Lijiang's Old Town


An old trade town with over 1,000 years of history, Lijiang maintains its ancient architecture to showcase its history and culture.


Lijiang was the capital of the Yuan Dynasty, the first emperor of which was Kublai Khan. The city grew at this time to the height of its power.


Today, the city is known as the home for the Naxi people, one of the many ethnic minorities of Yunnan province.