Jade Spring Park

by jessica on June 12, 2013

Jade Spring Park Jade Spring Park

Jade Spring Park, located in the foothill of the north Elephant Mountain in Lijiang Ancient Town, is the most famous one among the entire black dragon pool park in China. Waling from the Square Street along the vertical and horizontal Yuhe with about one kilometer, you will find a crystal and clear spring pool, and that is the famous Jade Spring Park. Along with the potential of strewn at random, ancient architectures in the Jade Spring Park including Dragon shrines, moon-getting tower, Suocui Bridge, jade emperor cabinet and civilization workshop building, etc. The Five Phoenix Tower in the Jade Spring Park is combining the architectural features of the ethnic groups of han, Tibetan, naxi, it is the top of the naxi ancient architecture and belongs to the provincial key cultural relics protection units.

Jade Spring Park Jade Spring Park

In the ancient forest of the east side of the Jade Spring Park, there are stone tablets of all past dynasties, which worthy high historical value. There are Dongba culture institute and Dongba culture museum inside the Jade Spring Park. It is the first one county level museum in Yunnan pr, and it is one of the important windows that the world cultural heritage Lijiang ancient city opening to the outside world, and also the best place that the travelers want to know about the Lijiang national culture.

Travel information: 1) Opening time: 08:00 a.m. -17:00 p.m. 2) Ticket price: free to public but with 80 RMB/adult for the ancient city maintenance fee; 3) Best time to visit: spring time and summer time especially from March to May; 4) Ways to go there: take the city public buses No.3, 6, 7, 8, and 9 or just go there from the Lijiang Ancient Town on foot; 5) Playing time duration: 1-2 hours; 6) Attractions nearby: Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Lijiang Ancient Town.

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