Walking from the Lijiang Old City, visitors can see the Black Dragon Pool in the Jade Spring Park built in 1727, during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The pool offers incredible views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
The Tiger Leaping Gorge, one of the world's deepest river canyons, is famous for its breathtaking scenery of rock and water. It got its name from the legend, in China's ancient past, a tiger, fleeing from a hunter jumped across the gorge.
Located outside of the Lijiang Old Town, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is sacred to the Naxi Dongba Ethnid Minority Group. The mountain has 13 peaks with the highest being 5,600 feet tall and is 35 kilometers long.
Yunnan Lijiang Old City is famous for its incredible intact ancient architecture groups preservation in China that has not changed for centuries. All the buildings and the newer ones were set up with the same materials and construction methods that have been used for centuries, allowing them to blend into the city.
Lugu Lake lies 280 kilometers from Lijiang City, on the border between Ninglang County in Yunnan Province and Yanyuan County in Sichuan Province.
This mysterious Naxi citadel hides deep in the green Jinsha River Valley northeast of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Just like the Inca city of Machu Picchu, Baoshan is also a stone city (properly speaking, it is a small stone village).
Mountain Laojun Lijiang, Yunnan ToursThe Mountain Laojun stands 70 km upward the First Bend of Yangtze River. It is known as the "Grandfather of all mountains in Yunnan Province", according to the myth.
Naxi Ancient Music (Dongba Ancient Music) was listed as one of the masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity. Known as a "living fossil," ancient Naxi music originated from Taoism music that dates back to the Tang dynasty.
Lijiang Baisha Village is one of the oldest towns in Lijiang City. The town is famous for profound Naxi ethnic culture and well-preserved ancient Mural Paintings.
Shuhe Old Town in Lijiang is a well-preserved example of township along the ancient tea route and one of the earliest settlements of Naxi people's ancestors.