Saldang in Dolpa is by far one of the most noticeable village with around 100 buildings. This village also holds a school made by the first german traveller, in 1995. Saldang also has the oldest gompa in the entire Dolpo region and older than Shey Gompa. This gompa which is named as Samye Choying Gompa is beautiful and modeled as Potala Gumba in Tibet and other gumbas in Thimpu.
The Gompa and the entire village is decorated and painted for festival to honor the goat king who once ruled the central Dolpa.