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Feilai Temple (FeiLaiSi) 香格里拉飞来寺

Feilai Temple is located around 10 kilometers away from Deqin Town (or Deqen Town). Feilai Temple means Guibading Temple in Tibetan. It has a legend that the temple was built by one Sakyamuni Buddha who flying to here from Tibet. It is the place for Tibetans to pay homage to the sacred mountains and it is said that circumambulators must get the key in Qidengge. Circumambulators who are in inside circumambulation must get key in Yongzongbajiu Temple at the bank of Lancang River besides the key in Qidengge. In recent years, Buddhist activities of various kinds are all held at Wulongding Culture Square and Feilai Temple.

Actually there are two places in Deqin county seat for tourists to view the sacred mountains. One is 8 kilometers from Deqin and the other being the Feilai Temple. Most travelers and photograph-lover choose to accommodate at here. Every morning, travelers are feasted with the dazzling scenery of sunrise of snow mountains. It is convenient to park and accommodate at Deqen and is the best place to view the snow mountains. Other more, Tibetan breakfast served by hotels is very delicious.

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