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. Plan to visit Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lijiang attractions using our Lijiang trip maker site .
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  • We came when the Hall Deding Ge was closed for restoration. The Fabaoji building is really nice and the frescoes so big that you can see very little despite the Organization of the site. The temple Liuli is appreciable only from the outside because inside the frescoes, already badly preserved, are absolutely clueless. In any case it's nice to see a place that's still lived and you don't have to ask whether it is original or rebuilt on purpose because you have the feeling of being in a truly ' traditional '. Would recommend staying relaxed, sipping the wonderful drink made with prune juice and ginger from coffee Let Me on the highway.
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  • For a variety of reasons including the Cultural Revolution and deterioration of natural materials, plus wood construction prone to fire, little that is old in China has been preserved. These murals ar...  more »
  • The murals were disappointing. The replicas were damaged and it was difficult to really appreciate the originals. The town itself is quickly becoming overrun with tourists consequently it has lost any...  more »

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