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Lijiang Old Town

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Address: Lijiang, China
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Half-Day Tour: Lijiang Old Town and Black Dragon Pool
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Interesting & quaint

Lijiang Old Town was a very interesting and quaint place with lots of character and very friendly people. Felt very safe walking around the old town and discovering many varied... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lijiang Old Town was a very interesting and quaint place with lots of character and very friendly people. Felt very safe walking around the old town and discovering many varied shops. Is a bit of a maize and is easy to get lost & we did have trouble finding our way back to our Hotel which was in the Old... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice old streets pretty place to stay. Better than Shangri la which appeared to be a building site (even the non burnt down streets). But an entrance fee to a UNESCO site at such an extortionate price not cool! Also beware your hotel will probably be here so paying this fee is compulsory and unavoidable they are checking tickets all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Here is really great atmosphere to feel China culture. Good Mixing old building design and Modern culture. I walk here in the Morning, in the day, in the night. I could see different view at each time.

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Sandnes, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending 3 nights in a hotel in the old town and spending a lot of time walking around it's streets we're left with one major impression. Horrible music and random drumming. There are a myriad of small and completely similar shops spewing out the same song from a loudspeaker staffed by a younger girl playing halfheartedly on a drum.... More 

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Kunming, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This old town is nice looking but far too commercial. If you like drinking and partying it may be for you. I preferred Dali ancient town, in the west of Yunnan. Far more authentic and a great feeling. This old town is really crowded, commercial and connected/surrounded by the new town.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so beaufiful place in Lijiang, so many stores, and naxi people. We met a lot local people to learn local culture, especially local Dongba music and pictograph, so impressed. But we don't suggest to go there at night, too many people, too noisy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My o my, what have the done to this beautiful town. So quiete and Nice during the day time, but like a fun palace at night. Disco's and hard music everywhere... Blegh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LiJiang is one beautiful and scenic city. It is historically significant as well. A famous area where America helped the Chinese defeat the Japanese during WWII. There are still relics of this in nearby locations. We enjoyed cool but mild weather during or visit in early March. We want to rent a small home and return for a longer visit... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After returning from hutiaoxia [Tiger leaping gorge], spent a few hours the next day afternoon walking through old town. There is a fee, I believe, but I entered from the grounds of the Intercontinental Hotel, and there was no gate to pass through. [Maybe I missed it]. Had lunch at Yosemite Cafe [western food, Chinese style...very good]. Then continued on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place...wish I had more time here. Historical, cultural, lots of things to see and photograph. Highly recommended.

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