Lijiang is an attractive and impressive city. Located in the Yunnan province, Lijiang is visited by thousands of visitors every year. The area is populated by the Naxi Group. The ancient Lijiang City is among the oldest areas in China. Visitors can sit in one of the cafes and enjoy a wonderful time seeing people go around their regular life. The Mu Palace is an important landmark in the city.
The Jade Dragon Snow Mountainis a snow-capped peak, the highest in Shanzidou. From the foot of the Jade Mountain visitors can enjoy exclusive and mesmerising views. The Black Dragon Pool is a huge space with exquisite natural scenery. From here visitors can hike up the Elephant Hill. The Dragon Bridge is also a great place to visit and enjoy the views of countryside.
There are several authentic things that people can buy when in Lijiang. The best things to buy include wood carvings, Naxi clothing, coffee, local handmade embroidery, etc.
The city is served by the Lijiang Airport. The airport caters to flights from Chengdu, Kunming, Chongqing, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, etc. The airport is located about 35 minutes away from Lijiang. A taxi from the airport to the city costs between 80-100 CNY. There is also an airport bus that leaves from the airport at regular intervals. A one-way bus ticket costs 20 CNY.
There are a few halal restaurants in Lijiang where Muslim visitors can dine. Some of the best halal restaurants in Lijiang include the Haji Beef Restaurant and the Muslim Ya Yuan. Here visitors can get a taste authentic local cuisine.
The only mosque in Lijiang is the Lijiang Great Mosque located in the ancient town of the city.