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ShangriLa Heritage and Handicrafts

Address: No.1 Jinlong Street, Shangri-La County, China
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Not a "sanctuary" as others mentioned. Interesting to browse but I felt like I was being taken for a ride. I wouldn't go out of my way but if you're passing by then check it out.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Hidden down an alleyway on the edge of the old town, cosy handicrafts centre with little library attached. Really nice selection of local goods incl coffee, honey, jewelry, pottery, clothes etc. Centre supports local producers, who get all of the profits.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

If u looking great escape from lousy car/motorcycle/traffic jam/ stress work and need a quite while wonderful place to go then this is the perfect place to escape. With the landscape of mountain and living among local residents with their traditional living way this place was the most amazing place that i ever went.

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queenstown
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

If you are looking for a meaningful adventure then come to Shangrila Heritage and Handcrafts for volunteer. Shangrila is a beautiful place with magnificent views and people. I volunteered teaching English to Tibetan kids during the day. At night time the old town turns into a world of happiness. I’ve learned Tibetan dance, and enjoyed Tibetan music performance every night... More 

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19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

Craft center selling minority groups for fair prices and paying wages. Center also provides free library for local community to learn English and to improve native tongue language reading. Supported through purchases, donations, and volunteer/internship experiences. Very supportive environment.

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