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Shuhe Ancient Town

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Shuhe is a small village a couple miles to the north of Lijiang, in Yunnan province. It has similar old architecture as Lijiang with similar places to buy Naxi woven cloth and products from local artisans. A major advantage over Lijiang is that it...more
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| 2 Miles North West of Lijiang Ancient Town, Lijiang 674100, China
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All reviews ancient town much quieter worth a visit less touristy tea horse shops and restaurants shops selling entrance fee yulong mountain early morning chinese tourists version dayan horses architecture charm farms
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife & I moved to Shuhe for 2 nights after spending 2 nights in Dayan (the other old town). Shuhe is much smaller compared to Dayan, yet it offers a certain charm to those who dislike the very busy and over crowded Dayan, especially...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SingaporeLove2travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought ancient town next to the Intercontinental was more interesting, but everyone has their own preferences.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank slicerad
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Same touristy shops as the main Dayan old town in Lijiang. Not really worth a visit, if you have already been to Dayan.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

We stayed in this town, first impression was touristy, that was when we haven't visited Dayan (which is 3x bigger) yet! The highlight would be horses for rental, around the town or to the old tea horse route (3hours) into the red forest. The town...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

nice old town with good shops and restaurants but it still felt like a real village because people live in the side streets. Touristy, yes, but not ridiculous.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chodo
Reviewed January 3, 2019

There is nothing to do here. The architecture is beautiful but there are other towns that are much nicer to visit. Just repetitive shops in the old buildings. The whole town feels too touristy. This was my least favorite place in Lijiang.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MHK2026
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

A smaller version of the old city of lijiang but even more charming and quaint. The water flow more around the town which makes it even more beautiful as crystal clear water runs along the pathway. Has beautifully crafted inns and hotels scattered around the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank technick
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Just walked one round to explore Shuhe Ancient Town in Lijiang, a lit bit far from Lijiang Old Town (around 10km). They usually have a traditional performance for tourists. From Lijiang South Gate, take the taxi to reach there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sejabin
Reviewed December 15, 2018

Shuhe Ancient Town has it’s own unique. The rocks pavement road in the old town are still in good condition but abit slippery because the stones are all very shining after millions of people walking on it. The boutique hotels are all unique with it’s...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jsgotravel
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

We visited to Shuhe old town after Yulong mountain. We spend around 1 hour here to do a short visit. My tour member bought some local tradisional medicine. Many horses waiting along the road and the owner keep asking whether you want to ride the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Maple Leaf Inn, Lijiang, Telephone number: (0086) 0888-5136661