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Dali Gucheng - the Old City, Dali

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Walk down cobblestoned streets and admire the ancient architecture of Dali Gucheng - the Old City, a well-preserved and restored urban core guarded by four turreted gates. Traditional Bai houses along old alleys add to the atmosphere of this picturesque area, with the Cang Mountains and Lake Erhai in the background. Observe craftspeople plying their trade, and browse shops and street stalls offering tie-dyed textiles, marble statues, and jade jewelry. Sample local food specialties and great tea in many family-run teahouses or restaurants in the central part of town--once an important gateway to the Silk Road. Dali Gucheng - the Old City is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Dali Edition.
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  • 古城还是蛮大的,建议可以租自行车游览;古城里也有电瓶游览车可以乘坐。白天去感觉很一般,晚上人比较多,也比较美。还有很多文艺人表演节目,有意思。 
  • 大理古城建于1382年,是白族的一个聚居地,青瓦白清建筑很有识别性,层高也有限制,带人字顶的最高15m,平顶的最高12.8m,古城的建筑风格遵循传统,有统一感。街道呈棋盘式布局,随机打开指南针测试,虽然不是完全正南正北,但是基本还是东西、南北走向。路面由青石铺就,不宽,与房屋的高度形成很好的心理亲近感。昨晚去吃饭的时候碰到小雨,一丝寒意袭来,临时买了一把雨伞在昏暗的路灯下,雨巷 一下就真切的显现出...  more »
  • There is a lot to see here and you should definitely give it quite a bit of time to explore. Depending on your preferences there are local bazaars, temples, shrines, walking streets and parks to explo...  more »