The Venice of the Orient

Come live in a fairytale, where quaint bridges arch over neat water canals and cobblestone streets stretch along a wonderful array of architecture. Here, ethnic charm meld with living history to awaken your spirit. Welcome to Lijiang. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, Lijiang has been aptly referred to as the Venice of the Orient. At Banyan Tree Lijiang, located 2,000 metres above sea level, the resort's temperate climate and pristine environment add to the ethereal charm cloaking the air. Be fascinated by the legendary Naxi Kingdom as you explore Lijiang's beauty. Admire the majesty of the legendary Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, a sacred sanctuary standing guard over the ethnic minorities since ancient times and an hour's drive from Banyan Tree Lijiang resort.

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Yuerong Road, Shuhe
Gucheng District, Lijiang City
Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China 674100

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Mar 01, 2015 13:48


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Admire a dizzying array of water canals, quaint bridges and cobble-stoned streets in the Venice of the Orient.

Alternating between firm presses with her palms and deep tissue massage with her fingertips, she brings me to a completely relaxed state.

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