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  Lijiang Tour Designer : all kinds of Lijiang tours, Lijiang hotels
The ancient town of Lijiang was built in the middle of a flatland at the foot of the Yulong Snow Mountain.
Situated to the northwest of the town of Lijiang, Tiger Leaping Gorge with a splendid view of the swift turbulent current of the Golden River is created through constant cutting by the waters between Jade Dragon Mountain and Haba Mountain.
With the Mosuos goddess worship and the remnants of the matriarchal period, the Luguhu Lake area is indeed one of the rare specimens of "The Female's Kingdom" in the world and a 'living fossil of the matriarchal society hard to come by".
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 Lijiang Travel Guide: Lijiang Tour, Lijiang Hotel, City Map, Climate, China Trip Lijiang: Travel China Guide.com
While the geographical position of Lijiang City is remote, it has the advantage of ensuring a pleasant year round climate and a wide variety of tourist resources in the 20,600 square kilometers area.
Lijiang is the main region inhabited by Naxi Group, one of China's 55 minority ethnic groups.
The Old Town was once the center of Lijiang and continues to maintain the original flavor of the local lifestyle, the typical groups of buildings and the profound cultural heritage of the region.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/lijiang.htm   (854 words)

 The transportation in Lijiang City, hotels reservation, how travel in Lijiang city
There is 214 National Freeway to go through Lijiang from south to north, you can lead Zhongdin to arrive in Tibet in the north, and going toward south can go through Dali to go to the whole country everyplace.
Taking automobiles to Lijiang, the route that often walk is from Kunming to Lijiang, among them, you can choose the superhighway from Kunming to Dali, also choose to go the 320 National Freeway, going 214 National Freeway from Dali to Lijiang.
The buses in the downtown of Lijiang sell the tickets for no man mostly, the ticket price is 0.8 Yuan; In addition, there is still a kind of miniature car or small trucks in the downtown, it is one Yuan, it is convenience like to take the taxi.
www.lijiang-hotels.com /en/traffic.html   (288 words)

  Lijiang Travel Guide - Lijiang Travel Service - China Highlights
Lijiang Prefecture lies in the Northwest of Yunnan Province.
Lijiang provides access to many sights including the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, the First Bend of Yangtze River and Tiger Leaping Gorge.
Old Lijiang is a UNESCO listed site, which is well known for its sound preservation of ancient buildings and the distinctive Naxi culture.China Highlights offers a great variety of tour packages to explore this ancient city and around.
www.chinahighlights.com /lijiang/index.htm   (339 words)

  Lijiang Hotels,Hotels in Lijiang:China Hotels.net
Lijiang, an ancient and mysterious town, is set in a beautiful valley.
Lijiang Jian nan chun Hotel, situated in the center of Lijiang ancient town, is the unique 4-star hotel in the downtown area.
Lijiang Hua Ma Super 8 Hotel is located in Lijiang's business district nearby Long Tan park, Guo Da Hua Ma street and other various tourist attractions, including the famous Yu Long Snow Mountain and Lijiang Ancient city.
www.chinahotels.net /lijiang   (366 words)

  Lijiang City Summary
The old town of Lijiang, one of the largest traditional towns left in China, is located in the southwest of the country in the part of Yunnan Province that borders on Tibet and Sichuan.
Lijiang City (Chinese: 丽江市; pinyin: Lìjiāngshì) refers to an administrative division comprising of urban and rural areas in northwestern Yunnan Province, China.
Lijiang City is a fairly large geographical area that comprises of one district (the old town district) and four counties, including the Liijang new town, Dayan old town, Shuhe old town (束河古镇), Baisha old town (白沙古镇), and parts of the Tiger Leaping Gorge.
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 Lijiang, Regent Tour China
Once you are in Lijiang, a small, quiet, and comfortable city in China's southwestern province of Yunnan, you will find it hard to tear yourself away and return to the hustle and bustle of the large cities.
The morning calm of the small city was short and was soon broken by the arrival of tourists wearing red caps, led by guides with bullhorns in their hands.
I was told that to better understand Lijiang, one must keep calm and that one's visit would hardly be complete without a trip to the foot of the snowcapped Yulong Mountain to see the peaceful and idyllic life of the people who live there.
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 lijiang Travel Guides,lijiang Hotels,lijiang Map,lijiang pictures-China City Tours Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Lijiang Naxi Autonomous County, another historically and culturally famous town in China, lies 199 kilometres away in the northwest of Dali.
The county seat (Dayanzhen), concurrently the administrative seat of Lijiang Prefecture, is the political, economic and cultural centre of the county and prefecture.
Lijiang is the centre of the splendid Naxi culture and at the same time the confluence of the cultural exchange for the Han, Tibetan, Bai and Naxi nationalities.
www.achinatravel.com /china-travel/china-yunnan-lijiang.asp   (693 words)

 Lijiang Tourism Attractions - CHINA TOURS TAILOR
The ancient city of Lijiang is found in Dayan Town, a largely Naxi settlement first built during the Southern Song Dynasty some eight centuries ago.
Looking from Lijiang Old Town in the south which is 15 kilometers (nine miles) away, the snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain resembles a jade dragon lying in the clouds, hence, the name Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Extending for 15 kilometers from the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang to the Haba Xueshan Mountain in Zhongdian, the Tiger-Leap-Gorge with a drop of 3,000 meters is believed to be the world’s deepest canyon.
www.chinatourstailor.com /guide/city/Lijiang.htm   (1129 words)

 Lijiang Old Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The ancient city of Lijiang is situated in the northwest of Young Province, south of the Yulong (Jade Dragon) Snow Mountain, and at the upper reaches of the Jinsha River.
Lijiang is incredibly rich in cultural resources, home to the Baisha Frescoes (a national historical relic) and "Naxi Dongjing Music" being living examples of Tang and Song Dynasty art, and also Dongba hieroglyphs, the only existing pictographs in the world.
Lijiang is also rich in flora and fauna with over 20 virgin forests, over 800 species of medical plant, almost 3000 species of seed plant, and over 20 species of animal.
www.greatwalltour.com /greatwall_pages/provinces/yunnan/lijiang/oldtown.htm   (301 words)

 Ancient City of Lijiang
Lijiang is world renowned as an ancient city built in a simple and artistic style and scientifically laid out.
Lijiang city is surrounded by Lion Mountain in the west and by Elephant and Golden Row Moutnains in the north.
Lijiang is also the home of ruals painted by people from Han, Tibetan and Naxi ethnic groups who were invited to do so by herdsman Mu during the Ming Dynasty.
www.chinatravel.com /china-travel-guides/china-attractions/china-world-heritage/ancient-city-of-lijiang.shtml   (744 words)

 Travel China - Beautiful Lijiang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lijiang is an and quaint town in Yunan, a province of China which is well endowed with magnificent and beautiful mountains, rivers and a long history.
Lijiang experienced an earth shattering 7 on the Richter scale earthquake on February 1996 which killed more than 5,000 people mainly the Naxi community being the major community in Lijiang.
He brought the foreign culture alien to Lijiang and thus Lijiang was then influenced by the culture Central China, such as Buddhism and Taoism, and then affected by the Christianity and Islamic culture in the early 1900s.
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 Culture and Art of Lijiang
The Lijiang Old City lies in the Lijiang County, the northwest part of Yunnan Province, with the altitude of 2,400 m and an area of 3.8 km2.
The Old City was firstly built at the very beginning of Yuan Dynasty when the first emperor of Yuan Dynasty, Hu Bilei led his army to be on a southern expedition to Dali and reached Lijiang crossing the Jingsha Rive by the leather bags.
The Old City of Lijiang and the buildings of Military prefecture (The buildings of Mu ancestors) are a symbol of politics, economy and power of the Mu's family with a distinctive style and imposing manner.
www.lijiang.com.cn /english/culture/old_town/old_town.htm   (764 words)

The residents in the Ancient Lijiang City are Naxi Nationality whose ancestor was one of the ancient minorities.
The ancestor of Mushi in Lijiang submitted to the authority of Kublai, the fifth emperor of the Yuan Dynasty in 1254 A.D..
He brought the foreign culture, and then Lijiang was affected by the culture of the Central Plain, such as the Tibetan Buddhism and Taoism, and then affected by the Christianism culture in the early 1900s and the ancient Dongba Church of Naxi nationality.
www.chinatoday.com.cn /English/chinatours/lijiang.htm   (1907 words)

 Old Town of Lijiang - World Heritage Site - Pictures, info and travel reports
Lijiang is situated in the remarkable Yunnan-province, in the Southwest of China.
LiJiang is the most beautiful and attractive town i have ever been.It is a place that i like to go back and I will love to retire there for the rest of my life.
Lijiang is very tranquil and a cool oasis away from the mad rush of commercialization and industrialization that is taking place throughout the rest of China.
www.worldheritagesite.org /sites/lijiang.html   (1258 words)

 Lijiang travel guide - Wikitravel
Still, Lijiang, with its functioning canals that line the narrow winding alleys and the hundreds of years old Chinese architecture, retains much of its charm and is one of the more impressive stops in the entire region.
Lijiang history and culture is not as rich and complex as nearby Dali, but it has been much more successful in attracting tourists.
Lijiang Yinjiu and Sulima (both commonly available in Lijiang) are modern renditions of ancient beer types of the Naxi and Mosuo people and far more enjoyable than the typical bland Chinese lager.
wikitravel.org /en/Lijiang   (2421 words)

 Yunnan steps up efforts to protect ancient city of Lijiang
Part of the new city, being built adjacent to the ancient city, will be used to attract investment from home and abroad, government sources have said.
The ancient city of Lijiang, situated on a magnificent plateau 2,600 meters above sea level, is famous for its unique landscape, ethnic groups, houses of earth and wood, and the rich culture of the ethnic Naxi people.
To better protect the ancient city of Lijiang, the local government has invested more than 93 million yuan (11.25 million US dollars) to repair and upgrade the sewage and drainage networks,the electrical power grid, telecommunications lines and the road network both in and around ancient Lijiang City.
www.chinadaily.net /en/doc/2003-07/19/content_246412.htm   (329 words)

 Yunnan Kunming dali lijiang zhongdian Xishuanbannan travel guide and information center £­Yunnan travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lijiang, the district's government seat, is an old city in beautiful surroundings in northwest Yunnan.
It is situated on a plateau at an elevation of 2,600m and is impressive because of its scenery and lush vegetation.
Lijiang Town is officially called "Dayan Town"-- "Dayan" literally means a "great inkstab", a graphic description of the town's location on a piece of rich flatland fed by a river and surrounded by green mountains.
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 Lijiang Travel Guide - China City Guide - China Travel Information - China Tours
Lijiang lies 570 km north-west of Kunming in Yunnan Province.
Lijiang, possibly the best preserved old town in China, is one of the last places where a visitor can witness and experience a historic, traditional urban culture.
Lijiang is located at the foot of the snow-capped Yulong Mountains, which is in the southeastern part of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau known as the 'roof of the world' and the northwestern part of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau.
www.china-tour.cn /cityguides/lijiang.htm   (904 words)

 -:| CHINA TODAY |:-
LIJIANG is a small city on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau in southern China with an 800-year history.
The city is distinct for its wooden, white-walled dwellings with fl tiled roofs.
The name Joseph F. Rock is familiar to every Lijiang household as it was he who made Lijiang known to the rest of the world 70 years ago.
www.chinatoday.com.cn /English/2004/70.htm   (944 words)

 Lijiang, Yunnan, Lijiang Travel Guide, Discover China Tours
Lijiang is a beautiful shining jewel at the Northwest Yunnan Plateau connecting the southeast side of the Tibentan Plateau.
Extending for 18 kilometers from the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain of Lijiang to Haba Snow Mountain of Zhongdian, Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiaoxia in Chinse), with a drop of 3,000 meters, is believed to be one of the world's deepest canyons.
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, located 15km north of Lijiang city with an altitude of 5600 meters (18,400 feet) above sea level, is the highest mountain on the southern bank of the Yangtze River.
www.discoverchinatours.com /cityguide/cityguide_lijiang.htm   (1077 words)

 Lijiang Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The city of Lijiang, which is the capital of this prefecture, is 580 kilometers from Kunming.
Lijiang prefecture is made up of four counties: Lijiang Naxi Autonomous county, Yongshen county, Ninglang Yi minority Autonomous county and Huaping county.
Description: The ancient city of Lijiang in southwest Yunnan Province is magnificently situated on a plateau 2,600 meters above sea level.
www.chinaexpat.net /CityGuides/Hotels/LijiangHotels/LijiangHotels.html   (676 words)

 Lijiang Travel Guide, Lijiang Map, Lijiang Tour Information, Lijiang Travel Tips
The Lijiang ancient town of Dayan: The town was built in the late song dynasty and the early Yuan dynasty and was listed by the UNESCO on the list of the world's major cultural heritages in 1997.
Lijiang's heart is "sifangjie" (Square Market), a business plaza as the center of the city's network construction.
Notice: The raining season in Zhongdian, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Lujiang and Lijiang is from late May to early September, roads might be block by mountain slide and falling rocks.
www.sinowaytravel.com /lijiang-travel-tour.htm   (916 words)

 Lijiang City Hotel Reviews, China Hotels Reviews in Lijiang City, Hotels China
Lijiang City Hotel Reviews, China Hotels Reviews in Lijiang City, Hotels China
This China Lijiang City hotel reviews guide lists hotel and accommodation in Lijiang City, China ranked by our customers.
Read now our selection of the most rated hotels in Lijiang City.
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 Lijiang Hotels, Hotel Booking in Lijiang - China Accommodation & Global Hotel Reservation
Lijiang, an ancient and mysterious town, is set in a beautiful valley.
Nanmen Hotel was built according to the standards of 3-star hotels; it is located in the old town of Lijiang City.
In the historic city of Lijiang in Yunnan provinc...
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 Vacation in Lijiang China with Asian Vacations, Inc.
However, the Mosuo people in eastern Lijiang worship the Goddess of Gunma and adhere to a matriarchal marriage system known as "Azu." To the Mosuo people, the mountains and waters are all endowed with fascinating female myths.
By Air: Lijiang airport built in 1995 is one of the nine airports in Yunnan province in the southwest of China.
All taxis and buses are in the new city.
www.vacationsinchina.com /Lijiang.html   (1767 words)

 Lijiang - World Travel Guide
Lijiang (麗江) is a small city in Yunnan, China.
This part of the city (the 'old town') is almost disneyfied, with 'local dancing' going on in the large square and hoards of baseball cap wearing chinese tour groups flooding the narrow streets.
The bus station is just beside the south end of the old town, so, unless you're planning on staying in the rest of town, a taxi is not necessary.
www.world-travel-guide.net /index.php?title=Lijiang   (427 words)

 Lijiang - China
Like Luang Prabang in Lao and Guanajuato in Mexico, the old town of Lijiang, northeast of Dali, has been so well preserved that it is accredited by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Lijiang is located about 2,400 meters above the sea level and tucked away in a mountain range and vast fertile fields.
This scenic lake is surrounded by a beautiful shady park and dotted with pavilions, a museum and the 16th century Five Phoenix Hall.
www.circleofasia.com /Lijiang-China.htm   (569 words)

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