Discover the Charm of Shuhe Ancient Town: A Modern Interpretation of Naxi Architecture in Yunnan

A bridge with a crescent-shaped arch spanning over water in Shuhe, surrounded by tourists and buildings.

The ancient town of Shuhe (束河古镇) is located just a few kilometres from the bustling old town of Lijiang and offers a quiet escape from the tourist crowds. Although it is a newly built town, Shuhe is a perfect example of traditional Naxi architecture, as most of the buildings are no more than 10 years old. The charming cobblestone streets, flowing streams, small gardens with vegetables and traditional wooden buildings nevertheless give the town a timeless feel. Located just a few kilometres from the bustling Lijiang Old Town, Shuhe Ancient Town (束河古镇) offers…

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