The Sifang Street Square is located at the center of Lijiang Old Town. This rectangular square was the start of the Tea Horse Road and the business hub of northwestern Yunnan during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. This was the once hustling and bustling center of downtown Lijiang. Nearby there are many shops, restaurants, pub streets and places to visit. It's one of the old city's most famous landmarks. During the day, visitors stroll leisurely and locals gather to meet with friends. At night, this place comes alive with impromptu performances by local folk singers.
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Sifang Street is a snack street in the ancient city. There are dozens of small restaurants on both sides of the street. Each restaurant has Yunnan-specific rice noodles and a wide variety, so this street is also called Lijiang Rice Noodle Street. Sifang Street is the center of the ancient city of Lijiang. It is said that the Mushi Tusi of the Ming Dynasty was built according to the shape of its seal. It is the most important hub station on the ancient tea-horse road. Since the Ming and Qing Dynasties, merchants from all walks of life gathered together, and various ethnic cultures meet here. It is the center of economic and cultural exchanges in Lijiang
Sifang Street is an important place for the residents of the ancient city to carry out festival activities. Every holiday season, the street north set up a stage, and the folk song and dance performance time is 11 per day.
The streets of Lijiang have a strong Tibetan style, and the weather is fine. When the clouds are very low, walking on the street makes it easy for people to think that they are walking in Tibetan areas.