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Address: North of Lijiang County, Yulong County 674100, China
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Naxi ethnic minority village

Dropped in on this village on our way back from Snow Mountain. Medium sized village, with some very old buildings. Was the capital of the region for only a couple of years, many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
James K
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in on this village on our way back from Snow Mountain. Medium sized village, with some very old buildings. Was the capital of the region for only a couple of years, many hundreds of years ago! Visited the Baisha Murals, which were looking "tired" - they have tried to "revive" one of the murals but it is very difficult.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

From th ancient town of Suhe where we stayed, a 5 km bike ride or a ride on the #6 bus (1 yuan) takes you to the small village of Baisha where tied dye goods, local artisan products, frescoes and good food await you. If you are fortunate the local musician society will be playing in one of the main... More 

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Tuval, Israel
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Yes, it's a bit more authentic than lijiang, but very small and not a lot to see... Only if you have spare time.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This was a pretty village for a short visit, full of local people, with a few actual craftsmen. There were also some nice places to eat. It was easy to get to on bus number 6 from Lijiang. The reason it gets 3 and not 4 is that it was full of the same shops as in Lijiang, when we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is the most authentic experience you can have about Naxi culture and its ancient villages. The village is small, but if you're a photography enthusiast, you can take really nice photos of the people here with their traditional wear, going about their daily routines. Just ask before taking photos to avoid any misunderstandings. I think this is better than... More 

Thank ThomFu
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Baisha is a pretty little village and more authentic (un-manicured) than Lijiang, but it really is VERY small. It doesn't take more than an hour to see the whole place (other than the murals), and only then if you walk veeery slooowly. There are strangely more restaurants with English menus here than in Lijiang, so that's something else to do.... More 

Thank CapeTraveller111
Lijiang, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Part of the three ancient towns of Lijiang and definitely the most original one. Small quite lanes with numerous shops where one can easily pick up a bargain. No noisy bars as in the other two ancient towns. A must is the embroidery school by the Mu family!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Baisha has an old look about it but is still very much a thriving community. There are many fruit and vegetable sellers on the streets, as well as shops selling clothes, bric-a-brac and other touristy things. There are also a number of places you can eat. I had a lovely meal of yak meat stir fry accompanied by a dish... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Baisha, at the foot of Jade Dragon snow mountain 12 km north of Lijiang, was where the minority Naxi people first lived ruled by the prominent Mu family. Construction began during Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) and it continued to be the economic, political and cultural center over Song (960 - 1279) and Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368) before Mu... More 

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Eilat, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Unlike the over-crowded Lijiang, we found Baisha way more intimate and fun to stroll (from Lijiang bus #6 north). We were amazed from their English, the difference is simply enormous! All stores have also English signs, menus etc.. and the people simply know way better English. Very useful of you need help ordering stuff and getting updated information from weather... More 

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