Lijiang Old Town
Old Town is located in Lijiang Dayan Town, under the central
Lijiang Yulong Snow Mountain Dam, north of Xiangshan, Jinhong
Mountain West pillow Lion, southeast facing dozens of fertile
farmland. 2400 meters above sea level, is the Civil Administration
and the Lijiang Naxi Autonomous County seat, is a national
historical and cultural city, the world's cultural heritage.
In the ancient city of Jiangnan like beauty, layout and architectural
style features unique style, known as the Venice of
the East, Suzhou plateau and so on.
tour to Old Town was built in the Southern Song Dynasty,
dating back about 800 years of history. Northwest Yunnan ages
are political, military town and Naxi, Han, Tibetan and other
ethnic, economic and cultural exchanges between the hub. The
early Yuan Dynasty, Kublai Khan Nanzheng Dali, Lijiang Phascolosoma
crossing into the Jinsha River, who took steps to train troops
in the city area, still leaves many related Naxi language
names. The early Yuan Dynasty, ancient city residents have
at least a thousand households, the early Ming, the ancient
city street construction and fair trade has taken shape, to
the late Ming has shown prosperity.
Lijiang Old Town is a larger plateau town.
Because of the ancient city in Yunnan Kang Tibetan transportation
hub, is the history of the city of Tea-Horse Road. Since the
early generations of light leaves, gathered in business travel,
and the brightest caravan exchanges continued, Dayan Ancient
Town has become an important transit point for trade. Muli,
a source of salt, Yongning, Shimonoseki, Dali, Vesey and Zhongdian,
Lhasa and other merchants gathered here to exchange a variety
of local products and daily necessities, who became an important
town in India Mainland accessible. Dayan Town House era in
the soil do not build walls, surrounded by mountains as a