Brief Introduction of Lijiang Old Town
Old Town of Lijiang has 800 years of history and it is a World Heritage, Lijiang Bazi is located in the central area of about 3.8 square
kilometers, was founded in the Southern Song Dynasty. Lijiang Road, Xuan Fusi the
Yuan, Ming and Qing Lijiang Lijiang Prefecture government military and civilian
resident. Elephant foot of Yuquan originated north of the city is divided into
three shares of river water into the city after he divided into numerous
tributaries, Chuanjie around the Lane, and spread throughout the city, formed a
"front of the houses around the water, every household Chuiyangliu behind the
house, " the poetry and painting diagram.
Informal in the neat streets and free distribution, Main Street Bangshui,
lanes temporary channel, more than 300 ancient stone bridge and the river, trees,
Gu Xiang, Furuya dependent matched, highly Plateau Water trees, bridges, water,
people's Aesthetics Yiyun, known as the “proprietor of Venice, " “Plateau Suzhou. "
Full use of the city built more than a dozen springs “three wells, " the pool to
drink, vegetables in the pond, downstream drift clothing, Naxi ancestors of wisdom,
is an example of local people use of water resources masterpiece, fully embodies
the Team harmony with nature.
Old Town Square Street Ming and Qing Dynasties is the heart of Northwest
business hub, is the Tea Horse Road distribution center. Square Street to color
slab, the water washing Street, Japan and China for the city, twilight street
polyester is known for the unique field. Large tracts of the ancient city remains
to keep the Ming and Qing architectural features, the “three Square, screen wall,
Tetraena five yards, cursory Corner House"-style tile roofs row upon row of
buildings, both highlight the structure and layout, and the pursuit of carved and
painted decoration, outside the humble Neixiu, exquisite Qing Coincidentally,
Chinese and foreign construction experts as “houses the museum. "
Old Town of Lijiang many cultural relics, culture contains substantial unique,
is the best preserved in China, the most ancient towns of national style. In 1986
the State Council announced historical and cultural city in China; December 4,
1997, taught by the United Nations formally approved the inclusion of UNESCO “World
Heritage" list, becoming the first shared by the human responsibility to protect
the world heritage city; 2001 October, was named the National Scenic Area civilized
demonstration; 2002, crowned “the most desirable of the 10 cities" list.