Sunday, September 30, 2012

Old Town of Lijiang, China

The world famous Old Town of Lijiang is located in Lijiang City. It is a UNESCO Heritage Site. The town has a history going back more than 800 years and was once a confluence for trade along the old tea horse road. The Lijiang old town is famous for its orderly system of waterways and bridges. It is known as the Oriental Venice. The old town of Lijiang differs from other ancient Chinese cities in architecture, history and the culture of its traditional residents the Nakhi people.

In the background you see Mount Satseto known in Chinese as the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

Pre printed on the postcard.


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