Lijiang Photo Gallery

Welcome to Lijiang

Lijiang is unique among China's ancient cities as it does not have a city wall. This is because the Chinese character of "Mu", the ruling family of the town, would become the character for "siege" if it is framed, like a wall. So the Mu family made the conscious decision to keep the town wall-free.

Click on the below links for 3 pages of photos :

Part 1
Inside the Old Town

Part 2
Shuhe, Baisha
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Part 3
More Old Town Scenes

With its own international airport, the UNESCO World Heritage site is now easily accessible by air. Once in the old town, walking is the only realistic option.

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