Tenwest Mandarin School
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  • AddressBaisha Jie, Baisha Old Town, Lijiang
    丽江白沙古镇白沙街
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Dabaoji Palace • Baisha Jie, Baisha Old Town

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Contains an impressive collection of large mural paintings, some of which date back to the Ming dynasty. The frescos display a large variety of human and divine figures in different styles and patterns, and combine elements borrowed from Tibetan, Bai, Naxi and Han artistic traditions. Most scenes refer to religious tales and practices from both Taoism and Tibetan Buddhism. Entry is 30 yuan per person.

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Baisha itself is less of a overwhelming tourist experience already, though visiting the Dabaoji is a must when walking through the quaint old town. The museum and buildings are kept well but are not yet kitschy. Worth the entrance fee just to see unspoiled history.