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Tibetan in Jiǔzhàigōu National Park

Ā Bù Lǔ Zī

The fanciest Tibetan restaurant in Jiǔzhàigōu, this excellent establishment is run by the same family behind Zhuo Ma’s Homestay (Zhuo Ma’s brother, Ke Zhu, is a Lhasa- and Běijīng-trained chef). There's an extensive…
Tibetan in Jiǔzhàigōu National Park

Rúyìlínkă Càipŭ

Stop in for tasty Tibetan dishes (and beers) – the meat pie (牛肉烤饼; niúròukăobĭng; ¥58) is extremely tasty, and large enough for leftovers that can make an excellent breakfast in the park the next morning. To get her…
Buddhist Temple in Jiǔzhàigōu National Park

Zhārú Temple

The first official site inside the park proper is the Tibetan Zhārú Temple in the Zhārú Valley. The park bus only stops here on the return trip, and afterwards it’s only a short walk from the ticket office; look for…
Buffet in Jiǔzhàigōu National Park

Nuòrìlǎng Junction Tourist Service Center

Above the central bus stops at the junction of Jiǔzhàigōu's three main valleys, the tourist centre has a selection of buffet dining available for ¥68, ¥98 or ¥138 based on the options offered. Push in through the so…
Cafe in Jiǔzhàigōu National Park

Star Cafe

A chill hang-out, Star Cafe has a decent selection of fresh coffee (from ¥25) and cold beer (from ¥15) and wine, plus a range of international dishes (¥20 to ¥48) from the most common tourist nationalities. There’s …