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Shangrila Attractions

Shangrila is a county-level city in northwestern Yunnan province.Located in the southeastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau, the south of Hengduan mountain,as the interior of Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas,Shangrila becomes a major national scenic spot with an integration of Snow Mountain, Grand Canyon and Grassland.

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The First Bend of the Yangtze River, a scenic and hiking area, is located near Lijiang ancient town. The Yangtze River flows from Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and it makes a 90 degree turn from south to east within 1 kilometer, just like the letter “V”. The tow...

Around 15 km in length, the gorge is located where the river passes between 5,596 metre Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and 5,396 m Haba Xueshan in a series of rapids under steep 2000 metre cliffs. Legend says that in order to escape from a hunter, a tiger jumped across the river at the narrowest point (s...

The Songzanlin Lamasery is the largest Tibetan Buddhism lamasery in Yunnan Province, which also enjoys a unique status of the whole Tibet. Five kilometres from the down town Shangri-la County, a tremendous architectural complex standing in front of the Foping Mountain, the most famous lamasery of th...