The beautiful carved mani stones on Guoda mountain are one of Kangding’s stand-out landmarks. Photo: Paul Ratje

Kangding, mountain gateway where Chinese and Tibetan cultures meet, is a melting pot of ethnicities

  • The city in Sichuan province has a mixture of Han Chinese, Tibetans, and other ethnic minorities, and a correspondingly eclectic dining scene
  • On the historical border between China and Tibet, it is a centre for trekking in the summer and offers traditional and modern accommodation
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The beautiful carved mani stones on Guoda mountain are one of Kangding’s stand-out landmarks. Photo: Paul Ratje
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