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Zhongdian ( Shangri La ) in NW Yunnan of SW China

Zhongdian ( Shangri La ) in the NW of Yunnan Province

The name Shangri La comes from the novel "The Lost Horizon" by James Hilton.
Shangri La was a fictional, hidden paradise where the inhabitants lived for centuries.

Zhongdian was renamed Shangri La for commercial tourism purposes.
The old town is similar to 
Lijiang but on a smaller scale.
From Lijiang to Shangri La is some 4 hours by bus.

 

Picturesque Landscape of Zhongdian ( Shangri La ) in NW Yunnan of SW China

Picturesque Landscape of Zhongdian ( Shangri La ) in the NW of Yunnan Province in China

Sumtseling Gompa at Zhongdian ( Shangri La ) in NW Yunnan of SW China

Sumtseling Gompa ( Buddhist Monastery ) at Zhongdian ( Shangri La ) 

Songzanlin Monastery at Zhongdian ( Shangri La ) in NW Yunnan of SW China

Songzanlin Monastery at Zhongdian ( Shangri La )

Tibetan Houses at Zhongdian ( Shangri La ) in NW Yunnan of SW China

Tibetan Houses at Zhongdian ( Shangri La )

Hill Village in NW Yunnan

Hill Village in NW Yunnan

 

Bend in Lan Cang River

Bend in Lan Cang River

Láncāng Jiāng ( "Turbulent River",   Lan Xang ) is the name for the headwaters
of the Mekong River in China

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