Yunnan · Dali
Dali City 大理市

Dali City administers surroundings of Erhai with the lofty Cangshan mountains to the west, a region dominated by the Bai people.
Picture: <p>Buddhist temple near Fengyangyi 凤阳邑.</p>
Fazhen Temple 法真寺:

Buddhist temple near Fengyangyi 凤阳邑.


Dali City is really two parts, the modern and utterly Han Chinese city of Xiaguan and then the area around Erhai, the homeland of the Bai people, with the Old City of Dali as its tourist hub.


Shuanglang Old Town

Once a tranquil Bai fishing town, Shuanglang nowadays capitalizes on its splendid position on the eastern shore of Erhai.

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Dali Old Town

The most important historic town in entire Yunnan and now its bohemian center.

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Xizhou Town

Hometown of many Bai merchants, Xizhou boast some impressive architecture.

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Fengyi Town

Fengyu is now mostly an industrial and commercial suburb of Xiaguan, but its interesting history still shows in some buildings.

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Rice and Friends

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Luxi runs cooking classes in the old town of Dali to great acclaim.

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Nuodeng Dragon King Temple Fair

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Story how the 龙王会 in 诺邓 was revived.

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Dali Intangible Cultural Heritage

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The official site for Dali's intangible cultural heritage.

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Zhongheyi Village History

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Some historical background on Zhongheyi 中和邑 village near Xizhou.

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Dali Folk Opera

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About the process to create a new Bai opera in Dali.

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Jianchuan Stone Carving Movie

Screenshot of https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/D3yXO1vWQXLRGQXiK8mCVA

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