Nyingchi Shopping

Nyingchi is a place that many people yearn for, and some may only come here once or twice in their whole lives. While Lhasa is the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of Tibet, attracting a crowd of tourist from home and abroad every year. Therefore, in addition to taking beautiful photos and tasting authentic Tibetan food, most people will buy some souvenirs when they leave.

What to Buy in Nyingchi

1. Monpa wooden bowl

The Monpa wooden bowl is a well-known and exquisite handicraft. It is made of hardwood roots or tree burl. The wood is fine and hard, and the pattern is beautiful. It has a special flavor for drinking butter tea and wine. The Monpa wooden bowl is not deformed, split, is durable and easy to carry, and is very popular among Tibetans. In particular, wooden bowls made of cypress, birch root nodules also have anti-toxin functions.

2. Monpa bamboo weaving

The Monpa people live in the areas where there are many bamboos and the weaving industry in the Davang area is relatively developed. The bamboo product is best known for its stuff called “Bangqiong”. Bangqiong needs hundreds of fine weaves in red, yellow, blue, black and other colors. The pattern is a fine and varied geometric pattern, very beautiful.

3. Loba Stone Pot

It is made of saponite under the Mount Namjagbarwa. The saponite is soft and can withstand the high temperature  of 2,000℃. Although the heat transfer of this stone pot is slow, the heat dissipation is slow, but the food is very delicious. The production of stone pots is quite difficult, so the price is very high.

4. Tibet Crafts

These traditional crafts are made from a variety of things including precious metals, natural materials and so on. Silver and copper are precious metals and natural materials are bamboo, wood and even bones. Tibetan handicrafts are very popular in the whole world. The crafts include Tibetan rugsmasksdaggers and conch shell trumpets and carpets and textiles.

5. Tibetan Medicines

Except for handicrafts and the other religious souvenirs, the medicines are also important things to test your shopping experience in Tibet. The Tibetan medicines are totally herbal but they work very fast unlike the modern day medicines. The Tibetan medicines like Saffron, aweto and snow lotus are the popular medicinal herbs that they use for curative purposes.

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Where to Buy in Nyingchi

Handicrafts and various raw materials in the counties around Bayi Town also flowed through Bayi Town to the whole country. The forest is beautiful and the mountains are verdant around Bayi Town, the forest is beautiful and the mountains and waters are very bright. The mountains around Bayi Town is full of pine mushrooms, which are important sources of delicious food and income of the residents of Bayi Town. Nang County thin-shell walnut, Bome yellow fungus, Bome gastrodia elata, wild auricularia auricula, Nyingchi red skin peanuts are good local products. And those things can be brought in Bayi Town.

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