sit and look at the water. The street food was great! Very tasty... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A fascinating old town but with the feel that quite a lot of it was either reconstructed or a bit over-restored. I'd contrast with (for example) Girona's old town in Spain which has none of that sense. Still, a beautiful, artistic, friendly, and generally very good place to spend time.

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I do not know another like old town across China as Dayan Town. It has a unique atmosphere and charm. The maze of streets and canals can make you feel dizzy. The city is bustling around the clock. In the evening, beautifully lit, but too loud. I prefer them for the day when there is greater peace of mind.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I spend 3 days in Lijiang and I really enjoyed walking around in the old town. Cleanness is the first thing then the style and all the canals around...remind me Venice but wit a beautiful surrounding of green mountains and valley.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It was very worth visiting for Chinese old town atmosphere. I spent there about 2 days both day time and night time. Also I could get an opportunity to go to the top of the view point. I could take a panoramic view there.

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Additional Information about Lijiang Old Town

Address: Lijiang, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Lijiang
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 80 - 80

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