Nightlife in Dali

Dali Entertainment and Nightlife goes well beyond daytime activity. At night when people come out to play, the city’s clubs and bars are its heartbeat, positively pulsating with energy and buzzing with excitement. Full of bustle, commerce, innovation and rocketing skyscrapers, Dali also has a thriving cultural scene. A trip to the city’s many landmarks and historical sites can offer a glimpse into both its past and future. The nightlife in Dali will always make you want to stay in Dali.

Night Markets and Bars, Cafes in Dali

There are a lot of bars, and the nightlife is also very rich in Dali. The people’s romantic history index is also very high. Many players come to Dali without going to Foreigner’s Street and Bo’ai Road. They only visit Renmin Road. Renmin Road is a deep and long alley. There are many shops, and there are more than a dozen small bars. The mood is not lost in Yangshuo West Street. But if you are a girl, it is best to go with your partners.

Recommended Bars

  • Tang Dynasty Bar(唐朝酒吧)
    Add: No. 87 Huguo Road, Dali City, Yunnan Province(云南省大理市护国路87号)
    Tel: 0872-2661580;0872-2675886
  • Bad Monkey Bar(坏猴子酒吧)
    Add: No. 59 Renmin Road, Dali Ancient Town, Dali City, Yunnan Province(云南省大理市大理古城人民路59号)
    Tel: 0872-2675460
  • Big Slacker Bar(大懒虫酒吧)
    Add: No. C-13 Honglongjing, Dali City, Yunnan Province(云南省大理市红龙井C-13号)
    Tel: 0872-2515368
  • 99 Bar(99酒吧)
    Add: Middle Section of Honglongjing, Dali Ancient Town, Dali City(大理市大理古城红龙井中段)
    Tel: 0872-2677659
  • Dali City Hutaoli Music Bar(大理市胡桃里音乐酒馆)
    Add: No. 1-2 of A Area, Zhongmin City Square, Xiaguan Town(下关镇中民城市广场A区1-2号)
    Tel: (0872)2299222
    Add: No. 27 Boai Road, Dali Ancient Town, Dali City(大理市大理古城博爱路27号)
    Tel: /

Recommended Cafes

  • Starbucks(星巴克)
    Add: Honglongjing Commercial Block, Honglong Alley, Dali Ancient Town(大理古城红龙巷红龙井商业街区)
    Tel: (0872)2568097
  • Elephant Cafe(大象咖啡馆)
    Add: No. 55 South Yeyu Road(Nearby Renmin Road)(叶榆路南55号(近人民路))
    Tel: (0872)2475101
  • Dali Tang Cafe(大理唐咖)
    Add: No. 350 Renmin Road, Dali Ancient Town, Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture(大理白族自治州大理市大理古城人民路350号)
    Tel: 17787899092
  • Niaoba  Cafe(鸟吧咖啡馆)
    Add: No. 21 Renmin Road, Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province(云南省大理白族自治州大理市人民路21号)
    Tel: (0872)2501902
  • Mohr Cafe(莫尔咖啡馆)
    Add: No. 312 Yuer Road, Dali Ancient Town(大理古城玉洱路312号)
    Tel: 17387201231
  • Liuchi Cafe(六尺咖啡)
    Add: Wenbi Road, Sanwenbi Village, Dali Town(大理镇三文笔村文笔路)
    Tel: 15750235380
  • (BINGS Brunch Coffee)
    Add: Huguo Road, Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan(云南省大理白族自治州大理市护国路)
    Tel: /

Recommended Tea Houses

  • Mocui Tea House(莫催茶室)
    Add: Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province(云南省大理白族自治州大理市)
    Tel: 18608853800
  • Pinming Tea House(品茗茶府)
    Add: No. 58 Renmin Road, Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture(云南省大理白族自治州大理市人民路58号)
    Tel: 15825463668
  • Buxianxian Tea House(不羡仙茶舍)
    Add: No. 437 Lower Section, Yuer Road, Dali Ancient Town, Dali City, Yunnan Province(云南省大理市大理古城玉洱路下段437号)
    Tel: 13577230053
  • Ruilin Tea House(瑞霖茶楼)
    Add: No. 78 Lvyu Road(绿玉路78号)
    Tel: (0872)2382850,15877718357
  • Ancient Town Tea House(古城茶府)
    Add: No. 24 Lvyu Road,  Dali Ancient Town, Dali Town(大理镇古城绿玉路24号)
    Tel: /
  • Nanmen Tea House(南门茶舍)
    Add: Next to Bijiamei Inn, No. 10 Fuxing Road(复兴路10号比家美客栈旁边)
    Tel: /

Recommended Book Bars

  • Meiqiu Book Bar(麦秋书吧)
    Add: Sideng Street, Shaxi Town, Jianchuan County, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province(云南省大理白族自治州剑川县沙溪镇寺登街)
    Tel: 18206956945
  • Lanren Book Bar(懒人书吧)
    Add: No. 15 Huguo Road, Dali Ancient Town, Yunnan Province(云南省大理古城护国路15号)
    Tel: 0872-2672096
  • Lanruo Book Bar(兰渃书吧)
    Add: No. 31 Yiji Island, Shuanglang Town, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province(云南省大理白族自治州双廊镇双廊村玉几岛31号)
    Tel: 18602134573

Performances in Dali

Visitors left all the tedious work on their journey, devote themselves to a beautiful scenery, a beautiful encounter. What’s more, enjoy a show of singing and dancing, which will leave on deep impression on their travel. 

  • Orsay Space(奥赛空间)
    Add: No. 111 Lvyu Road, Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province(云南省大理白族自治州大理市绿玉路111号)
    Tel: /
  • Dali’s Eye Dreamy Grand Theater(大理之眼梦幻大剧场)
    Add: North Section, Hongwu Road, Dali Ancient Town, Yunnan Province(云南省大理古城洪武路北段)
    Tel: /
  • Xiyi of Dali(希夷之大理)
    Add: No. 188 Hongwu Road, Dali Ancient Town, Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province(云南省大理白族自治州大理市大理古城洪武路188号)
    Tel: 0872-2672999

Hot Springs in Dali

Putuo Spring

Eryuan is a  small county in Dali that lies between Dali and Lijiang. It’s known for Cibi Lake which is about 73 kilometers north of Dali and drains southward into the  beautiful Erhai Lake. Eryuan is famous for its numerous hot springs. Putuo Spring is located at Yousuo Town, Eryuan County.

Xiaguan Hot Spring

Xiaguan Hot Spring is located at Xiaguan Town, Dali , formerly known as Dali “De Sheng Guan”, also known as “Tang Zi Pu”.The hot spring water gushes from crack in rock, with the flow of 200 tons per day. The water temperature is 76 ℃, contains more than ten kinds of minerals. There is good water quality, can smooth skin after bath, and have a certain effect on skin diseases and rheumatism.

Erhai Lake Cruise

Erhai Lake is the largest highland lake next to Dianchi Lake and one of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China. It has its feature shaped as a human’s ear, whose surface equals 250 kilometers square, running from Dengchuan in the north with its south end at the Xiaguan city. It is 9 kilometers in width and 40 kilometers in length. The landscape of the Erhai Lake includes nine bends, five lakes, three islands, and four continents. Because of its crystal clear water and the charming landscape, it is also titled as “Pearl of Plateau”. Erhai Lake Cruise is an enjoyable way to immerse yourself in the beauty of Erhai Lake. 

Experience Tie-dyeing

Tie-dyeing is an old Chinese textile dyeing technique. Among several places known for this handicraft, Zhoucheng village in the Dali Bai autonomous prefecture of Southwest China’s Yunnan province is the most famous. The tie-dyeing technique of the Bai ethnic group in Dali was recognized as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2006. In Dali, there are all kinds of tie-dyeing experience centers, such as Lanxu Gufa Tie-dyeing Experience Store, which is located at Xizhou Town, Dali City.