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Cold noodles - Shaxi street food

Shaxi cold noodles by the Yang sisters

  • Cold Noodle Lady (Large)

At the top of Shaxi old street under the big tree, you will find a group of local ladies chatting beside a table of coold noodles and homemade peanut and chili sauces. The women of Yang family are famous for this Shaxi street food and you will find Shaxi people enjoying cold noodles at all times of the day. You can tell Mrs. Yang if you don't want chilis or soy sauce, and she will go light on these ingredients but still give you a little for flavor. There is another cold noodle table directly across the street which are also good, but the Yang ladies are the best known makers of this Shaxi street food.

FIND IT: at the waterfall, top of old street at the start of market street

  • YAng sisters Shaxi cold noodles - Shaxi street food Yunnan China
Shaxi Old Theatre Inn
Duan Jia Deng Village, Shaxi Town
Jianchuan County, Dali, Yunnan, 671302, China
Call: +86 872 4722 296

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Welcome to Shaxi Yunnan China - a cultural treasure of the ancient Tea Horse Road

Located halfway from Lijiang to Dali, Shaxi Yunnan is home to a beautifully preserved traditional way of life that offers a glimpse into a forgotten era. Shaxi has been protected from mass tourism due to its relative distance from popular destinations in Yunnan. But a new highway has made the driving distance from Dali to Shaxi or Lijiang just 90 minutes. The local government, keen to protect Shaxi's unique cultural heritage, is working with a conservation team that aims to create a sustainable travel strategy for the valley, encouraging activities that provide ownership opportunities for local families. Go now!