|Lijiang: brief description for tourists who wish to visit Lijiang|
Lijiang has a population of about 1,2 million people and is located in the northwest of Yunnan Province, as prefecture city level. Lijiang is an important and famous tourists destination in Yunnan, known also for its beautiful landscapes, with its fresh air, clear streams and snow mountains. One very interesting attraction in Lijiang is the Lugu Lake, it covers an area of 50 sq km, it is one of the most profound of China and attracts a large number of visitors. Here lives the people of ethnic Mosuo who lives in a matriarchal social system and that makes this place full of fascination for the customs and traditions very picturesque. Another attraction is the Wenfeng Monastery (1739), with high reputation beyond the borders of China. The cuisine of Lijiang is a blend of Han and Tibetan. The county is renowned for its yummy local snacks like Baba, a traditional local snacks, which is made from wheat and stuffed with meat, vegetables or sugar. fried, baked or steamed. Baba is very popular among the locals, so it is available in almost every snack bar or restaurant.