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Mufu Palace

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Southwest of the Old Town, Lijiang 674100, China
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Feeling like I was in the ancient Chinese movie to see those beautiful building and view. It shows more about the Naxi people, lifestyle, tradition...

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nearykourouysrolanh
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I was surprised how extravagant the Mufu Palace is comparing to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Thanks to its abundant supplies of gold, silver and copper since ancient times the minority warlords here always have abundant wealth which provides and supported such a magnificent palace...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Build like a mini Forbidden City but more peaceful and approachable, you can actually visit the inside of the halls, climb stairs for great views over the city, and via the Jade garden, link to the Wang Gu tower (we did not want to pay...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Interesting history associated with the family. Picturesque set alongside the old town. My guide's knowledge helped the enjoyment

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RichardCR2013
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful garden and a very peaceful spot in the old town. Flowers and trees everywhere and the palace preserved well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank אסתר ר
Reviewed 21 April 2018

A very interesting place to spend a few hours. It’s actually a very large site and has some fascinating buildings inside.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank anniefs
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We had some time to kill and decided to take a look through. As it’s a recreation of the original it takes away some of the ‘Oh’ factor but nonetheless if you haven’t already seen this type of structure it’s probably worth the 60 RMB...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Make sure to climb to the top of Lion Hill for the best views of Lijiang Old Town! You have to pay 65¥ to enter the palace and an extra ¥50 to climb to the top of Lion Hill but it’s worth it! There are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Many people thought that this place is pricey for the ticket. But I don't think so, this mansion is quiet large compared to other buildings in the old town. The collections of antique furniture and weapon are good. I bought one of the craved steel...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Harrison J
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The palace is worth a walk-through, especially if you can find a guide to give context. However, be aware that everything was rebuilt after the earthquake in the 90's.

Date of experience: October 2017
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