Lijiang (丽江) is the historic capital of the Naxi people. Left almost derelict following a major earthquake in 1996, the past 10 years have seen the town restored, cleaned and polished up by the Cultural Tourism Agency.
From the Lijiang Travel Guide
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I can only say that had it not been for the Maple Leaf Inn and the excellent hospitality of Wil and Anna our trip into Southern China would have had little of merit. They were always on hand to offer advice and considerations. The location is excellent and very quiet and value for money is outstanding. ... more
Great place to stay about 10km from Lijiang central on the fringe of another old town Shuhe. The staff are wonderful and its one of those little places you just want to hang out in all day. The rooms are awesome (the bed and duvet are amazing!) but there is no door on the bathroom so squeamish people probably won't be overjoyed. ... more
Very nice place,just out of the noisy bar, so you can sleep but in the same time stay in a very good position for explore the old town. The owner help you for every problem... The room is big enough and the heater work well..... Good internet connetion. And good coffe!!!! ... more
Hotel advice for Dali, Lijiang, Zhongdian, and Dequan?
Last year I traveled to Yunnan, but only had four days. It was my first time to Yunnan and I made the big mistake of choosing to spend the entire time in Kunming. Next month, I'm going to correct my mistake by going to Dali, Lijiang, Zhongdian, and Dequan. Can anyone recommend clean hotels in those ...
Train/bus - which is better for scenary from Kunming-Lijiang
Train/bus - which is better for scenary from Kunming-Lijiang What's the better way from Kunming to Lijiang - Is it bus or train? How much difference is there in prices? Which option is better for scenary? thx ...
where on bike have you gone outside Lijiang that was so nice
where on bike have you gone outside Lijiang that was so nice If you've gone biking outside Lijiang in NOrthwestern Yunnan, can you take a look at these attractions and let me know if you've been to them. If yes, were they worth the ride? If not, where on bike have you gone outside Lijiang ...
On Monday after meeting up with our Intrepid group we left for an 9 hour bus ride to the town of Lijiang. Straight away we learnt that the quality of Chinese driving left much to be desired, when ...
Posted in Alex & Rob's Travel Blog by robbiet239
Well, what an interesting experience, lots of good and bad things about the Chinese tourist experience in Lijiang - a beautiful, and beautifully restored (there ws a major earthquake in 1997 ...
Posted in China 2007 by magykal1
We are here on our second day in the town of Lijiang. Its a pretty old place, most of the town is over 3-4 centuries old. It has been very relaxing. We got to sleep in today after 2 mornings in a row of getting up before 5am. We have just walked around town looking at the little shops, taking pictures ...
Posted in Ni Hao Y'all by Neato24