Dukezong Ancient Town Under Restoration
Dukezong Ancient Town in Shangri-la County in Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is under restoration since fires broke out in January 2014. The restoration plan which is worth an estimated 1.2 billion Yuan will take three years to complete. Dukezong Ancient Town has a history of over 1,300 years and is known for its Tibetan architecture. The fire burnt nearly a fifth of the ancient town's core preservation area.