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Square Street (Sifangjie), Lijiang

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With four main streets radiating from an open-air market core of old Lijiang, Square Street (Sifangjie) served as an important hub on the ancient Tea Horse Road. Skillfully laid-out canals with clean water run through this area paved with square gray stones with many side alleys packed with shops and bars. Enjoy a cup of tea and watch locals dip their feet (or beer) in the cold canal water. Traditional brick and wood houses and structures with carved gates and painted windows preserve the traditional look of the street. Pick up some famous bronze pieces or knitted shawls for souvenirs. Only bicycles and carts are allowed inside. Using our online itinerary creator, Lijiang attractions like Square Street (Sifangjie) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Yunnan province is a center of trade in the development of the old city, there is evidence that commerce is a very excellent right everywhere. Now that's all over the place is known for the male's luck in the minority in their traditional dances and songs to entertain the tourists.
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  • It is a bar and food market area in Lijiang old town (in fact Lijiang old town is a market town). Here has daily Naxi mini dance show in the morning and earlier afternoon. It is a good place for sun -...  more »
  • I enjoyed walking the streets here taking in the local culture. It was interesting to see the groups of people and noticing the diversity of this area of china. Its really a spectacular scene. Lots of...  more »