It's hard to choose an image that epitomises Lijiang. It's an old Chinese village that stole my heart each time I visited. It's a world heritage site, and is an exquisite combination of old architecture over trickling streams and water ways in this Venice of China.

It's an old Chinese village that stole my heart. It's a world heritage site, and is an exquisite combination of old architecture over trickling streams and water ways in this Venice of China.

Leaping Tiger Gorge (Hutiao Gorge) is 100 kilometers (62 miles) northwest of Lijiang lying between Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (Yulong Xueshan) and Haba Snow Mountain (Haba Xueshan), said to be the deepest gorge in the world. An ancient legend says that a tiger used this rock as its stepping stone so it could leap across from one side of the gorge to the other, which is how the gorge got its name.

Leaping Tiger Gorge (Hutiao Gorge) is 100 kilometers miles) northwest of…

Lijiang Ancient Town, Yunnan, China

A guide to Lijiang: What to do and where to stay.

If visiting Lijiang be aware of your options! Baisha, Shuhe and Lijiang Ancient town are three good options when deciding where to stay in Lijiang.

On the ancient Tea Horse Trail, the UNESCO listed town of Lijiang, Yunnan, China #NomadsSecrets

On the ancient Tea Horse Trail, the UNESCO listed town of Lijiang, Yunnan, China.

UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Old twon of  Lijiang, CHINA

The Prettiest Town We've Ever Visited: Lijiang Old Town

Lijiang - It’s an old town in northern Yunnan, in what was once the Dali Kingdom, the fought-over hinterland between China and Tibet. Had a great couple days exploring this village and surrounding area.

What to do and where to stay in #Lijiang , #China : pick between the ancient towns of Shuhe, Lijiang and Baisha

A guide to Lijiang: What to do and where to stay.

What to do and where to stay in , : pick between the ancient towns of Shuhe, Lijiang and Baisha

Lijiang River, China  #river #china #fishermen

✯ Tradition Fishing in Lijiang River - Guilin, Guangxi . by Tony Mok ✯

If you ever have the opportunity to travel to China you must visit Lijiang! This little town in incredible! There are so many things to see everytime you turn a corner, and when night comes the lanterns are all turned on and it then becomes a magical sight to see.

Lanterns of Lijiang, China. The old town of Lijiang has a ancient network of streams and canals. It is said that this network was built in such a way that water can reach every family and every street in the town.

Hotel Shuhe Songyun No.1 Hostel in Lijiang, China. For more information, photos, reviews and best prices please follow the link. #China #Lijiang #hotel #travel #vacation

Hotel Shuhe Songyun No.1 Hostel in Lijiang, China. For more information, photos, reviews and best prices please follow the link. #China #Lijiang #hotel #travel #vacation

Hotel Lijiang Arran Business Hotel in Lijiang, China. For more information, photos, reviews and best prices please follow the link. #China #Lijiang #hotel #travel #vacation

Hotel Lijiang Arran Business Hotel in Lijiang, China. For more information, photos, reviews and best prices please follow the link. #China #Lijiang #hotel #travel #vacation

Hotel Lijiang Escape Inn in Lijiang, China. For more information, photos, reviews and best prices please follow the link. #China #Lijiang #hotel #travel #vacation

Hotel Lijiang Escape Inn in Lijiang, China. For more information, photos, reviews and best prices please follow the link. #China #Lijiang #hotel #travel #vacation

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