Lijiang: In Search of the Forgotten Kingdom

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LIJIANG, capital of the ancient Naxi Kingdom, is a land of blue sky and white clouds and beautiful scenery.  Towering above the cobblestoned lanes of the UNESCO world heritage site Dayan Town are the icy peaks of the massive Yulong Snow Mountain, home of the Naxi protector god Sanduo.

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Format: 8.5 * 5.8/Colour/Pages: 158

Category: Non-fiction/Travel

ISBN: 978-988-78537-0-1

LIJIANG, capital of the ancient Naxi Kingdom, is a land of blue sky and white clouds and beautiful scenery.  Towering above the cobblestoned lanes of the UNESCO world heritage site Dayan Town are the icy peaks of the massive Yulong Snow Mountain, home of the Naxi protector god Sanduo. Lijiang is a superb place to explore ancient cultures of China’s borderlands which also include Mosuo, Yi, Lisu, Bai, and Pumi, as well as the heritage of the ancient Tea Horse Road. No wonder that Lijiang has a special place in the imagination of the world.

Local Cultures

  • Explore Naxi religion, ancient music, and veneration of nature
  • Encounter the Mosuo matriarchal tribes of Lugu lake
  • Meet with the Lisu people of Laojun Mountain
  • Learn about the Biandun culture of ancient Han settlers

PLUS

  • Itineraries, maps and listings
  • In-depth Yulong Snow Mountain and Lugu guides
  • Includes Chenghai, Laojun Mountain and Huaping

 

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