Dali Tourist Street
Tourist Street lies in Dali Ancient City. It was used to be called
Huguo (means protect the country in Chinese) Street, signifying
the event that Yunnan People, uprising with arms, fought against
Yuan Shikai who claimed himself emperor. Huguo Street is 1000 meters
long from the east end to the west. It is seven meters wide, paved
with dark gray slates. It starts from Tibetan-Yunnan road from the
west side, crisscrossing with Bo Ai Street and Fuxin Street. With
development of Dali tourism, tourist number has been greatly increased.
Some come for having fun, some for enjoying food, some for finding
a job, some for looking for beloved one. Every has his/her own purpose.
On the two sides of the streets, one can find restaurants of Chinese
or Western food, famous tea houses, jewelry shops, antique shops,
tie-dyeing cloth shops, galleries and so on. There are so many products
that one is not able to see them all. And so the street becomes
Dali Tourist Street famous home and abroad.
recent years, with development of tourism, over forty thousand foreign
tourists come to Dali every year. They usually lodge in Dali Tourist
Street , now even expanding their activities to Bo AI Street, Fuxin
Street, Dali Ancient City, Xizhou, Zhoucheng, Xiaguan, Jizu Mountain,
Weibao Mountain and the other tourist interesting spots in the whole
prefecture. Besides Red Camellia Hotel (The Second Municipal Government
Hotel), lodging service for foreign tourists is also provided by
Asian Star Hotel, Golden Flower Hotel, Dali Hotel, Yu An Hotel and
Mekong River Cultural & Art Center.
Now, Huguo Street already becomes
Dali Tourist Street in foreign tourist map. By
this fact, we know that Dali Tourist Street is
famous around the world. It becomes a place longing
to be visited by foreign tourists, a sweet home
on their journey in China.