Built during the Tang dynasty, Dukezong, which means "town of the moon" in Tibetan, was a landmark on the South Silk Road. Photo: Xinhua

Fire destroys most of ancient Tibetan town of Dukezong in Shangri-la

Blaze destroys hundreds of buildings in 1,300-year-old settlement

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Built during the Tang dynasty, Dukezong, which means "town of the moon" in Tibetan, was a landmark on the South Silk Road. Photo: Xinhua
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