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Black Dragon Pond Park, Lijiang

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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 nice way to spend a day if the weather is great. Scenic and peaceful. Lots of locals exercise in an around the property.  more »
  • This park is a short walk from the Old Town (head along the street with the main canals, then keep going and you'll come to it). The park is pretty, with some good views (particularly if Mt Yulong is ...  more »
  • Away from the Castle, on a quiet street. Saw a women of the Naxi. Able to walk? Had bothered me that I was lost, and exploring the Castle, so while it is.
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Where to stay in Lijiang

Though built on a small scale, Lijiang has long been a popular destination for Chinese tourists, and what was already a good choice of accommodations has grown with increased international interest. Expect to pay a premium to stay in the old town area, with hotels overlooking the main canals particularly popular. Head out of the old town and you'll find a good range of more cost-effective, smaller guesthouses, hostels, and hotels, either in the suburban residential areas, or on the main roads leading out into the hillier areas of the region.
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