Baisha Ancient Town, Yulong County

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Visit the cradle of the ancient Mu clan, Baisha Ancient Town. The family was known for its architectural brilliance and the ancient city stands as a testament to that. See buildings dating back to the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) that are still in use to this day, and admire the murals that decorate the town and give it a feeling of authenticity. As you wander the area, you can escape the rush of urban life for the day and experience the lifestyle of the Naxi population. Take a break at the local restaurants or cafes for a traditional local meal, or go shopping for handmade items at the local workshops. Take a look at our Yulong County day trip app to schedule your visit to Baisha Ancient Town and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We stayed in Baisha Village for 5 days and absolutely loved it! It's a quaint, sleepy little village, away from the hustle and bustle of Lijiang. Stunning backdrop of the mountains and we loved being ...  more »
  • Here is one authentic village that allows to see different trades including body painting on silk. Nice shops of Chinese clothing.
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  • This is a small town about an hours bike ride outside of Lijiang. It is much smaller than Lijiang and was a wonderful insight into traditional village life of the Naxi people. There are a few cafes an...  more »

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Where to stay in Yulong County

Visitors to Yulong County tend to stay in the city of Lijiang. Located at the foot of the mountain, the giant that contains many of the natural attractions of the county, the city has a diverse and plentiful selection of places to stay. In the older parts of town, choose from characterful guesthouses, newly built boutique-style hotels, and larger resorts on the outskirts. Head to the north in the ancient residential district of Shuhe for very traditional options with dramatic mountain views.
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