Moxi Ancient Town

Moxi Ancient Town

Local Life

Insider View

Moxi Ancient Town is located at the entrance of Hailuogou National Park, which is famous for its beautiful views and natural hot springs. Besides enjoying the hot spring of the hotel, it is very recommendable to stroll around in Moxi Ancient Town and have a drink with other travelers in the local bars.
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Unique Experience

  • Enjoy the nightlife in local bars with other Chinese travelers.

Basic Information

  • Opening Hours: 24 hours
  • Visiting Time: 1-2 hours
  • Chinese Name: 摩西古镇
  • Address: Moxi Town, Luding County, Ganzi, Sichuan Province

Overview – Moxi Ancient Town

Moxi Ancient Town is located in Luding County in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan, China. Moxi Town stands at the gateway to the Hailuogou Glacier Forest Park, south of Kangding and east of Mount Gongga. The town also featured in the Battle of Luding Bridge in 1935 when some of those who fought in the battle, including Mao Zedong met in Moxi and stayed the night when the army marched through before heading north.

Moxi lies at roughly 1,600 meters above sea level, and the population are mainly ethnic Han Chinese, Yi, and Tibetan with other minorities.

The main crossroads at the park entrance has hotels, restaurants, and souvenir stalls. About 150 meters below is the original street of the village. It has a small Catholic church built in the 1920s with a colorful bell tower and several wooden shops.

The surrounding township is mainly pastoral land, and agriculture employs much of the population.

Source: Wikipedia

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