Facts and Data
Official Unesco Page
Unesco World heritage since: 1997
Size of heritage: 146 ha
- Buffer zone: 582 ha
The Old Town of Lijiang, which is perfectly adapted to the uneven topography of this key commercial and strategic site, has retained a historic townscape of high quality and authenticity. Its architecture is noteworthy for the blending of elements from several cultures that have come together over many centuries. Lijiang also possesses an ancient water-supply system of great complexity and ingenuity that still functions effectively today.
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Hotels and places to stay
Tingxin Like Inn
Lize Graceland Artistic Suite Inn
Jia Li Da Hotel - Lijiang
LIJANG DIANJUN WANG HOTEL
Butterfly Inn - Lijiang
Yaleju Courtyard Inn - Lijiang
The Garden of Wood House Inn
Si Fang Inn - Lijiang
Xijie Inn -Lijiang
Lijiang Hongjin Express Hotel
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Medium airport - 13 mi (21 km) Diqing Airport
Medium airport - 73 mi (117 km) Dali Airport
Medium airport - 84 mi (136 km) Xichang Qingshan Airport
Medium airport - 143 mi (230 km) Tengchong Tuofeng Airport
Medium airport - 172 mi (277 km) Mangshi Airport
Medium airport - 201 mi (323 km) Kunming Wujiaba International Airport
Large airport - 203 mi (327 km) Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
Large airport - 341 mi (549 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.