The Legend of Romance Show and Songcheng Theme Park in Lijiang

The Legend of Romance Show

The tourist area is 6 kilometers away from Lijiang Old Town. With an investment of 1 billion yuan ($161.4 million) by Hangzhou Songcheng Tourism Development Co, the tourist area includes five theme parks that feature local cultural characteristics, including Tea Horse Ancient Town, and The Legend of Romance, one of 10 shows that fuse technology and culture. Tourists can now enjoy a one-stop travel experience in the area.

The Legend of Romance Show and Songcheng Theme Park in Lijiang

The Lijiang Songcheng Tourist Area is one of Yunnan’s key cultural projects. It includes dining, hotels, travel, shopping and entertainment. It has become a new operating model for various tourist areas. According to the professional opinions, the tourist area’s settlement in Yunnan will bring the catfish effect-which means the effect that a strong competitor has in causing the weak to improve themselves- to the local tourism market’s development.

The impressive large scale song and dance performance “The Legend of Romance Lijiang” was created by China’s Songcheng Entertainment and is comprised using the rich culture and heritage of Lijiang, the performance has also been praised as the “Soul of Lijiang”. The show utilises IMAX 3D technology and is made up of the following scenes: Naxi Genesis, Kingdom of Females Lugu, Legend Horse Caravan, Revived Ancient Tea Route, Third Kingdom of Jade and Searching for Shambhala.

How to get to the Legend of Romance Show and Songcheng Theme Park

1. People can take No.16 bus from bus stations to Gong Ji Jin Guan Li Zhong Xin Station(公积金管理中心站), and people can walk there with 200 meters, or people can take No.23 bus to get to the Songcheng Theme Park.

2. There are some shuttle buses from Lijiang Ancient Town and Shuhe Ancient Town to get to the Songcheng Theme Park. People can take them for free by using the QR code message that comes from the Songcheng Theme Park.
【Departure Time from Lijiang Ancient Town】: 13:30、13:50、14:10、14:30、14:40、15:00、15:20、15:40、16:10、16:30、16:50、17:10
【Departure Time from Shuhe Ancient Town】:13:55(North Gate Parking Lot)—14:10(Main Gate Parking Lot),16:30(North Gate Parking Lot)—16:45(Main Gate Parking Lot)

Recommended Accommodation

1.Inter Continental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort(丽江和府洲际度假酒店)

Located in the southern of Lijiang Old Town, the InterContinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort is the international five-star conference and resort which combines modern luxury, traditional Naxi architectural, and the local representative landscape. Hotel has 274 spacious rooms and suites, 4 restaurants and bars, Spa and Fitness center. It is a 10-minute walk from Sifangjie (Market Square), a 30-minute drive from Lijiang Airport.

2.Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town(丽江古城英迪格酒店)

Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town is located in Lijiang Ancient Town. It features a wellness center, an indoor pool and a fitness center. The luxurious rooms offer free wired internet. At Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town you will find a la carte restaurant and buffet restaurant. Breakfast can be served in the comforts of guests’ rooms. 

3.Lijiang Wangfu Hotel(丽江王府饭店)

Lijiang Wangfu Hotel is located in the South Gate Square in Old Town. Featuring colorful traditional Chinese architecture and décor, it offers rooms with flat-screen TVs and free internet. Guest can enjoy Naxi bonfire party every Friday. The hotel provides car rental and concierge services. A tour desk can help with travel and sightseeing arrangements.

4.Manty House(漫庭美宿酒店)

Situated in Lijiang, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of Mu Family Mansion, Dayan and Wang Gu Lou. It features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance.

5.Lijiang International Hotel(丽江国际大酒店)

Lijiang International Hotel is located in Lijiang, 400 m from Wangu Pavilion and 600 m from Square Street Dayan Ancient Town. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. You will find a coffee machine in the room. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and slippers.

Tips for tourists to the Lijiang Songcheng Tourist Area

The Legend of Romance Show and Songcheng Theme Park in Lijiang

Tourists can visit five theme parks and 10 shows in the Lijiang Songcheng Tourist Area with a through ticket. The through ticket is valid for two days, and tourists can enter and exit the area with fingerprint identification during the two days.

Other Attractions 

Lijiang Ancient Town 

Baisha Ancient Town

Lijiang Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Course

Jade Water Village or Yushuizhai in Lijiang

Black Dragon Pool

Dongba Valley