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'Switzerland of Tibet' to hold peach blossom festival
09:08, March 26, 2013  


Nyingchi lies in the eastern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Located near the lower reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo River, it is blessed with a semi-humid climate and fascinating scenery. With a large number of river valleys and alpine gorges, Nyingchi is also called the "Switzerland of Tibet". [China.org.cn]

The Tibet Autonomous Region will kick off its 11th Peach Blossom Festival in southeast Tibet’s Nyingchi Prefecture on March 23, 2013, according to a local official.

The festival with the theme of "looking for China’s prettiest spring in Nyinchi", will last till the end of April, said Tsewang Pendan, deputy chief of the Nyingchi County.

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