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Address: North of Lijiang County, Yulong County 674100, China
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6-Hour Tour: Discover Lijiang

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Quaint Little Old Town

We hired bikes not far from the Square in Lijiang Old Town (past the wheels and head into the main town). The bike ride to Baisha was ok, mostly a big road with cars and buses... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We cycled to the Baisha village by renting bikes from a rental store located just outside the old town, very near the statue of Chairman Mao. The cycle there was a straight-forward route and got us to the village in around an hour. The village itself is a lovely and peaceful escape from the far busier Lijiang old town. There... More 

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Hong Kong
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired bikes not far from the Square in Lijiang Old Town (past the wheels and head into the main town). The bike ride to Baisha was ok, mostly a big road with cars and buses. Wasn't very scenic. It took us about 2 hours to get there because we got lost. Once we arrived it was lovely. It was... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will feel some of the original Naxi culture which has left Lijiang long ago here. Great little town, easy to reach by bike from Shuhe ancient town (the better place to stay when visiting Lijiang and around). Few nice cafés and don't forget the 96 year old dokter Ho who resides in the main Street.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Baisha on the last day before leaving Lijiang. The taxi driver insisted that it's pointless and there's nothing to see here. But when arrived, I regretted that we didn't come sooner. Most local tourist wouldn't go to this town, so it's very calm and peaceful. I saw many foreigners here, probably also seeking a bit of peace just like... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

This place is the rustic and run down equivalent of the old town, only much smaller. You get exactly the same shops selling the same stuff, only a lot fewer of them. The cobbles are more uneven, and the buildings are in more of a dilapidated state. What I do recommend finding is the silk embroidery workshop and the adjacent... More 

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Wuhan, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a quiet village, very different from the bustle and tourist hustle of Lijiang old town. There are several shops offering tourist tat, naturally, but the overall atmosphere is one of quiet calm. There are a few decent eating places and drinking holes, and several hotels/guest houses. It is also a good starting point for trips to the mountains,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Baisha is totally quieter compared to Lijiang which is much more touristy. If you are looking for a place where locals live Baisha is the answer. From the village you can see the snow mountain, and there are farms surrounding the village. It's not far from Lijiang old town and can be accessed by public transport. The last bus is... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

There are not many commercial activities in Baisha and they are less popular than Lijiang Old Town. Traditional houses here are quite well kept.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This small and picturesque village is a great retreat from the hustle and bustle of the crowded Old City of Lijiang. It offers authentic Naxi village restaurants, shops, workshops and modern and quiet cafe's. The landscape is fantastic, a vivd rural traditional village with fields and much green in the eyes.

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Paris
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187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Granted, this is now a small village, but it was once the main town in the area and the capital of the Naxi kingdom. It has retained many original features. And however few and dark, the murals are still quite extraordinary.

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