Old Town of Lijiang sees tourism rebound
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The Old Town of Lijiang, one of the last surviving ancient towns in China, is a popular tourist destination in Southwest China’s Yunnan Province. (Photos: Shi Jiamin/ People's Daily, compiled by Chen Xu)
These pictures show the beautiful night view of the ancient town on the evening of April 18.
Backed by pristine scenes of nature and the elegant beauty of ancient Chinese architecture, the ancient town preserves a historic townscape of high quality and authenticity.
Since the Spring Festival, the Old Town of Lijiang has seen a promising tourism rebound as visitors flood in. According to statistics, in the first quarter of 2023, Lijiang is expected to receive 18.38 million tourists. Tourism revenue generated during Q1 of 2023 is expected to total 26.8 billion yuan ($3.9 billion).