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Dechen attraction

The Pudacuo National Park (普达措国家公园) is one of the most protected areas in the country. Opening just in 2007, the park has garnered a lot of attention from the locals and foreigners because of its immense natural beauty. The national park is actually very accessible since it’s located within Shangri-la and thus close to the bustling town....
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There are countless mountains that are scattered all over one of the biggest countries in the world. What makes Meili Snow Mountain (梅里雪山) special? We can cite a lot of reasons. This mountain range is spectacular in so many ways. It is a range that is made up of no less than 10 peaks, a lot of...
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If you happen to find yourself in the Three Parallel Rivers Park, it’s very important you don’t miss out on the Tiger Leaping Gorge (虎跳峡). It’s currently dubbed as the deepest in the planet. It runs for more than 10 kilometers and is composed of three sections, with different water temperaments. The upper section, where the...
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Most of the civilizations are founded near rivers: Tigris and Euphrates, Ganges, and the Yangtze. The waters from them fuel the development of agriculture, among others. Three of the most important ones—Mekong, Yangtze, and Salween—pass through the Yunnan Province. This, however, is just half of what makes it remarkable. Although these three flow simultaneously, they...
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A lot of people believe that Zhongdian (中甸) was renamed into Shangri-la in order to boost tourism. The truth is Shangri-la is just a figment of imagination of a writer, but nevertheless, Zhongdian or Shangri-la is just as mystical as the mythical place in the book. It features Old Town, which highlights the fun Tibetan culture that...
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