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Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village, Lijiang

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With a total of 53 pieces of frescoes painted from 1385 to 1619, Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village gives you a rare opportunity to see a surviving early Ming-period painting. With most of the frescoes housed in the temple complex of Dabaoji Palace, you can enjoy an artful inclusion of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism on gorgeous murals. The murals are not particularly well-lit or restored, so you may want to hire a guide for further explanations. Offering a quiet retreat from busy Lijiang, Baisha township offers the chance to enjoy scenic views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and take a stroll along traditional streets. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village by using our Lijiang vacation builder.
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  • Although a significant part of history. The outside pictograph gallery promised plenty. Not to see the originals or photograph the palace was a let down. As these are only replicas why not attempt a r...  more »
  • On 18 Apr 2017 (Tue) we visited the Baisha murals which are consisted of a thousand years old paintings combining the cultures of Han, Tibetan and Naxi people. Pittifully and it is shamful that the ch...  more »
  • I was hesitate to pay for the entrance fee of RMB30 in the first place. It later proved that I had my grounds for hesitation. The size of murals is not impressive and let alone most of them were badly...  more »