Souvenir prices tend to rise the closer you get to Sifang Square. And remember,
always negotiate. You should be able to lower the initial price by 30%,
The highest concentration of interesting restaurants can be found on the streets
near Sifang Square.
Most hotels are in the new section of Lijiang. However, there are some small hotels and guest houses within the old
Lijiang and environs are inhabited by several ethnic nationalities with
interesting cultures. They include the Naxi, which have the largest
population. The best way to see their genuine lifestyles is visiting their
outlying villages, farms and rangelands.
a woman's world
Women dominate the Naxi culture. Most of the decisions and property ownership
are their rights, by long tradition.