Shuhe Ancient Town

by jessica on June 2, 2013

Shuhe Ancient Town Shuhe Ancient Town

Shuhe Ancient Town is located in the core parts among all Lijiang scenic spots; it is the hinge node of visiting the Lijiang ancient town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lugu Lake, the First Bend of the Yangtze River and three parallel rivers region and scenic spot. Walk along the north of the Lijiang ancient town, and along the east side of the Zhongji Sea with about 4 kilometers, you will see the mountain a village on both sides at the foot of mountain, this is the hometown of spring beam river town—Shuhe Ancient Town. It is one of the earliest settlements in Naxi residences in Lijiang Bazi, and also one of the important market towns preserved in the tea-horse ancient road, and the live specimens of the excess of the Naxi ancestors commercial civilization from agricultural civilization, the model construction of market town opening to the public and formed by Caravan activities. It has been listed as CCTV “Chinese charmingly famous town” in 2005.

The Ancient Tea Horse Road was opened in the Tang Dynasty from south of the Yunnan province and passing directly to the Lhasa in Tibet cross the Lijiang city. By thousands of years of operation and development from the Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, it has promoted the economic and cultural exchange of people of all ethnic groups along the road. Among which Shuhe Ancient Town is a well- preserved attraction in Lijiang Barzi that has played an important role on the whole achievement.

Shuhe Ancient Town Shuhe Ancient Town

Shuhe Ancient Town in the daytime is a enjoyable and quiet town, you can just tread the green flag to smoothly come back to vicissitudes of life of the tea horse ancient road; When the night comes, campfire bar there will carry your restless heart.

Travel information: 1) Ticket price: 40 RMB/ adult; 2) Opening time: all day round; 3) Playing time suggestion: 4-5 hours; 4) Best time to visit: all the year round as flowers in full bloom in spring, you will feel cool in hot summer, moderate weather in autumn and full sunshine in winter.

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