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Dukezong Shangri La Attractions of Ancient Town in Ringha Yunnan

Local Attractions and Activities

Nixi Pottery Experience

Observe the centuries-old tradition of Tibetan black pottery making,The skill of creating exquisite pottery is a treasured heirloom that's been passed on through the generations,Try your hand at simple pottery making.

nixi pottery

Dabao Temple

In Tibetan, Dabao indicates a holy place of five Buddhas. Originally established as a temple of Kaggupa in the Yongle period of the Ming dynasty, it was converted to Gulugpa as an affiliate of Songzanlin Monastery in the region of Kangxi Emperor in the Qing Dynasty. Before being converted into an affiliate of Songzanlin Monastery, Dabao was known for its White Sect Masters who chose to practice Buddhism here.

dabao temple

Horse Racing Festival

The Horse Racing Festival is the grandest annual event in western China's Diqing Prefecture. Prior to the festival, Tibetan herdsmen and their families will begin to trickle into the Napa Lake – the largest prairie in Shangri-La area – from various parts of Tibet. The festival is held during the Dragon Boat Holiday every year.

horse racing ringha