Dali Old Town gate paintings

Dali Old Town is built on traditional Ming dynasty lines: A square walled city, with gates at the four compass points. Here are paintings of the gates today….

North Gate:

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South Gate, tourist haunt:

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West Gate, also known as Cangshan Mountain Gate, this end of the street has antique shops:

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East Gate, also known as Erhai Lake Gate:

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