Daocheng travel guide

Daocheng in brief Some people say that Daocheng is the last pure land in the blue planet. Daocheng, which has known by people for just a short time, is pure and extremely beautiful. Dao Cheng literally means 'Rice Dam', this ancient agrarian county tucked away in Sichuan's Southwest Pocket bordering Yunnan's northern borders is in the same neighbourhood as the well known tourist destination of Li Jiang. However, despite its geographic proximity this county possesses quite a different cultural and feeling to Yunnan, Dao Cheng is a Tibetan county located outside Tibet itself. The county of Dao Cheng was placed under the administration of a Tibetan administrative authority in 1950 and since that time it has developed its own unique Tibetan culture mixed with the influences of Sichuanese and South-western China to create a truly unique cultural melting-pot. Dao Cheng was a tiny population of just under 30,000 people and comprises of 13 townships, in 2009 Dao Cheng County and Shangri-la County agreed to work together to build new desirable tourists towns to attract both domestic and international visitors. Geography The geographical diversity in Dao Cheng is truly uniq...More information about Daocheng »

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