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Lijiang Lion Rock

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Lovely view of the old and new cities

A lovely walk up through the streets of Lijiang and then the steps up to the top. It's worth doing... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2019
DREGS
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Grafham, United Kingdom
Great Panoramic View

Walking around 10-15min. from old town central area, I arrived to Lijiang Lion Mountain. It's... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2016
Hiroaosta
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Dalian, China
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Jun 5, 2019
“Lovely view of the old and new cities”
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“Probably worth skipping ”
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Xinhua Street, Dayan Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out of curiosity of what the view would be like having already scaled the view point at the back of Mu’s mansion and been impressed. Very similar view to there and not a lot else besides. Wangu pavilion is impressive but lacking in history...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

A lovely walk up through the streets of Lijiang and then the steps up to the top. It's worth doing if the sky is clear. The bars at the top serve a great beer and (I understand) expensive but good jasmine tea.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DREGS
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

It costs ¥50 to climb up the hill. This is on top of the entrance fee to Mufu Palace so it is a little pricey. However, the views are absolutely amazing. It’s worth the cost. Go to the top and enjoy the views!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Paid 25 RMB per person with student cards, weren't asked for passports or anything . Nice walk around the park in the morning.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sergey H
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

We had to pay an extra fee of 50 yuan pp which we didnt think was really worth it. So we went down a little bit, and followed the signs "Sun in / above the cloud" to try to get a free view on the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Lion Hill can be accessed by walking all the way through Mufu Residence / Palace, half way up a hill. However, it is now 60 yuan (not 50) to enter. The views from the paved lookout area are nice, but most tourists are put off...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

This walk on top of the hill let you have a beautiful view over the city of Lijiang, Of course best when there is good weather.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Simone R
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Walking around 10-15min. from old town central area, I arrived to Lijiang Lion Mountain. It's located west side of Lijiang old town. I enjoyed great panoramic view of Lijiang old town. I entered to visit Wangu Pavilion. But it depends of your schedule. If you...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Hiroaosta
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Refused to pay an additional 50 rmb (on top of the 80 rmb protection fee) just to go on a hill and see a temple that is basically new. We used the money to have a drink in one of the nearby restaurants instead to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Nebulette
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

In our case much less touristy and nicely away from the buzz of Old Town Lijiang. Great views of the Old and New Town of Lijiang and the mountains in the background. On the top you will find Wangu tower, which is also pretty. Practicalities:...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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