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Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟) – Tibetan Villages and Culture Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in Culture, environment, sightseeing, travel

Located in northern Sichuan province, Jiuzhaigou (literally “Valley of Nine Villages”) is a stunning national park. In addition to the beautiful scenery, there are also nine Tibetan villages both in and just outside of the park. Explore a Tibetan guesthouse and some of the villages in this short video.

九寨沟 – jiǔ zhài gōu



安多小院 – Ān duō xiǎo yuàn

Anduo Courtyard


西藏文化 – xī zàng wén huà

Tibetan culture


酥油茶 – sū yóu chá

yak butter tea


鱼香茄子 – yú xiāng qié zi

fish scented eggplant


煮牛肉 – zhǔ niú ròu

boiled beef


白菜豆腐汤 – bái cài dòu fu tāng

cabbage and tofu soup


人山人海 – rén shān rén hǎi

people mountain people sea (a sea of people)


西藏令旗 – xī zàng lìng qí

Tibetan prayer flags


牦牛肉干 – máo niú ròu gān

yak meat jerky


牦牛肉粉 – máo niú ròu fěn

yak meat rice noodles


篮球场 – lán qiú chǎng

basketball court

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About the Author: sasha

Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.


  1. Dr Eddie Chung Gon:


    Keep up your excellent’Zhong Guo Hua’ learning videos !

    Eddie Chung Gon
    Sunny South Australia

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