Sun Wood-carvings

Shopping Mishi Alley, Xinyi Street, Square Street, the Old Town, Lijiang, China Published on: 13-11-2015

07:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Art & Handmade
Local souvenir
8.00 USD

Sun Wood-carvings is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
Sun Wood-carvings is one of stores in Main Square of Shuhe Old town that sells the popular local specialties, Burned wood carvings. Making from Dujuan wood and by local Naxi individual artist, each piece of carved-wood shows unique feature of Naxi people.

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Why Sun Wood-carvings is special ?

Sun Wood-carvings is not only sell Naxi carved-wood but also sell Dongba Carved-wood, the Naxi’s script is carved on wood. Carved-wood of Naxi performs a spirit of harmony between the heaven and humans. Decorative patterns are mainly dragon, phoenix and lotus, which represent auspiciousness and nobleness. Some pieces of wood are even carved and decorated by attaching and painting gold or brushing in red, so as to achieve the effect of richness, honor and dignity.

What to explore at Sun Wood-carvings?

Come to Sun Wood-carvings shop, beside the Naxi wood carvings, the shop also does custom etchings of your face (near photo-realism) with Lijiang in the background. If customers want to have an experience of carving on wood, you can learn from the artists here, from choosing piece of wood to painting and carving…even writing the Dongba on wood like a real Naxi.

How to get to Sun Wood-carvings?

There are regular shuttle buses from Lijiang Old Town to Shuhe Ancient Town costing RMB5.

Visitors also can take a taxi to Shuhe Old Town, which takes about 20 minutes, or they can bike, which takes about 1.5 hours.

Source: chinahighlights

Selling points

  • Unique Artwork Ideal
  • Beautiful works of art
  • Artistic treasures of the world



Mishi Alley, Xinyi Street, Square Street, the Old Town, Lijiang, China

Plan a trip to Lijiang based on your personalized interests.

Tips for you

  • Line carvings generally charges 50-80RMB, while the reliefs charges about 400RMB.
  • It’s better to bring cash, stores in Shuhe nearly don’t accept credit card.
    What to bring
  • Many old Naxi people don’t like having their picture taken, so you should be aware of this.

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