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Address: North of Lijiang County, Yulong County 674100, China
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Similar to Lijiang old town only more rustic

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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340 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Superpear
Wuhan, China
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201 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank sarumanthewhite
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Daeng D
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank wong69
Tel Aviv, Israel
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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.

Thank Assafgi
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458 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 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.

Thank frenchteddywww
Shanghai Region, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Baisha is good - it's got almost everything that the other ancient towns in Lijiang have, except for maybe the sheer number of tourists/tour groups, which is a big plus. But in the end, its a lot more of the same thing. It does have an embroidery museum with crazily priced silk embroidery. And it does have a mural museum.... More 

Thank Keith E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Baisha ancient town is smaller than Lijiang and Shuhe but is free to enter. Although there are similar shops to the other tourist centres, there are also many shops with more specialist items to sell (arts and crafts and objects/ornaments) The locals still sell fruit and veg there. We happily spent 5 hours just wandering in and out of shops... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Baisha is such a lovely and peaceful town, no tourist hustle and bustle, just lovely! There are some nice Batik shops and if you are lucky, you might run into the famous Dr Ho who is an adorable old man (94!) and speaks multiple foreign languages. a very nice place for lunch or dinner is Impression Baisha Cafe. They brew... More 

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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We visited there for the embroidery institute and found a cute town full of coffe shops and craft shops. Call in on the way back from the impressions show.

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