Lijiang City is the areas comprised of urban and rural areas in north western Yunnan Province. The famous Lijiang old town is more correctly called the Dayan old town dating back 800 years. The city sits the Liijang new town, Dayan old town that is famous for its orderly system of waterways and bridges, Shuhe old town, Baisha old town (registered on the UNESCO ... More>World Heritage List in 1997), and parts of the Tiger Leaping Gorge. It is home to the Jade Water Village, a Dongba cultural centre and Lashi Lake. Cars are not allowed to run in the cobbled streets of the town. Lijiang airport, located approximately 20 km south of the town.