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Black Dragon Pond Park, Lijiang

Categories: Fountains, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.3/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
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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