is an old town in the Northwest of Yunnan. It was built 800 years
ago. It is a state-level ancient cultural city. In 1997 Lijiang
Prefecture was added to the List of World's Cultural Heritages.
With the area of 7,485 square kilometers in the Northwest of Yunnan
Province, Lijiang Prefecture has a population of 1.02 million.
It is mainly inhabited by the Naxi Ethnic group. Lijiang has beautiful
landscapes and has a year-around warm climate.
The most popular scenic spots and tourist attractions in Lijiang City are Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, the Old Man Peak, the Black Dragon Pool, the Jade Peak Monastery and the Tiger Leaping Gorge.