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About Dali

Dali City (大理市), located in western Yunnan Province, China, was the capital of the ancient Nanzhao (南诏) Kingdom and Dali (大理) Kingdom. Dali City is inhabited by a concentration of minority peoples, mainly the Bai. At the heart of this scenic area is Dali Old Town, north of which stand the Three Pagodas of the Chongsheng (崇圣) Temple, a legacy of the Nanzhao and Dali Kingdoms. On the periphery of simple and elegant Dali are the majestic Cang (苍) Mountain and charming Erhai (洱海) Lake.

Popular Attractions in Dali

2,386 Reviews
Shuanglang is a small town in Wuyuan County of Dali, famous for its beautiful scenery. Shuanglang is located on the northeastern coast of the Bohai Sea and overlooks Cangshan Mountain. It has combined the essence of the scenery of Cangshan and Bohai. Yuji Island and Nanzhang Fengqing Island are within the regions of Shuanglang and are the main scenic attractions. Whether you take a stroll along Shuanglang, take a boat or ride a bike, these are all excellent choices. The town has many special buildings, such as the "Sun Palace" of the dancer Yang Liping, the "Moon Palace" and the "Green Bar" of painter Zhao Qing. They are all worth seeing.
Butterfly Spring Park
2,528 Reviews
Butterfly Spring Park is located at the foot of Nongfeng peak, Dali Cangshan Mountainj. It is known for the legend of the butterfly society and the old movie "Five Golden Flowers." The Butterfly Spring is a square spring pool with clear mirror-like spring water. From time to time, a string of silvery bubbles pops up from the bottom of the spring. In addition to spring water, there is a "Butterfly World" where butterflies are bred, and a butterfly museum displaying butterfly specimens.
Nanzhao Customs Island
1,880 Reviews
Nanzhao Customs Island is a small island on the northeastern side of the Bohai Sea, opposite Shuanglang Village. The scenery here is gorgeous, with a 17.56 meter high white marble statues, and many different styles of inns. The island also has an artificial beach, which is a great place to gaze over the Bohai Sea and a beloved destination for wedding photos.
Yuji Island
417 Reviews
Yuji Island is one of the three islands in the Bohai Sea. It is located in the Bohai Scenic Area and is the location for films such as "The Children of Five Golden Flowers" and "Ouhai Yue". Yuji Island is actually a peninsula and belongs to Shuanglang Town. You can see the beautiful scenery of Cangshan and the sea on the island, as well as the famous hotel building of the famous Moon Palace (dance artist Yang Liping) and Qinglan (painter Zhao Qing Investment).

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