Located 12 km away to the southeast of Chamdo town, Karo is at an altitude of 3200 meters above sea level, Karo ruins date back four to five thousand years and belong to the Neolithic Age. These ruins contain simple living structures, stone paved roads, stone walls and cave dwellings. Also many different kinds of chipped stone implements have been discovered. The discovery of the Karo ruins provided new material for the study of migration and exchange between peoples of northwest and southwest of the region in the Neolithic Age.


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