Dali Tourist Street
Tourist Street lies in Dali Ancient City. It was used to be
called Huguo (means protect the country in Chinese) Street,
signifying the event that Yunnan People, uprising with arms,
fought against Yuan Shikai who claimed himself emperor. Huguo
Street is 1000 meters long from the east end to the west.
It is seven meters wide, paved with dark gray slates. It starts
from Tibetan-Yunnan road from the west side, crisscrossing
with Bo Ai Street and Fuxin Street. With development of Dali
tourism, tourist number has been greatly increased. Some come
for having fun, some for enjoying food, some for finding a
job, some for looking for beloved one. Every has his/her own
purpose. On the two sides of the streets, one can find restaurants
of Chinese or Western food, famous tea houses, jewelry shops,
antique shops, tie-dyeing cloth shops, galleries and so on.
There are so many products that one is not able to see them
all. And so the street becomes Dali Tourist Street famous
home and abroad.
recent years, with development of tourism, over forty thousand
foreign tourists come to Dali every year. They usually lodge
in Dali Tourist Street, now even expanding their activities
to Bo AI Street, Fuxin Street, Dali Ancient City, Xizhou,
Zhoucheng, Xiaguan, Jizu Mountain, Weibao Mountain and the
other tourist interesting spots in the whole prefecture. Besides
Red Camellia Hotel (The Second Municipal Government Hotel),
lodging service for foreign tourists is also provided by Asian
Star Hotel, Golden Flower Hotel, Dali Hotel, Yu An Hotel and
Mekong River Cultural & Art Center.
Now, Huguo Street already becomes
Dali Tourist Street in foreign tourist map. By
this fact, we know that Dali Tourist Street is
famous around the world. It becomes a place longing
to be visited by foreign tourists, a sweet home
on their journey in China.