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Shuhe Ancient Town

2 Miles North West of Lijiang Ancient Town, Lijiang, China
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Shuhe is a small village a couple miles to the north of Lijiang, in Yunnan province. It has similar old architecture as Lijiang with similar places to buy Naxi woven cloth and products from local artisans. A major advantage over Lijiang is that it is relatively unknown so the streets are much less crowded and food and lodging is cheaper. In addition to woven goods, there are stores selling wood carvings, Naxi style pottery and silver filigree jewelry. There was an elderly artist whose paintings were all done with the edge of his thumb producing quite astonishing images.
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“much quieter” (12 reviews)
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2 Miles North West of Lijiang Ancient Town, Lijiang, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting many old towns we were let down by this one. It is just a small less crowded version of all the others we had seen.

Thank OzIntrepidTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old town is another old town in Lijiang. Just like in Lijiang but smaller size, and less people. But still, this is a lovely and quiet old town. Nice place to spent time when you have time to spend in Lijiang.

1  Thank Jollyjumper22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very well preserved ancient town with enough human traffic but not too crowded. Was here during the October golden week and it still felt comfortable. Lots of shops to explore and older architecture to look at. The place is also littered with great musicians,...More

Thank Houstonian88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A scaled down version of Lijiang old town. Far less touristy and doesn't take half as long to go around, but still a pretty walk and some lovely little shops. I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to come here.

Thank Orange_Penguins
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Still a very touristy spot but not as crowded and tacky as the old town, at least on a weekday in September. It's a pretty place but they've put too many shops in it. A bit like when you spoil a great beach with too...More

Thank Kk-22-11-12
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Shuhe ancient town has a quiet side with charming lanes, a park, a community garden, nice architecture. We rented bikes and explored nearby villages around the valley. Hiked Tiger Leaping Gorge and then came back to Shuhe. Spent one morning in Lijiang, but preferred the...More

1  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The Shuhe Ancient Town is quite interesting and picturesque. It has an abundance of shops selling local handicraft, clothes, shoes and food stuff. Restaurants and bars are just as numerous. Part of the old town is still quaint and green. It is a trifle less...More

Thank Lindawong9299
Reviewed 27 August 2017

今日は小さい方の古城へ行きました。途中で大雨が降ったのでカフェで雨宿り。石畳に水が溜まり懐かしく感じました。水を避けながら歩くのも楽しいです。 残念なのは建物だけ古風なまま店内だけが現代風になっているところです。街の外観に現地あり、店内に上海あり。全球化に人類は勝てません。私の愛した中国が消えてしまった気がしました。世界遺産麗江に外国人がいません。世界遺産になった街はダメになるのでしょうか。京都も麗江も…。王非を聞いて慰めます。 一番面白いと思ったのは中国郵政明信片(China Postal Card)と隣の時光漫歩(时光漫歩)です。色んな地域の人たちが色んな地域の人たちに手紙や葉書を送り、また受け取ります。そして、色んな地域の人たちが色んな地域を訪れては返っていきます。それらが壁中に貼り巡らされていて圧巻でした。 今天在这里去小的一方的古城(束河古鎮)了。因为中途大下雨了所以在咖啡店避雨。在铺石积起水,令人眷恋地感到了。一边避免水,一边走路快乐。什么令人遗憾,只建筑物古色古香,并且只商店内想要是现代风格。在市镇的外观有当地,在商店里有上海。人类不能战胜全球化。感到我爱了的中国消失了。世界遗产丽江没有外国人。变成了世界遗产的市镇变得不行吗?京都,丽江…。听王非,安慰。 最有趣的是中国邮政卡(中国邮政卡),下次光是漫画。各地区的人士向各地区的人们发送信件和明信片。然后,各地区的人们到各个地区回访。他们被粘贴在墙上,这是一个杰作。 Today I went to the smaller castle. Since heavy rain fell on the way, she was raining in shelter from the rain. Water felt in the stone pavement and it felt nostalgic. It is fun to walk while...More

1  Thank flaneur-shin
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Very special place to spend a day or staying in the town and go visit places around. Interesting to see the influence from the backpackers and the western countries towards this layback and quiet old town.

Thank Dominica W
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We didn't enjoy the place. Although it is less crowded than the ancient town, Chinese people seem to use historical towns as a big open mall. Shops everywhere... At least we found somewhere to laugh at the terror tunnel place.

1  Thank Rosarosae88
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