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Encounter the Pure Bai Ethnic Town – Xizhou

 2012-09-14    Guntoro    Sights    Dali    797  

Located in the north part of Dali City, Xizhou Town is a main residential district for Bai Nationality. As a birthplace of Dali culture, Xizhou is also a famous historic cultural town of Bai Nationality. The world well-known Bai's architectural groups are existing in the town, which displays overall the Bai architectural features with elegant and exquisite “San Fang Yi Zhao Bi” and “Si He Wu Tian Jing”, paneled doors, sculptural relief, hand-colored painting, etc.

Many intact different-style architectures built in Ming and Qing Dynasty, the Republic of China and Modern China are still preserved in Xizhou Town, which shows a miracle in its architectural history.

In the town you will meet charming Golden Flower beauties every corner of the street. Dressed in bright colorful Bai's apparels and accessories, the beauties are an elegant landscape in Xizhou Town. On the street, you can buy different kinds of Bai Nationality's handicrafts and gourmets, and you will feel a warm and homely feeling.

At the corner of the roadside, white walls reflected the cherry ink silhouette.

Erhai Lake was dyed into orange by the light beam in the clouds interstitial.

The mottled old houses, but coupled with yellow walls and clean bright sun, also exudes a tempting little fresh.

The old stone road is still glamorous although experienced years of erosion.

The white and yellow carved frieze painted walls under the blue sky, together with the afternoon sun, leisurely waves.

In the distant, a little girl led puppy while riding a bicycle, that scene was so perfect!  

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