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Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village, Lijiang

#5 of 17 in Historic Sites in Lijiang
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Landmark
With a total of 53 pieces of frescoes painted from 1385 to 1619, Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village gives you a rare opportunity to see a surviving early Ming-period painting. With most of the frescoes housed in the temple complex of Dabaoji Palace, you can enjoy an artful inclusion of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism on gorgeous murals. The murals are not particularly well-lit or restored, so you may want to hire a guide for further explanations. Offering a quiet retreat from busy Lijiang, Baisha township offers the chance to enjoy scenic views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and take a stroll along traditional streets. Plan to visit Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lijiang attractions using our Lijiang trip maker site.
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  • The murals painted over 400 years ago cannot be taken pictures of, but they are worth seeing what you can make out. They reflect Tibetan, Naxi, Han people.  more »
  • The grounds of the various palaces are attractively landscaped and include a 500 year old "fern leaf hedge" willow (Tamarix chenensis), and there are reasonable full-size facsimiles of a few of the...  more »

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