contact@YunnanExploration.com
0086-13987040240
Search for a Tour
  • Kunming
  • Dali
  • Lijiang
  • Shangrila
  • Yuanyang
  • Jinghong
  • Beijing
  • Xian
  • Shanghai
  • Guilin
  • Chengdu
  • Guangzhou
Duration
Budget
Start City
Search for a Tour
Email:
contact@YunnanExploration.com
SKYPE:YunnanAdventure.com
TEL:0086-13987040240
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/YunnanExploration
Wechat: 908400838
Have a question? Ask us here
Yunnan Tour Feedbacks
Baoshan Stone Town Tours

Baoshan Stone Town is not a town made of stone as it is named, but a big village built on a huge stone. The mighty nature mother brought along a heavy stone, and the diligent Naxi People turned it into a wonderland under heaven. 


Baoshan Stone Town is located on the north of Lijang; about 110 km from the Lijiang Ancient Town. At this small town, with its highest altitude of 4600 meters and the lowest of 1600 meters above the sea level, the difference in altitude is as much as 3000 meters. The huge stone is about 0.5 square kilometers on the waterfront which is surrounded by cliffs on three sides and Jinsha River on the fourth. The Baoshan Town was just built on this huge stone. 


In size, Baoshan Stone Town might have been a bit too small; but the precise layout of the architecture is completely impressive. With three streets across and five streets upright, they lead up to every corner of the town.  It is extremely difficult for people to slip the sight of architectural and furniture designs.  The floorings of the houses, the pillars and eaves are all made of stones. Then the furniture like stone beds, stone pillows, stone basins, and stone tables were carved from the huge stones that looked similar to one another. As a ‘town’, Baoshan Stone Town is just too nice and little, but on the other hand, it is a wonderful piece of artistic work. Hundreds of families have lived on this huge stone over a thousand years. The clever Naxi People carved their wisdom, their life and hardworking spirit into the craftsmanship. 


In history, Kublai Khan once led his army across the Jinsha River and arrived where Baoshan Stone Town is today in autumn 1253. Since then, the local population has been growing day after day. 


Boashan Stone Town sits there, appearing uniquely simple and unsophisticated, and exhibiting the charm of local culture at the same time. 

I linke to visit Yunnan for
  • 8 Days Lijiang Hiking Tours from Baoshan Stone Town to Lugu Lake

    Lijiang-Baoshan Stone Town-Fengke-Labo-Zhuangzi-Yongniang-Lugu Lake-Lijiang

    Price from:us$0

  • 14 Days Ancient Tea Horse Trade Road Overland Tour from Jinghong to Lijiang and Shangrila

    Kunming-Jinghong-Puer-Jingdong-Weishan-Dali-Lijiang-Shangrila

    Price from:us$40

  • 12Days Yunnan Trekking Tour from Lugu Lake to Baoshan Stone Town and Tiger Leaping Gorge

    Lijiang-Lugu Lake-Yongning-Zhuangzi-Fengke-Baoshan-Daju-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Shangrila

    Price from:us$40

  • 9Days Yunnan Trekking from Tiger Leaping Gorge to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Baoshan Stone Villag...

    Lijiang-Tiger Leaping Gorg-Daju-Mingyin-Baoshan Stone Village-Yulong Mountain-Lijiang

    Price from:us$40

  • 9 Days Grand Lijiang and Shangrila Exploration from Lugu Lake to Tiger Leaping Gorge

    Lijiang-Ninglang-Lugu Lake-Fengke-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Shangrila

    Price from:us$40

Yunnan Attractions | Yunnan Festivals | Yunnan Hotels | Yunnan Pictures | Travel News | Yunnan Birding Tours | Yunnan Flowers Tours | Yunnan Golf | Maps of Yunnan | Why Yunnan | Feedback | FAQ | West China Tours

TRAVEL NEWSLETTER




You will only receive emails that you permitted upon submission and your email address will never be shared with any third parties without your express permission.

CONTACT US          ↑TOP
contact@YunnanExploration.com
0086-13987040240
Emergency Call:0086-13987040240
Skype: YunnanAdventure.com
Wechat/QQ:908400838
Lifang Building-B, Xianggeli Avenue, Gucheng District, Lijiang, Yunnan, China 674100
 
   Wechat        Website
Copyright © 2015-2018 All Rights Reserved. www.YunnanAdventure.com
Follow us on:
Subscribe