Langmusi

Aba Prefecture, China

Located predominantly in the Aba Tibetan Prefecture of China is a beautiful laid-back alpine town of Langmusi. It was originally a tiny village that developed into a busy town after the Buddhist Langmu Temple was built in the 18th century. As the Bailong River, a tributary of the Yangtze River flows through the town it bestows rich vegetation and beautifies the landscape along the way. Besides the Langmu temple, the town also has other tourist attractions like the Kirti, Sertri, Saichi and Geerdi Monasteries. The region is famous for the Sun Buddha Festival in January when the 20-meters long and 10-meters wide thangka (painted or embroidered silk) with a large portrait of Sakyamuni Buddha is displayed to the public.

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