Shuhe Ancient Town
Shuhe is a village named after mountain, which means "village under the peak". It is one of the earliest settlements of Naxi ancestors in Bazi of Lijiang. It is an important market town well preserved on the ancient tea horse road. It is also a living specimen of Naxi ancestors' transition from agricultural civilization to commercial civilization. It is a model of market town construction formed by opening up and horse gang activities. Shuhe is an important part of Lijiang ancient city, a world cultural heritage. The ancient tea horse road, opened in the Tang Dynasty, runs from southern Yunnan to Lhasa, Tibet via Lijiang. After more than one thousand years of operation and development in the Tang, song, yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, it has promoted the economic and cultural exchanges among people of all ethnic groups along the road.