Shangri-La Duzekong Ancient Town Begins Recovery

Good News from Shangri-La, an earthly paradise in Yunnan!

Songzanlin Temple

The Chinese government has planned to spend about 1.2 billion Yuan (US$196 million) on the reconstruction and recovery of Dukezong Ancient Town in Shangri-La which was partially burned down by the fire in January. More than 240 houses were damaged by the fire on 11 January 2014 in the town in Shangri-La, a resort county in Southwest China’s Yunnan province, forcing 2,600 residents to evacuate.

Dukezong Ancient Town

Dukezong, meaning town of the moon in Tibetan, was built 1,300 years ago and became an important landmark on the South Silk Road. It is now one of the most renowned resorts in Shangri-La, known for its well-preserved ancient Tibetan dwellings.

Dukezong Old Town

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