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Mekong 6-country Water Market opens in Yunnan

By : China Daily | Published: 2018-12-06

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Bright lights paint a colorful view of night at the Mekong 6-country Water Market in Xishuangbanna autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. [Photo by Zhang Yipeng for chinadaily.com.cn]

[InKunming--Sister Cities] Visitors to Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan province now are able to experience the cultures of China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam in one place, as the Mekong 6-country Water Market opened recently.

The Mekong River, known as the Lancang River at the Chinese stretch, runs through China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, and is an important waterway for transnational shipping.

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Tourists take a boat to visit to the Mekong 6-country Water Market in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. [Photo by Zhang Yipeng for chinadaily.com.cn]

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A Thai-style Buddhist image is among the displays at the Mekong 6-country Water Market in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. [Photo by Zhang Yipeng for chinadaily.com.cn]

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Vivid colors light up the Mekong 6-country Water Market in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. [Photo by Zhang Yipeng for chinadaily.com.cn]

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Tourists Walk under rows of flags at the Mekong 6-country Water Market in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. [Photo by Zhang Yipeng for chinadaily.com.cn]

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A stairway leads to a temple at the Mekong 6-country Water Market in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. [Photo by Zhang Yipeng for chinadaily.com.cn]

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Tourists visit the Mekong 6-country Water Market in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. [Photo by Zhang Yipeng for chinadaily.com.cn]


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