Old Town of Lijiang

Town:Old Town of Lijiang
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The Town

What should we know?

Name in local script:丽江古城
Also known as:Lìjiāng gǔchéng
 
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Environment type:canals, mountains
Location type:city, rural, town, UNESCO

What can we see or do there?

Activities:shopping
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Services:restaurants
Shops:souvenir

How much will it cost us?

Currency:Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
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How long should it take us?

Average time taken:2 days
 
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Language(s):Mandarin
Timezone:UTC+08:00
Country calling code:86

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
Geographical feature:Jade River

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What are the numbers and averages?

Altitude:2,550m
 
Number of attractions visited:2
Travel time to attractions:20 minutes

Top Descriptions

Traditional Nakhi culture, housing, and (to lesser extent these days) people, line the interior of this quintessential Chinese ancient town. With an abundance of souvenir shops, restaurants, alleyways, bridges and canals, and the Jade Dragon Mountain in the back ground, there is plenty to stimulate the senses. However, whether this UNESCO world heritage site has in fact been spoilt by the number of tourists is up to the visitor to decide.
 
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Top Tips

This ancient town does have some aesthetically archetypal sites, but do be prepared for it to be incredibly crowded over any of the Chinese holidays.
The prices here are quite inflated for most things, so do be prepared to pay a little more for your amenities.
Perhaps one of the nicest features of this town is the nearby .
If you really want to get out of town, then why not head into the mountains for the .
 
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Hassle
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Hawkers
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Insects
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Mosquitoes
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Noise
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Nudity
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Wild dogs
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Snacks
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Sun protection
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Access to cash machines
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By card (credit)
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Fees
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In foreign currency
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Distance to hospital
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Safety
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Security
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Frequency of power cuts
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Modernity
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Quality of life
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Quality of tap water

Old Town of Lijiang Forum

Black Dragon Pool Park

Town park:Black Dragon Pool Park
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The Town Park

What should we know?

Name in local script:黑龙潭;
Also known as:Hēilóngtán Park
 
Environment type:hill, lake, mountain
Location type:city, park, urban, wall

What can we see or do there?

Activities:walking
Attractions:, , Five-Phoenix Tower, ,
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Services:bathrooms
Shops:snacks
 
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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
adultCNY80
 
Extras:Average Cost:
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How long should it take us?

Average time taken:40 minutes
 
Day:Opens:Closes:
every day8am5pm
 
Temporarily closed:
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How can we get in contact?

Email:
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Language(s):Mandarin
Timezone:UTC+08:00
Country calling code:86

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
Address:Xin Daje,
 
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The Directions

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What are the numbers and averages?

Size:40,000sqm
Altitude:2,550m

Top Descriptions

This park is mostly visited for the beautiful reflection of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the clear lake water here. Situated just outside of , there are also a couple of small temples as well as the Five-Phoenix tower, which was reportedly built in the 17th century and is a sample of Naxi architecture. The park itself is a pleasant enough place to wonder and escape the hustle and bustle of the tourist town.
 
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Top Tips

Although more relaxing than , it can still be busy here. Come first thing in the morning for the most relaxing experience.
The CNY80 fee into the can be waived if you’ve already paid the conservation fee.
The water here is said to have curative properties, should you feel like a dip.
 
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Black Dragon Pool Park Forum

Black Dragon Pool Viewpoint

Viewpoint:Black Dragon Pool Viewpoint
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The Viewpoint

What should we know?

Name in local script:黑龙潭观点
Also known as:Hēi lóngtán guāndiǎn
 
Environment type:hill, pond, woods
Location type:rural, town, viewpoint, village

What can we see or do there?

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Birds:egrets

How much will it cost us?

Currency:Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
adultCNY80

How long should it take us?

Average time taken:35 minutes
 
Day:Opens:Closes:
every day7am9.30pm
 
High season:Golden Week, New Year
Low season:
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How can we get in contact?

Email:
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Telephone:888 518 8041
 
Language(s):Mandarin
Timezone:UTC+08:00
Country calling code:+86

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
Geographical feature(s):Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
 
Transportation type:bus
Route number:3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 13, 20, 28
Nearest stop:Heilongtan (Jade Spring Park)

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What are the numbers and averages?

Altitude:2,400m

Top Descriptions

This is the archetypal viewpoint of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and shouldn’t be missed if you’re in the area. Framed by a beautiful bridge and temple combination, this viewpoint inside the draws crowds throughout the year – and it’s easy to understand why. Come at the right time of day, and you might just have this picture-postcard spot (almost) to yourself.
 
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Top Tips

There is another viewpoint at the top of a hill to the east of this viewpoint. It’s about an hour’s walk to the , which also shouldn’t missed for the panoramas on offer there.
The CNY80 fee into the can be waived if you’ve already paid the conservation fee.
Be warned that it gets very busy here during the national holidays.
 
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Recommendation
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Hassle
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Hawkers
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Insects
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Mosquitoes
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Unwanted attention
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Picnicking
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Adrenaline
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Awe
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Evocativeness
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Memorability
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Need for maintenance
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Quality
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Recommendation
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Returnability
1
Backpackers
1
Children
1
Congestion
1
Popularity
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Tour groups
1
Tourists
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Air quality
1
Altitude
1
Human factor
1
Peacefulness
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Pollution
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Variation in terrain
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Variation in topography
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Awe
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Beauty
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Panorama
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Stargazing
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Visibility
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Changeability
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Drought
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Flood
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Humidity
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Rain
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Snow
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Temperature
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Wind
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Birdlife (viewing)
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Wildlife (viewing)
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Accessibility (car)
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Accessibility (disabled)
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Accessibility (foot)
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Accessibility (public transport)
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Cyclepaths
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Disorientation factor
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Footpaths
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Location
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Signs
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Costs
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Foreigner pricing
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Altitude sickness
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Danger (general)
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Safety
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Security
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Black Dragon Pool Viewpoint Forum

Black Dragon Park Viewpoint

Viewpoint:Black Dragon Park Viewpoint
Location: > > >
Map:

The Viewpoint

What should we know?

Name in local script:黑龙公园
Also known as:Hēilóng gōngyuán
 
Environment type:forest, hill, mountain, pond, woods
Location type:rural, town, viewpoint, village

What can we see or do there?

Activities:,
 
Services:
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Shops:
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Animals:
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Birds:egrets

How much will it cost us?

Currency:Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
 
Ticket type:Cost:
adultCNY80

How long should it take us?

Average time taken:1 hour, 45 minutes
 
Day:Opens:Closes:
every day7am9.30pm
 
High season:Golden Week, New Year
Low season:
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Temporarily closed:
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How can we get in contact?

Email:
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Website:
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Telephone:888 518 8041
 
Language(s):Mandarin
Timezone:UTC+08:00
Country calling code:+86

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
Geographical feature(s):Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
 
Transportation type:
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Route number:
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Nearest stop:
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The Directions

If you know how to get to Black Dragon Park Viewpoint and would like to share that information with the community, contact [email protected] and we’ll post it right here in the directory.

What are the numbers and averages?

Altitude:2,550m

Top Descriptions

This is the highest viewpoint inside the , and though it may not offer the same archetypal views as the below, this viewpoint easily offers the best panoramas (and views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain) and is well worth the short but steep hike up to get here.
 
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Top Tips

This viewpoint is at the top of hill to the east of the . It’s about an hour’s walk to the top of this hill and to the viewpoint.
The CNY80 fee into the can be waived if you’ve already paid the conservation fee.
Be warned that it gets very busy here during the national holidays.
 
If you have a tip about Black Dragon Park Viewpoint and would like to share that information with the community, contact [email protected] and we’ll post it right here in the directory.

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Historical interest
1
Historical significance
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English information
1
Multilingual information
1
Need for English
1
Need for Mandarin
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Amount
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Friendliness
1
Helpfulness
1
Altitude
1
Ascent
1
Descent
1
Experience needed
1
Intensity
1
Risk
1
Amount
1
Entertainment
0
General costs
1
Recommendation
1
Safety
0
Value for money
1
Beggars
1
Hassle
1
Hawkers
1
Insects
1
Mosquitoes
1
Unwanted attention
1
Picnicking
1
Adrenaline
1
Awe
1
Evocativeness
1
Memorability
1
Need for maintenance
1
Quality
2
Recommendation
1
Returnability
1
Backpackers
1
Children
1
Congestion
1
Popularity
1
Tour groups
1
Tourists
1
Air quality
1
Altitude
1
Human factor
1
Peacefulness
1
Pollution
1
Variation in terrain
1
Variation in topography
1
Awe
1
Beauty
1
Panorama
0
Stargazing
1
Visibility
1
Changeability
0
Drought
0
Flood
1
Humidity
1
Rain
0
Snow
1
Temperature
1
Wind
1
Birdlife (viewing)
1
Wildlife (viewing)
1
Accessibility (car)
1
Accessibility (disabled)
1
Accessibility (foot)
1
Accessibility (public transport)
1
Cyclepaths
1
Disorientation factor
1
Footpaths
1
Location
1
Signs
0
Costs
0
Foreigner pricing
1
Ticket costs
1
Value for money
1
Altitude sickness
1
Danger (general)
1
Danger (humans)
1
Danger (land animals)
1
Dengue
1
Malaria
1
Robbery
1
Wild dogs
1
Amount
1
Multilingual
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Quality
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Early start
1
Equipment (hiking)
1
Equipment (weatherproof)
1
Guides
1
Map
1
Snacks
1
Sun protection
1
Ability to take photos
1
Photogenic factor
1
Distance to hospital
1
Safety
1
Safety equipment (need)
1
Security
1
Cleanliness
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Maintenance
1
Time needed

Black Dragon Park Viewpoint Forum