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Dukezong Ancient Town

Dukezong Ancient Town, South-east of Xianggelila, Shangri-La County 674400, China
+86 887 822 3310
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Dukezong Ancient Town, South-east of Xianggelila, Shangri-La County 674400, China
+86 887 822 3310
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Ancient Town has been restored. It was very quiet during our visit in December. The town is very nice with locals dancing at the town square at night. Nevertheless, this place is still livelier than the modern city centre where shops closed very early..

Thank TJX05
Reviewed 10 December 2017

A lot of old wooden buildings, small streets, stupa and many restaurants and bars. Quiet during the winter during our visits.

Thank qiang73
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We were there for 3 nights and just love walking around. It was cold in late October but that did not stop us from venturing at night too. Love the old buildings. There are many restaurants, shops and bars. We sat at a bar on...More

Thank VeronAng
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This town has a lovely atmosphere, and it has been sympathetically re-built following the fire that destroyed much of the real old town. The new version is still a very enjoyable place to be in, to wander around, shop, and eat. There is a good...More

Thank mecman2017
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Old wooden buildings, small streets, stupa and many restaurants and bars, at night live dancing by locals on the square

Thank Wilbert D
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were here during the pre-winter season so there wasn’t the hustle and bustle of the summer. Everyone is so friendly and are eager to help you enjoy the area. Many places were closing down but a nice place to visit!

Thank Cheryl E
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Having endured the big cities of Beijing, Xian, Chengdu etc it was a real pleasure to come to a place with so few tourists and high rise apartments. It was a little bit like stepping back in time with the 'old' town consisting of small...More

Thank alannsarah
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A bit like Lijiang but less tourists and bustle. Well laid out with nice buildings, shops, bars and restaurants which are beautifully lit at night. The main square has dancing from the locals most nights between 7:30pm and 9:00pm which is nice to watch and...More

Thank Notdunroaming
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

A great ancient old town for a walk after dinner. A very authentic local old town for food, drinks, bar, music, dance, souvenior, etc..

Thank JonTeoh
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful place here. The people are nice, friendly and helpful. It is also safe to walk around at night. As they believe very much in the next life, they do things sincerely from their hearts.

Thank Teo S
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