Weishan Ancient City
Introduction to Weishan Ancient City (巍山古城)
The ancient city of Weishan is located on Mount Weishan in the west of Yunnan Province. The ancient city was established during Yuan Dynasty. The city is centered by an arch gate tower. The streets intersect each other in parallel and the shape of the city is a symmetrical square, a typical Chinese ancient city structure. There are 25 streets and 18 lanes in total. The wall and gate was originally made of soil and clay. In Ming Dynasty, people switched to bricks to build the city.
Dali, Yunnan Province, China
Weishan Ancient City, Mount Weishan
Admission for Weishan Ancient City: free
Opening Hours: whole day
1. Visitors can take public bus No.4 from Dali Ancient Town, then get off at the South Passenger Station, then tranfer special-line bus there to Weishan Ancient City.
1. Recommended duration for a visit is about half a day.
2. The city is in Dali, which is blessed with perennial spring-like weather. Thus it is suitable to go to the city all year round. However, a hug swing of temperature between day and night is common in Mount Weishan. You had better bring one or two winter clothes with your summer wears.
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