Black Dragon Pond Park, Lijiang
Categories: Fountains, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Enjoy a scenic walk at Black Dragon Pond Park, part of Lijiang's World Heritage Site. Nestled at the foot of Elephant Hill and with a dramatic mountain backdrop, this 18th-century park encompasses a peaceful, jade-colored pond, picturesque Qing-period pavilions, and a white-marble bridge leading into a cultural museum. Well-maintained hikes and cobbled lanes offer you an opportunity to enjoy the scenery, with luxuriant chestnut trees a sanctuary for birds. Plan to visit Black Dragon Pond Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lijiang attractions using our Lijiang vacation generator.
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A serene and beautiful place. A lovely break from the overly commercial old city centre. Great views of the surroundings from the pagodas reachable from the north end of the gardens.
Nice relaxing park. The highlight is the photo spot on the end of the lake where you can have yourself together with the lake and snow mountain photographed. Good for a walk around before ending the d... read more »
A must see - lovely lake with bridges and pagodas. It's a flat, easy walk round the lake. There should be amazing views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, but the weather was too wet and overcast.
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