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Baisha Ancient Town, Yulong County
(4/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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. Use our Yulong County vacation route planner to arrange your visit to Baisha Ancient Town and other attractions in Yulong County.
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  • This is the most authentic experience you can have about Naxi culture and its ancient villages. The village is small, but if you're a photography enthusiast, you can take really nice photos of the peo...  more »
  • 淡季去的时候人很少,白沙的确如别人所说,一条街道走到尾,小的很。但我觉得这里更适合去探究,一些房子还保存着老房子的朴树,门口有当地人卖菜、卖小吃,能看见纳西老奶奶随意的坐在房下的台阶上聊天晒太阳。出了进入大门道路两旁有明显为商业改造的店铺以及,进入大门后的主街前段的小资情调咖啡馆、饭店外,其他地方没有过多的商业化,推荐到丽江的人都去走走,体会下大研、束河、白沙的不同 
  • Baisha is a pretty little village and more authentic (un-manicured) than Lijiang, but it really is VERY small. It doesn't take more than an hour to see the whole place (other than the murals), and onl...  more »