"Holy Garze Comes to Shanghai" Event Held in Shanghai

The event aims to promote tourism to and investment in Garze Prefecture from eastern China and around the world
2016-05-09 17:30 1589

SHANGHAI, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Holy Garze comes to Shanghai: China Garze Cultural Tourism & Investment Cooperation Promotion" event was held at Shanghai Exhibition Center. Garze Prefecture in western China's Sichuan Province, by choosing Shanghai as the staging ground for the event, hopes to stimulate tourism to and investment in the region among travellers and investors from the eastern part of the country and from around the world.

The event will last for eight days, including a three-day "preview" period from May 6 to 8. The official exhibition takes place from May 9 to 12, while the opening ceremony and special presentation will be held between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm on May 9.

Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is located in the western part of China, along the south-eastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in an area replete with many tourist attractions, according to chief event organizer Ge Ning. Among the many attractions, the beautiful Minya Konka is also known as the King of Sichuan Mountains, while Cattle Back Mountain is reputed by globetrotters as China's largest 360 degree viewing platform. In addition, Daocheng Yading is known among experienced travelers as "the Last Pure Land on the Blue Planet". Garze has taken a holistic approach to how the region is currently developing its tourism sector, in a move to transform the mountainous region into a world-class travel destination. This year, Garze will hold the 9th Khampa Art Festival, the 7th Kangding International Love Song Festival and the Garze Mountain Festival.

According to one of the organizers,, an American traveler who lives in Shanghai, Robert, posted a photo of Minya Konka on his Facebook page today, inviting his friends to visit Garze Prefecture. Astonished by the beauty of region, Robert took the photo at the "Holy Garze comes to Shanghai" event.

Shanghai is the economic center of China. The recently opened Shanghai Disneyland has drawn many visitors from across the country. Like Robert, many visitors coming out of Disneyland were impressed and attracted by the natural beauty of Garze.

By selecting Shanghai as the center for its promotional activities, Garze hopes to attract tourism and investment to the region among the visitors to Shanghai, including both local travellers from the eastern part of China as well as those visiting from around the world.

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