Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village, Lijiang
Categories: Historic Sites, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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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Very relaxed place not as commercialized as the other old towns. We went in the morning and had lunch there which seems a good choice. Afternoon we went on to the pond and the main old town what seems... read more »
We visited today and were pretty underwhelmed - two of the temples were closed (we were informed before entering & paying) and the few that were open took us all of 20mins to walk through. Some intere... read more »
Mural was damaged in an earthquake; the story of its restoration interesting in itself. Surviving parts of mural have been placed in an unlit area and you must use a flashlight to see the figures in o... read more »
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