Dongzulin Monastery and White Horse Mountain Pass
Dongzulin Monastery is one of 'The 13 Major Buddhist Monasteries in Kang Area', constructed in 1667. It is geographically located on the low area of the back of White Horese (Baimang) Snow Mountain at the height of 3,000 meters above the sea level.
The monastery houses a huge Thangka scroll painting with the image of a Buddhist Guardian. The Thangka scroll painting is 8.5 meters long and 5.2 meters wide, and is only exhibited on the occasion of Gedong Festival held on December on the Tibetan calendar ~Yunnan Tourism~
To visit the monastery from Shangri-la county, you'll take scenic Yunnan-Tibet Highway and pass the 'White Horse Snow Mountain Pass'. At the height of 4,292 meters above the sea level, this is the highest point of the highway. Various colorful Tibetan prayer flags and a '4292' stone mark this famous point.
Shanghai's water towns
Shanghai is surrounded by many water towns such as Wuzhen, Tongli, Zhouzhuang, Luzhi, or Xitang where movie Mission Impossible 3 was shot. Each of this water town has a rich and distinguished history with its unique traditonal architecture building and briges. Wuzhen for example is a historic scenic town known to be 'The Venice of the East'. All of the water towns are characterised by canals and stone bridges. Explore the pagodas, temples, gardens, museums, local shops and restaurants on foot or on a boat ride along the charming canals.
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