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Scenery of ancient townlet Songpan in SW China's Sichuan  14:55, April 19, 2013  

Photo taken on April 18 shows the gate of Songpan County in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan Province. Songpan, firstly built during Tang Dynasty and then rebuilt during Ming Dynasty, was an important military post in ancient China. (CNS/An Yuan)

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While Songpan can be a charming city in its own right, the countryside surrounding the city offers a variety of tourist attractions. The hills surrounding the city are visual delights of Tibetan cattle herders leading their livestock over rolling grasses, endless valleys, and generally beautiful landscape.

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(Editor:DuMingming、Ye Xin)


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