Jade Water Village in Lijiang

Jade Water Village in Lijiang

The Jade Water Village is located where a water spring exists at the base of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and this spring is scared to the local Naxi people. It is also the place where a famous American explorer/author/botanist, Joseph Rock, lived for many years. Now it is home to a large village including temples, traditional homes of the Naxi people, a theatre, and exhibits presenting the Naxi peoples Dongba culture.   

Photo below is of traditional paintings which stretch across four walls telling an ancient story of the Naxi people and the formation of their culture and the development of their love for nature. read more