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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. 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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  • Part of the three ancient towns of Lijiang and definitely the most original one. Small quite lanes with numerous shops where one can easily pick up a bargain. No noisy bars as in the other two ancient...  more »
  • Laid back is a village in the countryside. After a meal in a restaurant in the village, has been exploring. Famous is the mural. Honest mural does not remain too much impression. After a tour of the embroidery school.
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  • From the amusement park that has become the town of Lijiang is a short bus ride to Baisha. Here runs the Naxi-population still in costume because it is taken for granted, not to lure tourists to a store. Although here also called what tourists are is nowhere near as busy as in Lijiang. It might be a matter of time, because with the murals, the village of definitely something special.
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