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Regong Art Country

Address: Longwu Town, Tongren County 811300, China
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Type: Resort Communities, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Kunming, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We booked Tongren Holiday hotel, the lady raised price from Rb140 to RMB280 once see my husband is foreigner. We were angry to their poor service but soon compensated by finding Regong Art country. This is new hotel decorated with beautiful pictures of this regions. Room has fresh european and tibetan styles, good value, convenient location and very friendly tibetan... More

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Xining, China
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Rebkong is the most well-known for Tibetan tradition art, including making great thangka paintings, and sculptures. Travelers who pass by Qinghai province, should not miss this place. there are also many other interesting places to visit in the region. You can also continua your travel from Rebkong down to Labrang (Chi:Xia He) either with public bus or rented car via... More

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Chengdu, China
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

10 minutes drive from the town of Tongren is the Thankha Regong Art village between Wutunshang Temple and Wutunxia Temple. The whole village's livelihood is painting Thangkha and to sell them. We visited a family and they showed us a huge Thangkha. It took the family one whole year to complete the painting and they want to make a sell... More

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Beijing, China
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76 reviews 76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The Rebkong (Tongren) valley is renowned for its thangka painters, who can spend months or even years producing a single work of Tibetan Buddhist devotional art. The beautiful wall paintings in the Rongwo and Wutunsi monasteries are testament to their artistic skills. If visiting Tongren to see the Rongwo monastery, it's well worth setting aside some time to also visit... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

I was invite to see young people who like to learn the skill of Than-Ka paintings,the master told me that it takes 10 years before you can mastering this skill and must be chosen,not many will have the patient to keep through, the hard way of life,without passion it is impossible to learn.The paintings are really amazing!Thanks to share me... More

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