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The coming Shoton Festival 1

The coming Shoton Festival

August 5th 2014
Shoton Festivalis about to begin. As one of the most important traditional festivals in Tibet, it attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists from home and abroad to come to visit every year. The initial Shoton festival is mainly held for the monks, and from the mid-11th century to the 17th century, it is a ... read more
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