The old Naxi town of Baoshan Stone Village (宝山石头城) is worth a visit when you're around the area of Lijiang. Nestled at the banks of the Yangtze River (here known as the Jinsha River), Baoshan is home to about hundred families who have built their houses on a mushroom-shaped giant rock.
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Yang Liping is known for the creation of the Dynamic Yunnan Show dance performance. Now, her new show, The Sound of Yunnan (Chinese: Yunnan de xiangsheng / 云南的响声) will premier in Lijiang upcoming May. We provide some first impressions of her next master piece!
About ten kilometers northwest of famous Lijiang Old Town, several ancient villages, including Baisha Village can be found. There, the invaluable Lijiang Mural is stored, preserved and displayed in 15 different temples. An extraordinary part of Yunnan's history!
Every year, the travel information site tripadvisor publishes a list of "The Very Best of Travel". While millions of travelers rate in different categories as destinations, beaches and landmarks worldwide, this year, Yunnan was well present with its hotels.
It's winter in the northern hemisphere and migratory birds head south. Some of them hibernate here in Yunnan. Many local wetland parks are the wintering grounds for birds from the cold north. Do as the birds do: come to Yunnan! And bring your binoculars.
That Yunnan is a wonderful place is no secret. Also, the UNESCO found that out long ago and included 5 special places on its famous World Heritage List.These are the actual Wonders of Yunnan - find out more!