Shuhe Ancient Town
Introduction to Shuhe Ancient Town (束河古镇)
Shuhe Ancient Town is one of the earliest habitations of ancient Naxi ethnic group in Lijiang, a well-protected important market town along the Ancient Tea-horse Road, the living specimen which witnessed Naxi ethnic group’s transition from aerial farming civilization to commercial civilization and the market town construction paragon for opening-up and horse caravan.
4 kilometers northwest from the Old Town of Lijiang, at the foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Tsing Lung Bridge, Sifang Street, Dragon Pool, red leaves of Xishan
Opening Hours: All day long
Admission Fee: 40 yuan
Visiting Time: 4~5 hours
Best Time to Visit: Shuhe Ancient Town is suitable to visit all year round.
1. Take bus 11 to Shuhe Crossing. Then turn left and walk around 10 minutes.
2. Take bus 6 to Shuhe Shangcun Station directly.
3. Take a taxi to get there directly (about 20 yuan).
If time permits, you can experience the simple and unsophisticated Naxi customs in the town for a couple days.
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